Join the AAUP

Joining the AAUP says that you’re concerned about academic freedom, faculty governance, career issues, tenure, and the overuse of contingent appointments. By joining the AAUP, you help shape the future of our profession.

In addition, there are practical benefits such as

  • Discounts and insurance programs
  • A subscription to Academe, including the annual report on faculty compensation
  • Webinars on topics including strengthening faculty handbooks, good-faith bargaining, working with the media, and other topics of interest to advocacy and union AAUP chapters.
  • A Local Toolkit for chapters, which includes guidance on organizing and building chapter websites.
  • Guidebooks on Navigating Faculty Appointments, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and Faculty Handbooks as Enforceable Contracts.

If you are a lapsed member, click here to renew.

If you teach at an institution where the AAUP has a collective bargaining agreement, please contact your local chapter to join. If you teach in Nevada, please contact the Nevada Faculty Alliance.

AAUP 2015 Membership Dues
(for non-collective bargaining members only)

Please choose your income level and then click on the "Add to Shopping Cart" button.
On the final screen you will be asked to choose a monthly or annual option.

The Dues Category is based on Academic Income.


Band 1
$30,000 or less


$58 Annually $4.83 Monthly                 

Band 2


$75 Annually, $6.25 Monthly           

Band 3


$97 Annually, $8.08 Monthly            

Band 4


$119 Annually, $9.92 Monthly               

Band 5


$163 Annually, $13.58 Monthly         

Band 6


$191 Annually, $15.92 Monthly         

Band 7


$214 Annually, $17.83 Monthly         

Band 8


$235 Annually, $19.58 Monthly         

Band 9
More than $120,000
$258 Annually, $21.50 Monthly         

Show Your Support with a Lifetime Membership

Age: Lifetime Dues Rate:  
Age 60-64 $1800

Age 65-69 $1200

Age 70 and older $800

Lifetime member rates do not apply to members currently paying dues via a collective bargaining chapter. 

To pay dues via monthly bank debit, please download a printer-friendly form to return by mail.