Professional Membership

Individual Membership

Become An OLC Professional Member (formerly known as Individual Membership.)

Join thousands of members - like you - committed to advancing quality online learning.  In addition to significant discounts on workshops, conferences, and publications, a Professional Membership with OLC gives you the ability to advance your own professional development with opportunities to publish, share your knowledge and connect and collaborate with your peers.

Professional Memberships are perfect for members of the eLearning community who are looking to strengthen their experience and gain more exposure in this exciting field. We offer you a collaborative experience to debate, learn, network, publish and be recognized. As an added bonus, you get deep discounts to our for-fee webinars, workshops, conferences, and more.

Price for 1 year: $120 - $45 for Student/Retiree*
*A copy of your picture student ID or letter from the registrar proving full time status must be faxed to 888-898-6209.

If you purchase a Professional Membership for another person

  1. Upon completion of this purchase (when payment is received), a coupon code will be sent to the provided e-mail address.
  2. This coupon code should be forwarded to the intended member.
  3. He/she should go to this page to sign up for Professional Membership and enter the coupon code on the payment page. The coupon code will ensure that his/her total is zero and that he/she will not have to pay anything since the payment was pre-arranged.


Price: $175.00


  • Member pricing for all OLC Workshops: $169/workshop (non-member price $269/workshop)
  • $75 discount on onsite registrations for The Emerging Technologies for Online Learning Symposium and The International Conference on Online Learning  ($25 discount on virtual options)
  • $50 discount on an onsite registration for The Blended Learning Conference and Workshop ($10 discount on virtual option)
  • Free webinars on online higher education topics
  • Full OLC web access: JALN, Effective Practices, Catalog, Job Listings, Practitioner Documents, Reports, Surveys, Listserv, OLC network
  • Eligible to propose a new OLC workshop (and facilitate)
  • Adjunct Finder - Ability to List Qualifications
  • Free listing on the OLC Member Publications page for your book or publication
  • Access to OLC conferences recorded presentations (after 3 mos.)
  • Eligible for Individual awards
  • Eligible for the OLC Fellows Program
  • NEW - OLC Mentor Program: The opportunity to mentor other faculty or be mentored by a faculty member
  • NEW - $100 off select Magna Online Seminars and $100 off a new subscription to the Distance Education Report.
  • 10% discount on OLC publications
  • FREE OLC Elements of Quality Online Series books - pdf downloads
  • Nominating privileges for OLC board
  • Permission to display OLC member logo on website and social networks pages
  • Access to a listing of faculty who have completed Certificate Programs