Recruitment and Retention

Find resources to spread the word about AAUW membership and to make renewing an easy decision for your members.
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How to Recruit Members for Your AAUW Student Organization

Ready to grow your AAUW student organization’s membership? Set your group up for success by using these helpful tips to advance your recruitment skills. Read more »

How to Create an AAUW Branch

This guide will give you a step-by-step time line about how to start a new branch, as well as information about finance management and recruitment strategies. Read more »

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How to Recruit College/University Partner Members: A Guide for Branches

States and branches connect with local colleges and universities in order to get involved in gender issues on campus, recruit new members, and raise visibility. This resource provides step by step guidance in communicating with local institutions. Read more »

  |   ,   |   April 19, 2016

What to Do If a Branch Member Leaves? Exit Interview!

When a member does not renew their membership in your branch, it is important to follow up and find out why. The answers may surprise you, but they will guide you to a more effective membership retention and engagement plan and ultimately help your branch thrive. Read more »

  |     |   April 13, 2016
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Resources for State and Branch College/University (C/U) Chairs

C/U chairs serve as local links between AAUW, the on-campus C/U representative, and student leaders. Check out our resources designed to support your work. Read more »

  |   ,   |   April 13, 2016
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How to Successfully Initiate New Members

A welcoming branch is critical for retaining members. Here are some steps to create a welcome program for new members. Read more »

Additional Dues Remittance (ADR) Form

Use the traditional Additional Dues Remittance (ADR) form throughout the year to pay national and state dues for members you have collected dues before/after the annual Branch Dues Report (BDR). Read more »

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The C/U Chair’s Guide to Renewing Your Local Institution’s AAUW Membership

As your state or branch’s college/university (C/U) chair, you help keep AAUW’s connection to more than 800 C/U partner members thriving. Read more »

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8 Ways to Connect Your Branch with NCCWSL Students

Students who attend NCCWSL return home ready to improve their campuses and their communities. Find out how your branch can build a relationship with them, hold more engaging and diverse programs, and grow your branch! Read more »

  |   , ,   |   March 30, 2016
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Shape The Future Membership Campaign

Learn how to use this campaign to offer 50 percent off national dues when new members and students join AAUW on the spot, and earn free national memberships to give away. Read more »

  |   ,   |   March 28, 2016