Roanoke Valley Astronomical Society


Applying for RVAS Membership

Thank you for your interest in joining RVAS. To become a member, you’ll need to:

  • Complete the Membership Form, including choosing the type of membership you prefer and

  •Submit the Membership Form and your dues payment.

Membership Form: Click here to download the form. Print page 1 of the form and provide the information requested (please print legibly). The form is in PDF format and requires Adobe Acrobat Reader. If needed, download Adobe Acrobat Reader from the Adobe website by clicking here.   

  • Choosing Your Membership Type:  See page 2 of the form for the 5 membership types from which to choose. (For full-time students, click here for our free introductory membership offer.)

  • Dues Amount:  See page 2 of the form for instructions on how to determine the dues amount based on your choice of membership type and the month when joining.

Making Your Payment:  The RVAS accepts payment by PayPal or check or money order. See page 2 of the Membership Form for links to make your payment by PayPal or for payment by check or money order.

Submitting the Membership Form:  Depending on the payment method you choose and whether you have scanning capability, you may be able to submit your Membership Form by email. Otherwise, you may need to submit the form and dues payment by mail. See page 2 of the form for details.

Please Note: Your membership cannot begin until a completed, signed and dated Membership Form and dues payment have been received by the RVAS.