Membership

Thank you for your interest in the AAUW Las Cruces Branch!

Join us for an exciting opportunity to make new friends, learn, be inspired, and support our mission! We are part of a larger state and national organization with a long history of affecting change on the issues women care about: education, civil rights, equity in the workplace, reproductive rights, and gender discrimination.

Membership Brochure 2019

Note:  Click on the above link to download brochure, print, and mail after completed

Our Vision is Simple

We bring people together for the common goal of breaking through educational and economic barriers for women and girls.

Our Mission is Sound

To advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy

Making an Impact for Women and Girls

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.

In principle and in practice, 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.

To Apply For Membership

Your membership will be effective immediately and extend through the current membership year to June 30. Please print, complete, and mail the membership application form.

Click Membership Brochure 2019  to view the mail-in flyer and join!

Branch Member Dues
Annual dues are $97, which includes $59 to the national organization, $18 to the state organization, and $20 to our local Branch.

Shape the Future (STF) Memberships will be offered to new members joining at a monthly general meeting or a branch sponsored a public event such as Girls Can! between September 2019 and March 2020. This gives new members a discount of $38.50, with the membership extending through June 30, 2020.

New members joining after March 15th, 2020 pay a full-price membership of $97 which extends from the date of membership in 2020 through June of 2021. Dues paid to join our branch also cover state and national AAUW dues.

Instructions for Joining as a Branch Member Online:
Go to the AAUW website at aauw.org.
Select “Join” in the purple box on the menu bar at the top of the homepage.
Select “Branch Members.”  Follow the prompts.

Membership Benefits
A one-year membership includes membership in the Las Cruces AAUW Branch, New Mexico AAUW, and National AAUW. Members receive the following electronic publications: AAUW Outlook from our national association, the Roadrunner from NM AAUW, and our Organ Mountain Views. Branch members are entitled to vote, hold office, and participate in all branch interest groups and activities.

Member Opportunities
As a member of our branch, you will have opportunities to:

  • Participate in various events, activities, and interest groups, and develop friendships with interesting, diverse and informed members;
  • Make a difference in the lives of others in local groups by volunteering in one or more of the organization’s community service opportunities;
  • Participate in our fundraising activities that earn money for local school programs and scholarships for women and girls to continue their education;
  • Help plan and support AAUW’s public policy and political advocacy agenda; and
  • Belong to a community that supports your personal and professional growth.

Membership Criteria
We are actively accepting new members. Membership is open to women and men who hold an associate’s degree, (or equivalent, RN), baccalaureate, or higher degree from accredited college or university.


AAUW Las Cruces, Inc.
PO Box 1081
Las Cruces, NM  88004