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Fees, Deadlines & Instructions


Registration Fees and Deadlines

Registration is officially closed. The deadline was November 16, 8:59pm Pacific Time

Note: there is no day-of registration available.

Scholarships are no longer available.


Ended 10/6, 8:59 pm PT Ended 11/1, 8:59 pm PT Ended 11/16, 8:59 pm PT
ASP Members $99 $129 $149
Regular Attendees $109 $139 $159

Registration is now closed. The deadline was Nov 16, 8:59pm Pacific Time - note: there is no day-of registration.

Registration Instructions

We recommend reading these instructions carefully prior to completing the Registration Form so that you know what information is necessary prior to filling out the multi-page online form.

ASP Members: Logging into your MyASP account is not required. Simply select the ASP Member Registration fee during registration. Only one member can register at a time. If you are a member but you are also signing up for additional registrations, simply add as many Non-Member Registrants as needed. Only one payment method will be allowed. If you cannot remember the email you use for Membership, or if you are a current member and you can not register, please contact us before you begin registration: or 415-715-1400.

JOIN THE ASP and join a community passionate about astronomy education and making a difference in science literacy. The ASP welcomes all astronomy researchers, scientists, students, enthusiasts, and educators from “stargazers” to “explorers” to participate in and support our mission via membership.

Important note to New or Returning Members: If you join the ASP or renew an outdated membership, please allow 24 hours prior to registering for the conference. Or you can contact us during the day at 415-715-1400 or by email:

Scholarships: Please note: Scholarships are no longer available. The ASP is making funds available for Astro 101 instructors at community colleges and other colleges that do not have funds for professional development, as well as for teachers of high-school astronomy courses. Part-time (adjunct) college instructors are also eligible.  Priority will be given to those presenting at the conference. Only a limited number of scholarships are available. Those who apply but are not selected for a scholarship will be eligible for the ASP 2021 early-bird or advance registration rate depending on the date you applied. 

Additional Conference Proceedings Fees: We are offering an ASP Conference Series publication for this special ASP2021: A Virtual Conference. If you register, you will be able to make an advanced purchase for a reduced fee of $45. During the conference, the title is $55, and the title will be available to purchase when available for $88.

Form of Payment: We accept credit card payment (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or VISA). We also accept payment by check or credit card payment by phone. Simply register and select "other payment" and you will receive directions. Purchase Orders for academic institutions are also accepted in the same way. Your registration(s) will not be valid until we receive payment.

Confirmation of Registration: At the end of the registration process all registrants will receive a confirmation email as well as the opportunity to print a copy of the submission data. A separate payment confirmation email will be sent to the bill payment email.

Conference Recordings: As a convenience for those who attend from different time zones, or whose schedule doe not allow for attendance easily, all sessions of the 3-day symposium will be recorded and available after the conference for registrants to view through June 30, 2022. You must be registered for the conference in order to obtain access, and the recordings will not be available to share or download.

Refund Policy: Attendance Fees are refundable with an administrative fee of $10 per attendee to cover processing and administrative expenses, if made before Tuesday, November 16 at 5pm PT. You must contact the ASP via email at: or by phone at 415-715-1400 before the deadline. 

Customer Service: Feel free to contact the ASP if you have any special needs or questions.

Phone: 415-715-1400