Networking event at the 2015 UAA conference

Membership at all levels includes the following benefits:

  • Open access to two international peer-reviewed journals: Journal of Urban Affairs, and Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City
  • Free access to year-round professional development webinars (e.g., online teaching, publishing, teaching strategies, research strategies)
  • Opportunities to network with a welcoming and multidisciplinary community
  • Discounted registration for the annual UAA conference

More specific information about benefits  are provided in the member category listed below.

Individual Member

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

Benefits
Individual members:

BenefitBenefit Type
Open access to Journal of Urban AffairsFree online and print publication formats
Open access to Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the CityFree online and print publication formats
Webinars (Spring/Fall)

(e.g. Publishing - journals/books; Engaged/Advocacy/Activist Scholarship; Teaching; Graduate Students; Research Strategies)
Free registration
Professional Development Workshops (Spring/Fall)

(e.g. teaching, graduate students)
Discounted registration
Annual Conference or Symposium

(Spring)
Discounted registration
Intensive workshops on publishing, research strategies, and teaching

(Summer)
Discounted registration
UAA members online discount bookstore (coming soon)Discounted books
Submitting news via UAA social media channels, website,
and email subscription alert system
Free news posting
Voting in UAA Governing Board electionOpportunity
Nominating persons for UAA AwardsOpportunity

Dues
Individual dues are $83.

No institutional or personal checks are accepted for membership payments. Your membership will begin on January 1 and end on December 31.

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 Member

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

Benefits

BenefitBenefit Type
Open access to Journal of Urban AffairsFree online and print publication formats
Open access to Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the CityFree online and print publication formats
Webinars (Spring/Fall)

(e.g. Publishing - journals/books; Engaged/Advocacy/Activist Scholarship; Teaching; Graduate Students; Research Strategies)
Free registration
Professional Development Workshops (Spring/Fall)

(e.g. teaching, graduate students)
Discounted registration
Annual Conference or Symposium

(Spring)
Discounted registration
Intensive workshops on publishing, research strategies, and teaching

(Summer)
Discounted registration
UAA members online discount bookstore (coming soon)Discounted books
Submitting news via UAA social media channels, website,
and email subscription alert system
Free news posting
Voting in UAA Governing Board electionOpportunity
Nominating persons for UAA AwardsOpportunity

Dues
A special student membership rate of $42 per year  is available for currently enrolled students.

No institutional or personal checks are accepted for membership payments. Your membership will begin on January 1 and end on December 31.

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 Member

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.

Benefits
Retired members:

BenefitBenefit Type
Open access to Journal of Urban AffairsFree online and print publication formats
Open access to Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the CityFree online and print publication formats
Webinars (Spring/Fall)

(e.g. Publishing - journals/books; Engaged/Advocacy/Activist Scholarship; Teaching; Graduate Students; Research Strategies)
Free registration
Professional Development Workshops (Spring/Fall)

(e.g. teaching, graduate students)
Discounted registration
Annual Conference or Symposium

(Spring)
Discounted registration
Intensive workshops on publishing, research strategies, and teaching

(Summer)
Discounted registration
UAA members online discount bookstore (coming soon)Discounted books
Submitting news via UAA social media channels, website,
and email subscription alert system
Free news posting
Voting in UAA Governing Board electionOpportunity
Nominating persons for UAA AwardsOpportunity

Dues
Retired dues are $41.50.

No institutional or personal checks are accepted for membership payments. Your membership will begin on January 1 and end on December 31.

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 Member

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.

Benefits

BenefitBenefit Type
Establish a Chapter in UAA’s Honor Society: Upsilon Sigma - The Urban Studies Honor Society Opportunity
Maintain your active Upsilon Sigma chapter status  (If your unit has an approved chapter)Status maintenance
Submit job ads (valued at $300 per job ad)Opportunity
Submit news via UAA social media channels website, and email subscription alert systemFree news posting
Nominate persons for UAA AwardsOpportunity
Vote in UAA Governing Board electionOpportunity
Serve on UAA committeesOpportunity
Open access to Journal of Urban Affairs contentFree online and print publication formats
Open access to Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City contentFree online and print publication formats
UAA Webinars
(e.g. Publishing - journals/books; Engaged/Advocacy/Activist Scholarship; Teaching; Research strategies)
Free registration
Annual UAA spring conference or symposiumDiscounted registration
Professional development workshop series
(e.g. teaching, graduate students)
Discounted registration
Summer intensive workshops
(e.g. publishing, research strategies, and teaching)
Discounted registration
UAA members online discount bookstore (coming soon)Discounted registration

Dues
Institutional dues for UAA are $353 per year.

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