AAUW Student Organization Leader Tool Kit

AAUW student organizations are continuing AAUW’s legacy of campus activism by changing campus climates across the country. Student organization members create community and take action around AAUW’s policy issues to empower and advance women and girls. Use this tool kit as a step-by-step guide for forming, programming, promoting, and engaging your student organization on your campus.


All AAUW student organization leaders are required to be AAUW student affiliates. Undergraduate students at AAUW college/university partner member schools can sign up for free.

Student organization members at Texas A&M University strike a Rosie the Riveter pose.

Promote Your Organization

Gaining visibility on campus for your student organization is important. These resources will help your student organization stand out on campus.

If you haven’t received your customized AAUW student organization logo yet, e-mail leadership@aauw.org.

Student organization members hold equal pay rally posters

Know the Issues

AAUW supports policy issues that advocate for the advancement of women and girls. AAUW student organizations have the flexibility to raise awareness about their favorite feminist issues. These resources will help you take action on some of our most popular issues.

Equal Pay

Campus Sexual Assault

Voter Education and Registration

Graduate cords

Transition Your Leadership

Preparing emerging leaders for success is crucial to your student organization’s sustainability.

Know Your Next Steps with AAUW

Just because your members graduate does not mean that their journeys with AAUW are over.

 Have questions or looking for additional support? Contact us at leadership@aauw.org.


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Student Organization FAQ

Answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about AAUW student organizations.

Muskingum University’s adviser and the organization’s executive board members

How to Plan Engaging AAUW Campus Programming

Recruit new members and engage current ones by taking your campus events to the next level!

Kelsey, pictured on the right, posses with her friend and fellow AAUW student org member

6 Reasons Why You Should Become an E-Student Affiliate!

Give a minute; gain a lifelong community of leaders! Here are our top six reasons to join AAUW as an e-student affiliate.