REGISTER ONLINE! It's fast, easy, and secure.  If you prefer, you may download the paper form and fax to GSA.

If you've already registered, click here to obtain your receipt.


Early registration deadline: 15 September

Cancellation deadline: 22 September

Fees (U.S. dollars)

Fees for onsite registration will be collected in U.S. dollars and credit cards only (no checks).

Attendee Type Early Standard
Full Meeting One Day Full Meeting One Day

Professional Member





Professional Member (70+ years old)





Professional Non-Member





Student Member





Student Non-Member





High School Student



K-12 Teacher



Field Trip or Short Course Only



Guest or Spouse



Low-Income Country*




Don't forget to:

  • Register for tours, special events, field trips, and short courses;
  • Purchase tickets for your Division and Associated Society functions;
  • Apply for a Student Travel Grant by 15 Sept. (after you register);
  • Reserve your hotel; and
  • Book your travel.

Are you passport ready?

*Participants from countries classified as “Low or Lower Middle Income Economies” by the World Bank need only pay 50% of the category fee for full meeting or one-day registration; however, online registration is not available. Once registration opens in early June, please download and fill out a hard-copy registration form and mail it to GSA, 3300 Penrose Place, Boulder, CO 80301, USA.

On-site Registration Hours and Location

VCC-West, South Ballroom Foyer

Sat., 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Sun., 6:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Mon.–Wed., 7 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

  • Badges are required for access to all activities beginning 7 a.m. Saturday, 18 October, through 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, 22 October. 
  • The guest registration fee of US$90 per person is available for non-geologist spouses or friends of professional and/or student meeting registrants.
  • Check in at the On Site Registration Desk to purchase tickets for Local Tours, Special Events, and Ticketed Functions. 
  • The Abstracts with Programs book can be purchased at the onsite registration desk. 
  • GSA cannot provide refunds for on-site registration, on-site purchase of Abstract with Programs, or ticket/special event sales.

Events Requiring Tickets/Advance Registration

Several GSA Divisions and Associated Societies will hold breakfasts, lunches, receptions, and awards presentations that require a ticket and/or advance registration. Click here for a complete list of ticketed events. Don’t forget to purchase a ticket when you register for GSA 2014!

Student Volunteer Program

Students: Earn FREE meeting registration when you volunteer to work at the meeting for ten hours, PLUS a US$25 stipend for every five hours worked, PLUS get an insider’s view of the meeting! Sign up early online for the best selection of jobs, then register for the meeting as a student volunteer.

Special Requests

GSA strives to create a pleasant and rewarding experience for every attendee. Let us know in advance of the meeting if you have needs that require extra attention. Most dietary considerations can be met without any additional charge. Be sure to check the box when you register online and describe your need in the space provided.

Interested in helping students participate in the meeting?

Every year, a large percentage of students apply for travel grants for the meeting but do not receive an award due to a limited number of funds. You can help reduce this number by donating as little as US$10 via your registration form. 100% of funds collected go to students!