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AAFCS is proud to be the only professional association dedicated to Family and Consumer Sciences students and professionals who represent multiple practice settings and content areas and are committed to positively impacting the lives of individuals, families, and communities. AAFCS advances the profession of Family and Consumer Sciences and provides many resources to members.  Invest in yourself and the profession and take advantage of the opportunities AAFCS can offer to you. 

Membership Rates

Student Membership:


AHE New Grad Membership


Professional Membership:
1st Year Introductory Special:  $100  
Emeritus Membership: 

AAFCS Hardship Policy

Ways to Join


  • If you have NEVER BEEN a member/customer or attended an event of AAFCS, create a profile and complete the application.
  • If you HAVE BEEN a member/customer or attended an event of AAFCS in the past, click here to JOIN
  • Unsure if you already have a profile? Call or email us first; this will help ensure your member history remains intact and your record is not duplicated! 


Give the Gift of AAFCS!

Annual membership rates cover one year of membership at which time members will receive a renewal email 90 days prior to the expiration date. Membership benefits will not be available when membership status becomes inactive.