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We encourage you to take advantage of our university partnerships with the American Association of University Women (AAUW), and the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). These organizations offer the following membership benefits, available to you, and much more: leadership training, professional development, educational resources, advocacy tools, access to grants and fellowships, as well as a Membership Library that provides workshop materials, referrals, and readings.

The American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Membership Benefits Include:

Educational Funding and Professional Development Value

  • Students join for FREE at  Create an account and log in.  At the bottom of your personal snapshot, click JOIN NOW, complete the form with school and a future graduation date. At checkout, enter coupon code CUStudentFY25.
  • Students can apply for $6 million in fellowships and grants annually.
  • Faculty and staff can enhance their CVs through appointments to prestigious AAUW fellowships and grant selection panels.

Access to the Women’s Economic Empowerment Webinars exclusively for students, faculty and staff of AAUW member schools and partners:

  • AAUW Work Smart: Know Your Value and Get Paid – Specifically tailored for early and mid-career professionals, this webinar offers training on negotiating fair salaries, better benefits, and advancement opportunities.
  • AAUW Start Smart – Designed for college women entering the job market, this webinar teaches effective salary negotiation techniques and will boost your confidence and negotiation skills.
  • AAUW Money Smart Series – Focused on personal finance, this series provides essential information covering a range of practical and vital financial skills including budgeting, managing debt, and investing. 
  • Aspiring leaders can receive funding to attend our National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL)!

The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity(NCFDD)
Membership benefits include:
  • Audio, slides and transcripts of all workshops so members can learn at their convenience
  • Monthly accountability buddy match
  • Moderated monthly writing challenges
  • Access to our Member Library, which includes past workshop materials, referrals and readings.
  • Targeted online writing retreats led by your favorite faculty facilitators