Join or Renew

Join the fight for academic freedom and the faculty voice by becoming an AAUP member today!

  • To join or renew your membership: We are experiencing technical issues with our online join platform that we are actively working to resolve. In the meantime, please send an email to [email protected] and we'll contact you to get your membership sorted out.
  • To see dues rates: Click here to see a membership form showing dues. Your dues category is based on your annual academic income.
  • To join by mail: Click here to download a physical membership form. Print, fill out, and mail to the national office.
  • Affiliation information: The AAUP is affiliated with the AFT/AFL-CIO. As a member of the AAUP you are also a member of the American Federation of Teachers.
  • St. John's chapter members onlyannual dues can be found here.

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

Show Your Support with a Lifetime Membership! 

Age 60-64: lifetime dues $1,800
Age 65-69: lifetime dues $1,200
Age 70 and older: lifetime dues $800

Click here to join as a lifetime member. 

The Fine Print 

These rates apply to non-collective bargaining members. 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. Nonfaculty are welcome to support the AAUP's work by joining as associate members.