Get Involved


As a liaison between students and the Association, the UBC Student Chapter can provide our services and information to non-members; however, formal membership to the ACA@UBC is restricted to those who are official members of the ACA. For more information on ACA membership and the organization in general, please visit their website or download a copy of the Student Membership Form.

As a member of the ACA, you will have access to their online journal, Archivaria, have an open invitation to participate in the annual conference and various programs, and receive mentorship. More specifically, you will be able to:

• support the ACA’s important advocacy and outreach activities

• Read and contribute to Archivaria, a world-leading journal of the study of archives

• Keep up-to-date with professional news through the ACA Bulletin

• Access to the exclusive Members Only section of the ACA website, including a searchable electronic Directory of Members, proceedings from recent ACA conferences and access to the latest eight issues of Archivaria

• Enjoy valuable savings on professional development and networking opportunities, including workshops and the annual conference

• Enjoy exclusive access to the ACA Institute, an advanced level seminar for archivists

• Participate in ACA Special Interest Sections devoted to aboriginal archives, electronic records, personal archives, religious archives, and university and college archives

• Network with colleagues from across Canada and around the world

• Elect members to the ACA Board of Directors

• Get your career off to a powerful start with the ACA’s mentorship program