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Individual Membership

Eligibility
To be eligible for Individual Membership, you must be involved in education, training, service, administration, or research in the field of urban affairs.

Dues

  • Individual Member dues are $83 per year.
  • Your membership will begin on January 1 and end on December 31.
  • No institutional or personal checks are accepted for membership payments.
  • Important: Membership dues are nonrefundable after 7 days from payment.

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Benefits

Conference Registration—Member Discount
To receive the Individual Member discount for UAA conference registration, you must have an Individual Membership for the year in which the conference occurs. Memberships expire each December. The conference occurs each spring. To get the member registration discount you must renew or join for the year that begins in January and includes the conference dates.

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Student Membership

Eligibility
To be eligible for a Student Membership, you must be a current undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in urban affairs.

Dues

  • A special student membership rate of $42 per year is available for currently enrolled students.
  • Your membership will begin on January 1 and end on December 31.
  • No institutional or personal checks are accepted for membership payments.
  • Important: Membership dues are nonrefundable after 7 days from payment.

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Benefits

Conference Registration—Member Discount
To receive the Student Member discount for UAA conference registration, you must have a Student Membership for the year in which the conference occurs. Memberships expire each December. The conference occurs each spring. To get the member registration discount you must renew or join for the year that begins in January and includes the conference dates.

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Student Membership (Upsilon Sigma Inductee)

Eligibility
To be eligible for a Student Membership (Upsilon Sigma Inductee), you must be a current undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in urban affairs as well as an inductee of one of Upsilon Sigma’s current chapters.

Dues

  • A special membership rate of $37.80 per year* is available to Upsilon Sigma student inductees.
    • *This price is available after you apply a 10% discount code to the regular student membership price of $42.00.
    • If you are eligible for this discount, please contact us to request the discount code.
  • Your membership will begin on January 1 and end on December 31.
  • No institutional or personal checks are accepted for membership payments.
  • Important: Membership dues are nonrefundable after 7 days from payment.

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Benefits

Conference Registration—Member Discount
To receive the Student Member discount for UAA conference registration, you must have a Student Membership for the year in which the conference occurs. Memberships expire each December. The conference occurs each spring. To get the member registration discount you must renew or join for the year that begins in January and includes the conference dates.

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Retired Membership

Eligibility
To be eligible for a Retired Membership, you must have retired from working in education, training, service, administration, or research in the field of urban affairs.

Dues

  • Retired member dues are $41.50 per year.
  • Your membership will begin on January 1 and end on December 31.
  • No institutional or personal checks are accepted for membership payments.
  • Important: Membership dues are nonrefundable after 7 days from payment.

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Benefits

Conference Registration—Member Discount
To receive the Retired Member discount for UAA conference registration, you must have a Retired Membership for the year in which the conference occurs. Memberships expire each December. The conference occurs each spring. To get the member registration discount you must renew or join for the year that begins in January and includes the conference dates.

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Institutional Membership

Eligibility
Any formally organized unit or organization that engages in education, research, training, service or administration in the field of urban affairs shall be eligible for Institutional Membership subject to Board review. A “formally organized unit or organization” is defined as an operational entity possessing attributes such as a budgeted staff, office space, website presence, and a professional head.

Dues

  • Institutional member dues are $353 per year.
  • Your membership will begin on January 1 and end on December 31.
  • Important: Membership dues are nonrefundable after 7 days from payment.

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Benefits

  1. Opportunity to Establish a Chapter in UAA’s Honor Society  
    • Upsilon Sigma: The Urban Studies Honor Society
    • To-date, there are seventeen Upsilon Sigma chapters: Cleveland State University; Georgia State University; Manhattan College; Northeastern University; Ohio State University; Rhodes College; Rutgers University-Camden; Rutgers University-Newark; University of Connecticut; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; University of Mary Washington; University of Nebraska, Omaha; University of Nevada, Las Vegas; University of Pittsburgh; University of Washington Tacoma; Washington University in St. Louis; Worcester State University

  2. Year-round Marketing Opportunities 
  3. Conference Opportunities & Benefits 
    • Discounted conference registration (for the designated representative)
      • Each Institutional Member receives one (1) discounted conference registration each year for its designated UAA Institutional Representative.
      • To receive the Institutional Member discount for UAA conference registration, the representative must have an Institutional Membership for the year in which the conference occurs. 
      • Memberships expire each December. The conference occurs each spring. To get the member registration discount you must renew or join for the year that begins in January and includes the conference dates.
    • Option to share your promotional materials at the UAA Conference Book Exhibit

  4. Professional Development Opportunities
  5. Academic Journals 
  6. Voting and Nomination Privileges 
    • Opportunity to vote in the Governing Board Election (for the designated representative)
    • Opportunity to serve on UAA committees (for the designated representative)
    • Opportunity to nominate persons for UAA Awards (for the designated representative)
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