About SLOCAS Membership

Most of our members call the California central coast their home, but we welcome members from anywhere!

Become a member today and receive SLOCAS’s newsletter, The Artifact, and be notified of upcoming field trips, lectures, volunteer opportunities, and more.


Complete a Membership Form to Become a Member Today!

Download and email the form below to info@slocas.org. You may also mail the form to: SLOCAS P.O. Box 109, San Luis Obispo, CA 93406


Members receive our newsletter, The Artifact, which keeps them up to date with SLOCAS news and events, and shares local, national, and global articles of interest.


(805) 459-6630


Support SLOCAS

Become a SLOCAS Registered Researcher

We would like to know your name, contact information, affiliations, and the subject and focus of your research and how it relates to SLOCAS. Simply complete our Registered Researcher form below, along with your current CV/resume for consideration.

Registered Researcher Content

SLOCAS Registered Researchers have access to restricted content such as SLO County Archaeological Collections Index, SLOCAS Accession Database and our extensive library.

Access Collections

SLOCAS Registered Researchers can view SLOCAS’s Accession Database  and view collections by appointment.


Registered Researchers can contribute by revitalizing collections and submitting copies of research reports to SLOCAS library.


Curate collections from SLO County at SLOCAS’ Research and Collections Facility


Fill Out the SLOCAS Registered Researcher Form

Pay for your Registered Researcher membership once approved by SLOCAS

Radiocarbon Dating Fund General Information

SLOCAS maintains a small fund to support radiocarbon dating for not-for-profit, scholarly research that seeks to improve the understanding of Native American habitation in San Luis Obispo County.

Awards will be given on an as requested basis, so long as funds are available.

To be considered for funding, researchers must meet the criteria described below and submit a completed application form to the SLOCAS Board of Directors. Applications must indicate a timeline for which C14 dating is being requested.

Find out more about the SLOCAS Radiocarbon Dating Fund.

Join today and get access to SLOCAS Registered Researcher Collections

Click Print Form below to download the Registered Researcher form. Email your completed form, along with a copy of your CV/resume to collections@slocas.org. Alternatively, you may mail the form to: SLOCAS, P.O. Box 109, San Luis Obispo, CA 93406.

Questions or problems? Call SLOCAS at (805) 459-6630 or email us at collections@slocas.org