Share in the commitment to speak out on vital social, economic, and political issues …
You can elect to join at the national level, or the national & branch level (membership at the national level is required to become a branch-level member). If you do not live in an area with an active branch, you can become a member at large and/or join one of our virtual branches – or start one of your own! Please visit the membership page on the National organization’s website for more details: Membership – AAUW: Empowering Women Since 1881
Who Can Join?
If you hold an associate’s or equivalent, bachelor’s, or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university, you can join AAUW as an individual (member-at-large) or as a member of one of AAUW’s 1,000 branches. Branch members also belong to the national organization.
If you are an undergraduate in a two-or four-year regionally accredited educational institution, you can join as a student affiliate of a branch or a student-affiliate-at-large.
College / University Partners
Qualified institutions are educational institutions that offer recognized associate, baccalaureate, or higher degrees and that have full regional accreditation (including two-year or community colleges) or appropriate professional association approval.
AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization based on gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.
Now more than ever, the American Association of University Women needs strength in numbers. With more than 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 branches, and eight hundred college and university partner members, AAUW uses its powerful voice on critical issues affecting women and girls.