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Membership Information


Membership in the Geological Society of Minnesota is open to all people who have an interest in participating in or supporting a public-spirited organization devoted to increasing our understanding of Geology and the Earth Sciences.

Member Benefits

  1. Advanced notice of professionally-presented seminars on the Earth Sciences given at the University of Minnesota.
  2. Advanced notice of professionally-conducted laboratory sessions for special hands-on learning experiences.
  3. Advance invitations to professionally-guided, statewide and national field trips.
  4. A quarterly GSM Newsletter containing announcements of upcoming activities, interesting and informative articles on the Earth Sciences, GSM project and activity reports, and general club news and notices. Past Issues
  5. An extensive media lending library. The GSM Media Library is an ever-growing collection of 280+ geological DVDs that are available for rental at nominal fee to GSM members.
  6. An annual GSM Directory that makes it easy to access your organization, and is a handy information resource.
  7. The opportunity to meet others, of diverse backgrounds, who share an enthusiasm for learning and a curiosity about the natural world around them.
  8. The rewarding feeling of supporting a public-spirited, nonprofit organization dedicated to public education and the appreciation of Planet Earth.

Annual Dues

The membership year begins September 1. For those newly joining after April 1 and before September 1, membership will be good through August 31 of the next year. (New members joining between April 1 and August 31 get those months free!)

Regular Membership


Student (full time)








Sustaining Membership


Supporting Membership


Guarantor Membership


 Print Membership Application/Renewal  and send it to:

           Geological Society of Minnesota
           P.O. Box 141065
           Minneapolis, MN 55414-6065