You are the future of psychology, and APA is here to help you shape your path to success and voice your concerns.

Your affiliation with APA and the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) connects you to resources designed especially for you. For graduate students in psychology, becoming a student affiliate of APA automatically enrolls you as a member of APAGS, while undergraduates may join APAGS for a small fee. 

APAGS offers all its members enormous opportunities to enhance their development towards a career in psychology.

Membership in APAGS includes these benefits

Professional Identity 
  • As a member of one of the world’s largest associations for students in psychology, you will have clout to shape the future of the field, representation in political and educational arenas, and access to cutting edge science, practice and public interest news. 

Funding and Savings 
  • You’ll receive three of psychology’s top resources in the mail — subscriptions to The American Psychologist, Monitor on Psychology and gradPSYCH, the quarterly magazine for students. 

  • You’ll have access to resource guides on practicum, internship, mentoring and thriving in school as a graduate student. 

  • You will receive a credit toward APA journals and up to 60 percent off books and databases (such as PsycINFO).

Professional Development 
  • APAGS members are eligible to serve on task forces, run for official positions, access the PsycCareers database and practitioner portals, converse on Listservs® and social media and participate in convention programs.

APAGS aspires to achieve the highest quality graduate training experience for the next generation of scientific innovators, expert practitioners and visionary leaders in psychology. You are this next generation.

Make sure you have access to the critical tools available to APA members by becoming a member today.

Graduate Students

When you join APA as a student affiliate you automatically become a member of APAGS.

Undergradute Students

By paying an additional $35 in addition to your student affiliate fee, you may become a member of APAGS.

For more information about membership, see the APA membership page or call the APA Membership hotline at 1 (800) 374-2721.