About SLOCAS Membership

Our members live in a wide area comprising most of the Central Coast area. Members receive the newsletter, The Artifact, and are notified of upcoming field trips and lectures.


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


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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 fill out our Registered Researcher form (below) and submit along with your current resume or CV 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 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 Researcher content and collections

Click Print Form (below) to download and print the Registered Researcher form, fill it out, and return to SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY, P. O. Box 109, San Luis Obispo, CA 93406. Don’t forget to include a copy of your resume or CV.

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