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The AAUP office reopened on September 7, 2021. Contact information for all staff, including those working remotely or on a hybrid schedule, is available here



Information and Resources for Sections

A section is a mechanism to ensure that small chapters’ voices are heard and to allow chapters to pool resources to make attendance at the biennial delegate meeting more affordable. We are developing guidance on operating sections and posting it here as it is ready. 

The deadline to form a section has expired. States with active sections, along with section contact information, are listed at the link below. Chapters with 249 members or fewer are eligible to join their state section. The deadline for chapters to join their state section is April 1, 2020. 

Sections must register their delegates by May 15, 2020, using the section delegate forms available here.

State-by-State List of Section Coordinators 


What is a Section? FAQs

Forming a Section for Delegate Representation (timeline and procedures)

Webinar on Forming and Operating Sections: Webinar slides (PDF) | Recording of live webinar (45-minute video that will open in Adobe Connect)

Webinar on Electing Delegates: This webinar provides an overview of the rules governing the nomination and election of delegates, including section delegates; reviews sample documents that sections can use; and discusses some practical aspects of nominating and electing delegates. Webinar slides (PDF) | Recording of live webinar (48-minute video)

US Department of Labor Guidance on elections.