Student Memberships

If you are enrolled in a pharmacy program at any educational institution in Canada, a student membership in the Ontario Pharmacists Association is a smart purchase. 

To determine your membership type, please base your selection on your academic standing on January 1 of the new membership year (e.g., January 1, 2017 for the 2017 memberhsip year).

Undergraduate pharmacy students

If you are in your first, second, third or fourth year of undergraduate pharmacy studies.

Written your exams but haven't received the results yet? Assume the best and register as a first year new practitioner!

Graduate students

If you are completing a pharmacy-related internship, studentship, residency, or Masters program. If you are a licensed pharmacist completing a PharmD for Pharmacists program.

Note: Proof of registration in one of the above programs will be requested before your membership application can be approved.

IPG students

If you are currently enrolled in the IPG program at the University of Toronto and have received a registration reference code. Please register using the form provided by the school or join online as a new member.

Your membership gives you the tools and connections that can help you achieve your professional goals today and well into the future.

As a student member, you get access to one-of-a-kind networking opportunities and best-in-class continuing education programs, which can help you shape the direction of your career. As a member, you also have the opportunity to become involved in advocacy work to shape the future of the entire profession.

Becoming a student member provides you with most of the benefits of a full membership — but at a drastically reduced price to suit your student budget. You will enjoy:

Privileges: The opportunity to attend OPA meetings and conferences and hold positions on the Board and committees. (No voting privileges.)

Ontario Pharmacists Association memberships may be cancelled at any time, however membership fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Requests made in writing within 10 calendar days of purchase may be considered, however, in all cases, an administration fee of 10 per cent of the membership fee (plus HST) will be charged. 

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