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Membership Levels

Below are highlighted benefits for our membership levels. You can hover your mouse over underlined individual benefits for more information. Please download the PDF for a complete list of benefits.

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Universities and 4-Year Colleges

 
Partner
Associate
Advocate
Affiliate
Cost
As a small thank you, a2ru will offer a $3000 discount on all new partner membership contracts signed before December 2022. Partners will be charged $9000 annually.
$10,000/year
$5,000/year
$10,000
$5,000
Length
3 years
3 years
1 year
1 year
Access to a2ru.org Member Only Content
Free
Free
Free
Free
Webinars
Free
Free
Free
Free
Free/Discounted Annual Conference Registration
1 complimentary regular registration

1 complimentary student registration OR 20% off up to 4 student registrations
1 complimentary student or regular registration OR
20% off up to 4 student or regular registrations
15% off up to 3 student OR regular registrations
20% off 1 student OR regular registration
Free/Discounted Emerging Creatives Admission
5 free registrations
4 free registrations; access to partner pricing for additional registrations
3 free registrations; access to partner pricing for additional registrations
2 free registrations; access to partner pricing for additional registrations
Executive Committee Eligibility
Run and hold seat
Run and hold seat
Nominate and vote
Nominate and vote
Ground Works Editorial Board Eligibility
Free/Discounted Postings to a2ru’s Job Depository
Free postings are up to a $60 value.
4 free postings per year
Free postings are up to a $60 value.
2 free postings per year
Free postings are up to a $60 value.
50% off 4 postings per year
Free postings are up to a $60 value.
50% off 2 postings per year
Free/Discounted Event Promotion
5 free postings per year
3 free postings per year
50% discount off 5 free postings per year
50% off 3 postings per year
Faculty Fellow Grants
Early career faculty (first 3-4 years) without tenure can apply for up to $750 to defray the costs of travel, lodging, and registration to present or perform their research or practice in integrative fields in the arts at national or international conferences.
Up to 1 / year
Student Travel Grants
Grants of up to $250 will support students attending either the a2ru National Conference or Emerging Creatives
Up to 4 / year
Grants of up to $250 will support students attending either the a2ru National Conference or Emerging Creatives
Up to 3 / year
Grants of up to $250 will support students attending either the a2ru National Conference or Emerging Creatives
Up to 2 / year
Grants of up to $250 will support students attending either the a2ru National Conference or Emerging Creatives
Up to 1 / year
Scholar Awards
a2ru Scholar Awards provide up to $1000 for faculty, staff and students from historically marginalized groups to attend either the a2ru National Conference or Emerging Creatives
Up to 1 / year
a2ru Scholar Awards provide up to $1000 for faculty, staff and students from historically marginalized groups to attend either the a2ru National Conference or Emerging Creatives
Up to 2 / contract term
a2ru Student Spotlight Award
One Student Spotlight Award will be given annually to an outstanding student from a network school; the award carries a $500 prize plus opportunities to be featured in Ground Works and at our national conference.
4 nominations
One Student Spotlight Award will be given annually to an outstanding student from a network school; the award carries a $500 prize plus opportunities to be featured in Ground Works and at our national conference.
2 nominations
One Student Spotlight Award will be given annually to an outstanding student from a network school; the award carries a $500 prize plus opportunities to be featured in Ground Works and at our national conference.
1 nomination
One Student Spotlight Award will be given annually to an outstanding student from a network school; the award carries a $500 prize plus opportunities to be featured in Ground Works and at our national conference.
1 nomination
Customizable member profile page on a2ru.org
Discount on a2ru Print Research Materials
30%
15%
10%
5%
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Community Colleges and Technical Schools

 
Partner
Associate
Advocate
Affiliate
Cost
$2500/year
$1000/year
$2500
$1000
Length
3 years
3 years
1 year
1 year
Access to a2ru.org Member Only Content
Free
Free
Free
Free
Webinars
Free
Free
Free
Free
Free/Discounted Annual Conference Registration
20% off up to 2 student or regular registrations
15% off up to 1 student or regular registration
10% off 1 student or regular registration
10% off 1 student or regular registration
Free/Discounted Emerging Creatives Admission
2; access to partner pricing for additional registrations
1; access to partner pricing for additional registrations
50% off up to 1 registration; access to partner pricing for additional registrations
30% off up to 1 registration; access to partner pricing for additional registrations
Executive Committee Eligibility
Run and Hold Seat
Run and Hold Seat
Nominate and Vote
Nominate and Vote
Ground Works Editorial Board Eligibility
Student Travel Grants
Grants of up to $100/$250 will support students attending either the a2ru National Conference or Emerging Creatives
1 / year
Grants of up to $100/$250 will support students attending either the a2ru National Conference or Emerging Creatives
1 mini grant / year
Grants of up to $100/$250 will support students attending either the a2ru National Conference or Emerging Creatives
1 mini grant / year
a2ru Student Spotlight Award
One Student Spotlight Award will be given annually to an outstanding student from a network school; the award carries a $500 prize plus opportunities to be featured in Ground Works and at our national conference.
1 nomination
One Student Spotlight Award will be given annually to an outstanding student from a network school; the award carries a $500 prize plus opportunities to be featured in Ground Works and at our national conference.
1 nomination
One Student Spotlight Award will be given annually to an outstanding student from a network school; the award carries a $500 prize plus opportunities to be featured in Ground Works and at our national conference.
1 nomination
One Student Spotlight Award will be given annually to an outstanding student from a network school; the award carries a $500 prize plus opportunities to be featured in Ground Works and at our national conference.
1 nomination
Discounted postings to a2ru’s Job Depository
Free postings are up to a $60 value.
4 free postings per year
Free postings are up to a $60 value.
2 free postings per year
Free postings are up to a $60 value.
50% off 4 postings per year
Free postings are up to a $60 value.
50% off 2 postings per year
Discounted Event Promotion
5 free postings per year
3 free postings per year
50% discount off 5 postings per year
50% discount off 3 postings per year
a2ru Print Research Materials
10% discount
5% discount
Customizable member profile page on a2ru.org
BECOME A MEMBER

