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Institutional Membership

The membership year runs from September 1-August 31. Membership payments received June 1 or after will be applied to the upcoming membership year.  If you are not a member for the current membership year your membership will not start until September 1.

Please Note: Institutional Membership categories and benefits have changed as of July 1st. Please review our improved institutional membership benefits and new fee structure below before renewing your membership or joining the Society.

Benefits Specific to Institutional Membership:

  • Feature in the Programs/Schools area of the SCMS website, with a logo (if desired) and link to the program's home page
  • Unlimited job postings in the SCMS Career Center
  • 50% discount on one half-page or quarter-page ad in the conference program
    10% discount on up to ten (10) student memberships
  • Website ad accessible via institutional membership list
  • An advertisement within the Annual SCMS Conference mobile app
  • Listing in the conference program

Additional Benefits of SCMS Membership:

  • Four issues of Cinema Journal (Fall (No. 1), Winter (No. 2), Spring (No. 3) and Summer (No. 4)) per membership year
  • Access to members’ area of the SCMS website, News Brief, announcements and profile page
  • Unlimited access to SCMS' online Career Center, enabling departments and programs to post and view job applications and to identify cinema/media scholars looking for full and/or part-time employment.
  • Networking opportunities offered via our conference and the SCMS website
  • JSTOR access to digital version of Cinema Journal
  • Online resources for department chairs including data about the discipline
  • Guidelines for Program Review, and other assessment resources
  • Discounted rates on books


Institutional Membership


Institutions offering undergraduate programs; libraries and museums


Institutions offering MA or MFA programs


Institutions offering PhD programs



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