Students of optometry, this is your landing page for all things regarding student membership and other resources provided by the KOA. Please explore the opportunities and programs that the KOA offers.

Why join the KOA as a student member?

  • Receive free or reduced cost when registering for KOA educational events and conventions.
  • Assistants to Graduate and Undergraduate programs help coordinate optometrists with employment or partnership with students and new graduates.
  • Network with future colleagues for referrals and practice opportunities.
  • Become involved in the legislative process in Kansas.
  • Receive members-only publications from the KOA and AOA.
  • Access the members-only area of the KOA website for the latest news affecting the profession.