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By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so all women have a fair chance.


About Membership

Currently, we have 66 members in the Tillamook County branch, but we are eager to grow. Use the membership form/application link above to apply. Have a question? Please call NANCY CONTOLINI at 503-521-6423 or send her an email at

Membership in a community committed to a shared cause.

As an AAUW member, you’ll be proud to know you belong to a nationwide group of people who value education and equal rights …who are contributing to a more promising future for all women and girls…and who together provide a powerful voice for women and girls, a voice that cannot and will not be ignored.

AAUW is a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance. Your membership makes AAUW’s powerful voice even stronger on critical issues affecting women and girls.

National Membership is open to anyone holding an associate or equivalent (RN), baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

Student Affiliation is open to anyone who does not already hold an undergraduate degree and are enrolled in a two-or four-year regionally accredited educational institution. Students enrolled at College/University Partner Member institutions receive a free e-Student affiliation.

College/University Partner Membership is open to regionally accredited educational institution, including two-year or community colleges. Students enrolled in these institutions receive a free e-Student affiliation.

AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.

Because AAUW is a 501(c)(3) charitable membership organization, most of your national dues are tax deductible on your personal federal income tax return.

AAUW’s leadership development program gives you an opportunity to hone your personal and professional leadership skills. Take advantage of our leadership library– and consider serving on AAUW local, state, regional, and national boards, committees, and panels.

Educational opportunities.

AAUW offers educational programs that promote gender, race, and class equity and help you develop your professional and personal skills. Programs are offered at conventions, in interactive workshops, in print, and online.

Increased buying power.

Because of the increased buying power of a large group, AAUW can provide services designed exclusively for members such as quality insurance plans, including a dental plan and a health plan specifically tailored to meet the needs of women; AAUW’s First USA Platinum Visa card, which features a competitve rate and no annual fee; discounts on AAUW research and merchandise; and more! Savings from these programs will more than equal your yearly dues.

Your voice in Washington.

If equity is at issue, we’re there. As an AAUW member, you will have a strong voice on Capitol Hill on legislation that will affect the lives of women and girls. AAUW’s 150,000 members and our branches in 1,500 communities guarantees that your message will be heard.

Relevant timely news and information.

Our award-winning magazine, AAUW Outlook, delivers close-ups of the women behind women’s rights from Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Shirley Chisholm, and Donna Shalala to exceptional women in grassroots America. Plus, AAUW publishes Get the Facts–one-page alerts that inform you on how congressional proposals affect YOU … and what you can do to make a difference.

Foundation research.

Take advantage of member-only rates on exciting and extensive research reports commissioned by AAUW’s Educational Foundation. The Foundation’s landmark research enables you to make a difference in the lives of women and girls for generations to come.

Updates on public policies that affect your life.

Members receive e-mailed briefings and fact sheets on critical policy issues via Action Alert.