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Departmental Membership Benefits & Pricing

MAA Departmental Members include those college and university mathematics departments that have taken an active interest in the advancement of the mathematical sciences. In addition to receiving full MAA Membership for one faculty member, Departmental Members may enroll up to 450 students for MAA membership at no additional cost. Students receive considerable benefits and access to a wealth of information about careers in mathematics, mathematical education, and research; significant discounts on meetings, books, and merchandise; and membership in your local MAA section.

New VITAL Membership Benefit for Departmental Members:  MAA is excited to announce a new membership category for Visitors, Instructors, TAs, Adjuncts, and Lecturers employed at MAA Departmental Member institutions who are not included in the usual tenure or promotion process. VITAL position names vary by institution, and these members may include part-time instructors, non-tenure track instructors, and employees in other ancillary instructional positions. Each of your eligible faculty can take advantage of this deeply discounted exclusive membership for just $79 per year. VITAL Members also receive a deep discount on registration for MAA MathFest, our annual summer gathering.

All Departmental Members Receive:

  • Membership in your local MAA Section
  • Nearly half-off the regular price for Möbius MAA Placement Testing Suite. For more information visit:
  • Online subscriptions to:
  • NEW: Math Values Blog
  • NEW: Access to the MAA Video Library
  • NEW: An exclusive subscription offer from Wondrium (Formerly The Great Courses Plus) of $5.99 per month (regular price $20 per month).
  • The Membership Administrator will also receive a print subscription to MAA FOCUS, MAA’s newsmagazine (published 6 times per year).
  • Administrator and Student Nominees will also receive MAA Math Alert, the MAA’s monthly e-newsletter, filled with the latest news and happenings from across our mathematical community.
  • Student and Administrator Members receive discounts on MAA Press and AMS books, and discounted registration for MAA MathFest.
  • Student and Administrator Members are eligible to join any of MAA’s Special Interest Groups (SIGMAAs).
  • Membership now includes your MAA e-Library, accessed through your login, where you'll find a growing list of top MAA Notes volumes!
  • Access to MAA’s Affinity Program benefits including membership in the NASA Federal Credit Union and discounts from several business partners:
    • Wyndham Hotels
    • Office Depot
    • Orlando Vacations
    • Cruises Only
    • Dollar Rent a Car
    • Hertz
    • Thrifty Car Rental
    • Metlife Auto & Home Insurance
    • Endless Vacation Rentals
    • LifeLock 
    • Long-Term Care Resources

Approachable, yet fascinating, expository articles in each journal expose readers to the latest in mathematical research and inquiry, pose interesting problems to solve, and provide background on the people shaping mathematics and mathematics education today. These articles, and the interactions that your students experience at the local section and at national meetings, engage them in mathematical thinking and the broader mathematical community that makes the MAA the home of those who love math.

Departmental Member Dues for Two-Year Colleges:     $375.00 Per Year

Departmental Member Dues for Four-Year Colleges & Universities:

Dues are based on highest degree offered to mathematics students and your school’s total enrollment (of academic full-time equivalents). 

  Total Enrollment at Institution? (academic full-time equivalents)
Does Institution Grant
PhD in Mathematics?
< 7,000 7,000 - 19,999 20,000+
No $500 $700 $900
Yes $750 $1,000 $1,500

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