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Institutional Membership

As an institutional member of the National Women's Studies Association (NWSA), your department/program/center belongs to the nation's largest network of feminist scholars, educators, and activists. 


  • Three complimentary student memberships for the calendar year: January 1 - December 31. (To allow departments/centers/programs to decide which students will receive the membership, we will email the institutional membership contacts with the blank complimentary student form).
  • Access to post free job listings.
  • Attend the Chair and Director Meeting at discounted rates.
  • Access to the Program Administration and Development (PAD) listserv to receive updates and dialogue with chairs and directors in the field
Renew institutional membership online
  • Log in using the "Member/Guest Login" portal in the left menu or by clicking on "Login" in the horizontal menu at the top.
    • Please make sure you use your institutional member credentials and not your individual credentials.
  • Click on "Your Account" to get to your member portal if you are not immediately taken there.
  • Click "Membership Renewal" on the vertical left menu bar.

Join/Renew via hardcopy

The National Women's Studies Association regrets that it cannot refund or transfer membership payments. 

2019 Institutional Membership Dues
Dues Based on Program and Budget

Budget/Program Annual Dues
PhD-Granting Dept/Program $600
MA-Granting Dept/Program $500
Undergraduate Dept/Program/Library/Center (with non-salary budget ABOVE $10,000) $425
Undergraduate Dept/Program/Library/Center (with non-salary budget BETWEEN $5,000–10,000) $350
Undergraduate Dept/Program/Library/Center (with non-salary budget BELOW $5,000) $250
K–12 School $225
Affiliate Organization with Annual Budget less than $500,000 $350
Affiliate Organization with Annual Budget more than $500,000 $600

If you have any questions, issues, or concerns, please contact The National Women's Studies Association regrets that it cannot refund or transfer membership payments. Memberships expire 12/31.