Welcome to the Champaign-Urbana, IL Branch of AAUW!

Since its first meeting in 1881, AAUW has been a catalyst for change. Today, with a nationwide network of more than 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 branches, and 800 college/university institution partners, AAUW contributes to a more promising future and provides a powerful voice for women and girls—a voice that cannot and will not be ignored.

AAUW Fellowships and Grants provides funds to advance education, research, and self-development of women and to foster equity and positive societal change.

The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF) works to combat sex discrimination in higher education and the workplace.

AAUW’s Mission

AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

AAUW’s Value Promise

By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women and girls have a fair chance.

AAUW’s Vision Statement

AAUW empowers all women and girls to reach their highest potential.

AAUW’s Diversity Statement

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.


Membership is open to all graduates having associate or baccalaureate degrees from accredited colleges and universities. An undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited educational institution shall be eligible for student affiliation. AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership.

Annual membership dues for AAUW Champaign-Urbana branch are $80.00 which includes National ($59.00), State ($10.00), and branch ($11.00) dues. Click the CU AAUW Membership Form to join our branch.

For questions, contact Sallie Miller at millersallie@hotmail.com.