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MEMBERSHIP

Now more than ever, AAUW (American Association of University Women) needs strength in numbers. With approximately 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 branches, and almost 800 college and university partner members, AAUW uses its powerful voice on critical issues affecting women and girls.

Join in the commitment to speak out on STEM education, funding for public education, global issues such as human trafficking, salary negotiation, advocacy for Title IX, civil rights, and women's health.

Membership in the State College Branch means you belong to a group of approximately 155 active community women.

Who Can Join National AAUW?

If you hold an associate or equivalent (RN), baccalaureate, or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university, you are eligible to join AAUW. But if you're still a student, there are two ways that you can join the national AAUW now:

Free e-Student Memberships for Students of AAUW College/University Members
Undergraduates or degree-seeking graduates enrolled in full-time or part-time programs may join and renew at no cost with automatic renewal through graduation.

Note:  Students wishing to join the State College Branch also pay $4 in annual branch dues.

$18.81 for Memberships for Students of Non-AAUW College/University Members
Undergraduates or degree-seeking graduates enrolled in full-time or part-time programs may join and renew at this rate through graduation.

Note:  Students wishing to join the State College Branch also pay $4 in annual branch dues.

State College Branch Member Benefits

State College Branch membership also includes membership in the national AAUW organization and AAUW Pennsylvania.

Members receive AAUW’s award-winning magazine AAUW Outlook, which highlights issues and individuals affecting women and girls today, and Action Network briefs that alert you to congressional actions on issues that can change your life. Members also receive Keystoner from AAUW Pennsylvania, the Branch annual Handbook and Directory, and Branching Out, the branch newsletter that details upcoming programs as well as issues concerning the membership.

As a benefit of your AAUW membership, you can give recent college graduates a free, one-year AAUW membership within two years of graduation—at no cost to you or them. Please go to this link for more details and to complete the needed forms: http://www.aauw.org/resource/give-a-grad-a-gift/.

Members also are eligible for discounts for AAUW books and merchandise; credit cards; magazine subscriptions; quality health and life insurance plans; auto insurance; books, and more.

Dues

Yearly dues 
Yearly dues (July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019) are $77, divided as follows: $59 to AAUW, $10 to AAUW-Pennsylvania and $8 to the State College Branch. Special rates apply to different groups during discount periods, such as half price dues for persons joining after January 1 through June 30.

Life membership
Life membership in national AAUW is $1,180. In addition, life members continue to pay AAUW-PA and State College Branch dues of $18 annually. A member who has paid national AAUW dues for 50 years is considered a 50-year Honorary Life Member and exempt from the payment of dues.

Payment of Dues

Please fill out the membership form and send with your check to:

AAUW State College Branch
P.O. Box 735
State College, PA 16804

Checks should be made out to "AAUW State College Branch."

Membership Co-Vice-Presidents (2017-2018)

Candace Davison and Wendy Vinhage

Tax Information: AAUW national membership dues are $59.00. Of that amount, $56.00 is tax deductible as a charitable contribution, and $3.00 is not deductible.  AAUW national life membership is fully tax deductible. (Check aauw.org for details).