Academic Departments

Universities and 4-Year Colleges

 
One
Two
Two
Three
Three
Cost
$1500
$2700
$2550
$3825
$3600
Type
Any
Neighboring
(e.g., Music + Theatre)
Distant
(e.g., Engineering + Arts)
Neighboring
(e.g., Music + Theatre + Dance)
Distant
(e.g., Film + Fine Arts + Biology)
Access to a2ru.org Member Only Content
Free
Free
Free
Free
Free
Webinars
Free
Free
Free
Free
Free
Eligible for Member Discount on Annual Conference Ticket
Emerging Creatives Admissions
3 complimentary; access to partner pricing for additional admissions
6 complimentary; access to partner pricing for additional admissions
6 complimentary; access to partner pricing for additional admissions
9 complimentary; access to partner pricing for additional admissions
9 complimentary; access to partner pricing for additional admissions
Discounted Postings to a2ru's job repository
Postings up to $60 value.
20% off 3 postings per year
Postings up to $60 value.
20% off 6 postings per year
Postings up to $60 value.
20% off 6 postings per year
Postings up to $60 value.
20% off 9 postings per year
Postings up to $60 value.
20% off 9 postings per year
Discounted Event Promotion
Postings up to $60 value.
20% off 3 postings per year
Postings up to $60 value.
20% off 6 postings per year
Postings up to $60 value.
20% off 6 postings per year
Postings up to $60 value.
20% off 9 postings per year
Postings up to $60 value.
20% off 9 postings per year
a2ru Print Research Materials
20% discount
20% discount
20% discount
20% discount
20% discount


Community Colleges and Technical Schools

 
One
Two
Two
Three
Three
Cost
$750
$1350
$1275
$1910
$1800
Type
Any
Neighboring
(e.g., Music + Theatre)
Distant
(e.g., Engineering + Arts)
Neighboring
(e.g., Music + Theatre + Dance)
Distant
(e.g., Film + Fine Arts + Biology)
Access to a2ru.org Member Only Content
Free
Free
Free
Free
Free
Webinars
Free
Free
Free
Free
Free
Eligible for Member Discount on Annual Conference Ticket
Emerging Creatives Admissions
2 complimentary; access to member pricing for additional admissions
4 complimentary; access to member pricing for additional admissions
4 complimentary; access to member pricing for additional admissions
6 complimentary; access to member pricing for additional admissions
6 complimentary; access to member pricing for additional admissions
Discounted Postings on a2ru Job Depository
Postings up to $60 value.
10 discount on 3 postings per year
Postings up to $60 value.
10% discount on 6 postings per year
Postings up to $60 value.
10% discount on 6 postings per year
Postings up to $60 value.
10% discount on 9 postings per year
Postings up to $60 value.
10% discount on 9 postings per year
Event Promotion
Postings up to $60 value.
10 discount on 3 postings per year
Postings up to $60 value.
10% discount on 6 postings per year
Postings up to $60 value.
10% discount on 6 postings per year
Postings up to $60 value.
10% discount on 9 postings per year
Postings up to $60 value.
10% discount on 9 postings per year.
a2ru Print Research Materials
10% discount
10% discount
10% discount
10% discount
10% discount

We understand that not all institutions use the same language to define their units. These departmental memberships are designed to give individual units an opportunity to engage with the a2ru network as they build connections across their university that would allow them to reach the threshold to sustain an institutional membership. If your unit is made up of multiple disciplines and will draw from multiple budgets to pay for your membership, please select an interdepartmental membership, or consider our 1-year Affiliate institutional membership level.

 

One invoice will be issued for interdepartmental memberships; all departments must pay together in a single payment.

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Individual

 
Leadership / Upper Administration
Presidents, Provosts, Deans (Assistant Dean and above)
Active Faculty
Tenure-Track
Staff, Emeritus, Retirees
Contingent / Independent
Contingent Faculty, Independent Artists, Performers, and Scholars
Students
Undergraduate and Graduate, Post-doctoral Fellows
Cost
$500/year
$250/year
$150/year
$75/year
$30/year
Access to a2ru.org Member Only Content
Free
Free
Free
Free
Free
Webinars
Free
Free
Free
Free
Free
Annual Conference Registration
30% off 1 registration
20% off 1 registration
20% off 1 registration
15% off 1 registration
15% off 1 student registration
Event Promotion
25% discount on 2 postings per year
15% discount on 2 postings per year
15% discount on 1 posting per year
Discount on a2ru Print Research Materials
20%
15%
10%
10%
Emerging Creatives Admission
20% off 1 registration
a2ru Grad Student Breakfast
If eligible, 25% off 1 registration
BECOME A MEMBER