ARMA membership is open to any individual or corporation with an interest in rock mechanics, rock engineering and geomechanics. Membership options available for Individual memberships, lifetime memberships, student memberships, and corporate memberships are available. ARMA is a nonprofit organization, funded by these fees. Contributions from symposia and workshops are also used to defray operating costs. Benefits of membership include discounts on ARMA-sponsored events (including the annual US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium), membership in the International Society for Rock Mechanics (for individual and lifetime members), subscription to the ARMA newsletter and news notices, and access to discounted materials through the OnePetro Digital Library.
Corporate membership in ARMA is open to any company, firm, non-profit organization, university, government laboratory or agency with an interest in rock mechanics and geomechanics. Corporate membership in ARMA connects you to the broader rock mechanics and geomechanics community, including industry, academia, and government. Corporate members demonstrate support for professional practice in rock mechanics and geomechanics.