Become a Member of AAUW

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a powerful community that breaks through barriers facing women and families today. Established in 1881, AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

If you hold an associate or equivalent, baccalaureate, or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university, you can join AAUW. Individuals who have received honorary degrees from qualified institutions are also eligible for membership.

Students can join AAUW at a special discount rate or for free when their college or university becomes a partner member. AAUW college/university partner membership is open to regionally accredited educational institutions, including two-year or community colleges.

Membership Types and Current Dues

  • National Membership
    AAUW national individual membership dues are $49. Of that amount, $46 is tax deductible as a charitable contribution; $3 is not deductible because it supports the AAUW Action Fund’s section 501(c)(4) Lobby Corps and get-out-the-vote activities

  • Graduate Students
    Graduate students enrolled in a regionally accredited educational institution can join AAUW for $18.81.

  • Undergraduate Students
    Undergraduate students enrolled in a two- or four- year regionally accredited educational institution can join as student affiliates for $17.

  • E-Affiliate Student Members
    Students enrolled in colleges or universities that are AAUW college/university partner members can become AAUW e-affiliate members at no cost.

  • AAUW Minnesota Membership
    National members can become members of AAUW MN. Dues for AAUW MN are $9 for regular members and $2.50 for Student Affiliate members.

  • Branch Members
    Minnesota AAUW Branches set their own dues. Branch members also pay national and state dues.

For additional membership information or information about Joining the Red Wing Area Branch, contact Laurie Andrews, 715-792-2842; or email Laurie.

Membership Brochure

Membership Application

Mission Statement

AAUW promotes equity for women, education, philanthropy, and self-development over the life span, and positive societal change.

Vision Statement

AAUW will be a powerful advocate and visible leader in equity and education through research, philanthropy, and measurable change in critical areas impacting the lives of women and girls.

Diversity Statement

In principle and in practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.

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