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The resources below will help you understand ASCLS and make the most of your membership.

Questions? Contact ascls@ascls.org or call 571-748-3770

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Introduction to ASCLS

Welcome from the President

Welcome from Membership Services

Your Board of Directors

Student and New Professional Guide to ASCLS

Using CE Organizer (an online video tutorial)

Education & Research Fund (E&R)

ASCLS Policitical Action Committee (PAC)


How to utilize the ASCLS Website Member Community

Click on the following link to view the available tutorials:


Once signed in to the ASCLS Member Community, you can do things such as join an SA, view the community calendar, join in on a discussion, change your password or upload a profile picture and find new contacts.

In addition to your state society group, the SA's you can be a part of include:

Chemistry/Urinalysis, Education, Generalist, Hematology/Hemostasis, Immunology/Immunohematology, Informatics, Lab Admin/Consultant/Quality/Accreditation/Industry, Microbiology/Public Health, Molecular Diagnostics, Point of Care Testing, and Phlebotomy.

Visit http://members.ascls.org/ to add content to your profile (including a photo) or change your profile settings.  Your user name is the email address associated with your ASCLS membership, and your password is your member number.  If you do not know your member number, click "Forgot Your Password?" to reset it.

Membership Benefits

Car Insurance
Insurance, including Professional Liability
Scholarships and Awards
Certification Maintenance Memberships (CMM)
Online Education

Publication Samples


ASCLS Today CLS Journal
April 2013 Winter 2013
May 2013 Spring 2013

Find more archived publications here: http://www.ascls.org/professional-development/publications

Remember, you can always contact

ascls@ascls.org if you have any questions.


Member Benefits

Connect through the Online Community at  connect.ascls.org

Download a New App to Access the Connect Community on Your Mobile Device

Convenient. The app keeps you logged in, making the entire Connect Community (and all its functions) just an icon away.

Accessible. Look up other members in the directory, send and respond to messages, and monitor community discussions in real time.


To download the app:membercentric

1. Go to the Google Play store or the Apple App Store and download the MemberCentric app.

 2. Search for ASCLS when prompted to "Find your organization."

 3. Log in using your credentials for your ASCLS member account.





ASCLS's Career Center is part of the National Healthcare Network, giving ASCLS members access to a vast, interprofessionally connected set of career networks in healthcare. Job seekers can browse open positions and post their resume and contact information for employers who are looking to fill open positions. ASCLS members are flagged for higher visibility, giving them a leg up on the competition.

ASCLS members are kept informed through two Society publications. Clinical Laboratory Science is an award-winning,quarterly journal featuring articles on the very latest in research, education and government actions affecting the profession. ASCLS Today, our newsletter, is published eight times a year and provides timely updates on association activities in the legislative, educational and membership arenas. These two publications, along with additional mailings targeted to Society leaders, keep our members informed.

ASCLS offers a number of live and virtual events as well as self study courses that allows learners to progress through materials at their convenience. 

All education through the ASCLS Education website is P.A.C.E ® accredited. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees. 

Event costs reflect ASCLS member/non-member pricing.

ASCLS offers free courses to members throughout the year via our Learning Management System (LMS) found at https://www.pathlms.com/ascls/courses/. To find the free courses for members, browse by the categopry "Free for ASCLS Members" or click here to view the courses directly. 

As new laws and regulations bring momentous changes to clinical laboratory science, your ASCLS membership provides you with liaisons to Members of Congress, Federal and state agencies. Our government affairs team monitors and influences laws and regulations that affect the profession. This dedicated team, coupled with extensive grassroots involvement from the membership, ensures that the concerns of the profession are heard in Congress. To ensure effective advocacy, each year ASCLS also holds a Legislative Symposium. Participants learn the manner in which current issues are being addressed within government and are briefed in lobbying skills. Participants also meet with Members of Congress to discuss the issues important to the profession and to advocate for our best interests.

One of the important benefits to members of ASCLS is our regional, state and local meetings. These gatherings provide scientific and technical continuing education sessions, as well as networking opportunities with local and regional colleagues.

ASCLS members can choose from a range of discount services targeted especially for clinical laboratory professionals.  Participate in the ASCLS insurance programs and take advantage of group rates on health, professional liability, life, and  disability insurance. 

ASCLS has partnered with Office Depot to bring our members a national discount program.  Save up to 80% off on preferred products.  Shop online or in stores.  FREE next day delivery on orders over $50.  To shop or print your in-store savings card, click here.



The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science is the preeminent organization for clinical laboratory science practitioners. ASCLS provides dynamic leadership and vigorously promotes all aspects of clinical laboratory science practice, education, and management to ensure excellent, accessible, and cost-effective laboratory services for the consumers of health care.

Having problems with your renewal?  Contact us at ascls@ascls.org or 571.748.3770.

Note: Your paid ASCLS membership is valid Aug. 1 – July 31.  (Click each title to expand)



Professional: $108 to join ($96 to renew)    plus state dues (see state schedule)

Open to all persons certified or engaged in the practice and/or education process of clinical laboratory science, including those with an active interest in supporting the purposes and goals of this society.  Includes basic benefits plus the award winning journal, Clinical Laboratory Science.  International members must join in this member category.

Community: $72 to join ($60 to renew)

Community Membership shall be open to all persons. Community Membership is NOT eligible for member discounts for live ASCLS national events and does NOT count towards continuous professional membership in the society which is used for eligibility of emeritus membership status. Community members cannot hold office or vote in ASCLS elections.

Ascending Professional: $60 ($48 to renew)     plus state dues (see state schedule)

Ascending Professional Membership is open to any individual eligible for Professional Membership, if the individual has not held previous membership other than Developing Professional or Ascending Professional Membership in this Society and is within five years of graduation from a program of clinical laboratory studies.

Developing Professional: $24     plus state dues (see state schedule)

Developing Professional membership shall be open to any person enrolled as a student in a program of clinical laboratory studies. 

Emeritus: $24     no state dues required

Open to any an individual who has been a professional member of ASCLS and whose age and years of continuous Professional Membership are equal to or greater than 90. If you think you qualify, please email ascls@ascls.org.





 Developing Professional (Student)


CA $25   AR, AZ, CT, DC, FL, IL, IN, IA, KY, LA, MA, MI, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OH, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, VA, WI $5 
AZ, CO, NV, NY, WA $20   AL $4
TX $18   OK $3
TN $16   GA, UT, WV $2
AL, CT, DE, DC, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, MA, MI, MS, NH, OK, OR, PA, PR, RI, SC, UT, VA, WI, WV, WY   $10   *Ascending Professional
(state dues schedule same as Professional except for the states listed below)

CA - $0, DC - $5, MN - $0, NY - $0, TX - $9, CO - $10, OH - $10

MD   $6      
ME, NM, ND, VT  $5      
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