In principle and 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, or disability.

Membership in AAUW is open to every person who holds an associate or higher degree from an accredited college or university in the United States, or who holds a degree from a foreign institution recognized by the International Federation of University Women.

Presentation of proper academic credentials and payment of annual dues are the sole requirements for membership in the Santa Barbara – Goleta Valley Branch of AAUW.  We welcome new members at any time.  Annual dues include membership in the national organization, the state, and the branch. Lifetime memberships at the national level are also available.

We hope you will join us.

How to Join

To pay your dues by credit card, please visit our National website. Select “Join an AAUW Branch as a New Member.” Then choose “CA – California” as your state and “CA0201 – Santa Barbara-Goleta” as your branch.

To renew your membership, visit our National website using your Member Login.  Select “Renew Now” under “For Returning Branch Members.” If you have never logged in, you will need to register.

To pay your dues by mail, please download and complete our Membership Application.

Please submit your dues payment with your check made out to SB-GVAAUW to:
Santa Barbara-Goleta Valley AAUW
P.O. Box 802
Goleta, CA 93116-0802

The dues for the membership year (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018) for the Santa Barbara-Goleta Valley Branch are as follows:

Regular Membership: $105
Dual Membership
(Primary membership is through another branch):
Life Member of Association
(State and Local dues only):
Honorary Life Membership
(50-year member):
Student Membership: $48