Any non-profit organization in the US can become an ORCID premium consortium member through the ORCID US Community at a substantially reduced rate of $4800 per calendar year. This membership fee can be pro-rated for new members joining mid-year. Premium membership is the highest level of ORCID membership. To request a quote and become a member, contact

ORCID US Membership Benefits

While it is free for researchers to create their individual ORCID iD record, membership is needed for institutions to fully take advantage of the ORCID ecosystem. Benefits of institutional membership include:

  • Access to 5 Premium Member ORCID API keys for connecting multiple enterprise systems with the ORCID registry. Integration of systems with the ORCID API allows institutions to:

    • Authenticate, connect, read, and update associated researchers’ ORCID iD records

    • Assert ownership of organization name(s) for consistent, trusted, and valid affiliations with researchers

    • Maintain connections with researchers across time, disciplines, and borders

    • Ease administrative burden with faster, automated information sharing via interoperability

  • Monthly analytics reports

  • Monthly ORCID Member Newsletter

Member Responsibilities

To get the most value from ORCID, members should use the ORCID API to integrate ORCID into their systems (5 API keys are included in the ORCID US member benefits), and to assert affiliations onto individuals' ORCID iD records. Successful integrations take planning and time.

New Member Guide​ ​

​Current Members​

American Heart Association  Dallas, TX
American Society of Plant Biologists  Rockville, MD
American University  Washington, DC
Arizona State University  Mesa, AZ
Auburn University  Auburn, AL
Augusta University  Augusta, GA
Autism Speaks  Princeton, NJ
Baylor University  Waco, TX
Boise State University  Boise, ID
Boston College  Chestnut Hill, MA
Boston University  Boston, MA
Brandeis University  Waltham, MA
Brown University  Providence, RI
Bucknell University  Lewisburg, PA
California Digital Library  La Jolla, CA
California Institute of Technology  Pasadena, CA
California State University, Northridge  Northridge, CA
Carnegie Mellon University  Pittsburgh, PA
Case Western Reserve University  Cleveland, OH
Cedars Sinai Health System  Los Angeles, CA
Claremont Colleges Library  Claremont, CA
Clemson University  Clemson, SC
Colorado State University  Fort Collins, CO
Columbia University  New York, NY
Community Memorial Health System  Ventura, CA
Cornell University  Ithaca, NY
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation  New York, NY
Dartmouth College Libraries  Hanover, NH
Denver Health and Hospital Authority  Denver, CO
Drexel University  Philadelphia, PA
Duke University  Durham, NC
Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)  Boulder, CO
East Tennessee State University  Johnson City, TN
Emory University-Woodruff Library  Atlanta, GA
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis  St. Louis, MO
Florida International University  Miami, FL
Florida State University Libraries  Tallahassee, FL
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center  Seattle, WA
George Washington University  Washington, DC
Georgetown University  Washington, DC
Georgetown University Medical Center  Washington, DC
Georgia Institute of Technology  Atlanta, GA
Georgia State University  Atlanta, GA
Harvard Medical School  Boston, MA
Harvard University  Cambridge, MA
Hofstra University Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell  Hempstead, NY
Howard University  Washington, DC
Indiana University Bloomington  Bloomington, IN
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)  Indianapolis, IN
Iowa State University  Ames, IA
Johns Hopkins University  Baltimore, MD
Lehigh University  Bethlehem, PA
Marymount University  Arlington, VA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Cambridge, MA
Melanoma Research Alliance  Washington, DC
Michigan State University  East Lansing, MI
Mississippi State University  Starkville, MS
Montana State University  Bozeman, MT
New York University  New York, NY
Noble Research Institute, LLC  Ardmore, OK
North Carolina State University Libraries  Raleigh, NC
Northwestern University  Evanston, IL
Ohio University Libraries  Athens, OH
Oklahoma State University  Stillwater, OK
Oregon State University Libraries  Corvallis, OR
Pennsylvania State University  University Park, PA
Princeton University  Princeton, NJ
Purdue University  West Lafayette, IN
Research Triangle Institute (RTI)  Research Triangle Park, NC
Rowan University  Glassboro, NJ
Rutgers University Libraries  Piscataway, NJ
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Cambridge, MA
Southern Methodist University  Dallas, TX
Stanford University  Stanford, CA
Temple University  Philadelphia, PA
Texas A&M University Libraries-College Station  College Station, TX
Texas State University  San Marcos, TX
Texas Tech University Libraries  Lubbock, TX
The Catholic University of America  Washington, DC
The Children's Tumor Foundation  New York, NY
The Nemours Foundation  Jacksonville, FL
The Ohio State University Libraries  Columbus, OH
The Simons Foundation  New York, NY
The University of Texas at Austin  Austin, TX
Thomas Jefferson University  Philadelphia, PA
Tufts University  Medford, MA
Tulane University  New Orleans, LA
University at Buffalo (SUNY)  Buffalo, NY
University of Alabama at Birmingham  Birmingham, AL
University of Alabama Libraries  Tuscaloosa, AL
University of Arizona  Tucson, AZ
University of California Davis  Davis, CA
University of California Irvine  Irvine, CA
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)  Los Angeles, CA
University of California San Diego  La Jolla, CA
University Of California San Francisco  San Francisco, CA
University of California Santa Barbara  Santa Barbara, CA
University of Cincinnati  Cincinnati, OH
University of Cincinnati Office of Research  Cincinnati, OH
University of Colorado Boulder  Boulder, CO
University of Connecticut  Storrs, CT
University of Delaware  Newark, DE
University of Denver  Denver, CO
University Of Florida  Gainesville, FL
University of Georgia  Athens, GA
University of Idaho  Moscow, ID
University of Illinois at Chicago  Chicago, IL
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign  Urbana, IL
University of Iowa Libraries  Iowa City, IA
University of Kansas  Lawrence, KS
University Of Louisville  Louisville, KY
University of Maryland Baltimore County  Baltimore, MD
University of Maryland Libraries  College Park, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine  Baltimore, MD
University of Massachusetts Amherst  Amherst, MA
University of Michigan  Ann Arbor, MI
University of Minnesota  Minneapolis, MN
University Of Missouri-St Louis  St Louis, MO
University of Nebraska-Lincoln  Lincoln, NE
University of Nevada, Las Vegas  Las Vegas, NV
University of New Hampshire  Durham, NH
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  Chapel Hill, NC
University of North Texas at Denton  Denton, TX
University of Notre Dame  Notre Dame, IN
University of Oklahoma  Norman, OK
University of Oregon  Eugene, OR
University of Pennsylvania  Philadelphia, PA
University of Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh, PA
University of Rhode Island  Kingston, RI
University of Rochester  Rochester, NY
University of Southern California Libraries  Los Angeles, CA
University of Tennessee Knoxville  Knoxville, TN
University of Texas at Arlington  Arlington, TX
University of Texas at Dallas  Richardson, TX
University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)  El Paso, TX
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center  Houston, TX
University of Texas San Antonio  San Antonio, TX
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center  Dallas, TX
University of the District of Columbia  Washington, DC
University of Utah  Salt Lake City, UT
University of Virginia  Charlottesville, VA
University of Washington  Seattle, WA
University of Wisconsin-Madison  Madison, WI
University of Wyoming Libraries  Laramie, WY
Virginia Commonwealth University  Richmond, VA
Virginia Tech  Blacksburg, VA
Washington State University  Pullman, WA
Washington University in St. Louis  St. Louis, MO
Wayne State University Libraries  Detroit, MI
West Virginia University  Morgantown, WV
William & Mary  Williamsburg, VA
Yale University  New Haven, CT