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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a SIGMAA?

SIGMAA stands for Special Interest Group of the Mathematical Association of America. A SIGMAA is a group of MAA members who share a common interest in a particular aspect of mathematics.

How much does a SIGMAA membership cost?

The cost of a SIGMAA membership is $12/year. Click here for more information on joining a SIGMAA.

What does my SIGMAA membership include?

SIGMAA membership give you access to the various resources of the SIGMAA. This could include electronic discussion groups, knowledge bases, and special events for members including paper sessions at national meetings and organized trips.

How long is my SIGMAA membership good for?

The SIGMAA membership is good for one year and can be renewed when you renew your MAA membership.

How do I add a new SIGMAA or renew my current SIGMAA membership?

You can add a SIGMAA or renew your current SIGMAA by contacting our service center at 800-331-1622.

Why haven't I heard from/received anything from my SIGMAA?

SIGMAAs communicate almost exclusively through their MAA Connect community. We encourage you to adjust your community notifications as needed so you don't miss any important communications.

How do I join my SIGMAA community?

When you join a SIGMAA, you are automatically added to the community on MAA Connect.

MAA SIGMAA Community Instructions


The community can be a valuable communications mechanism, allowing members to share ideas, activities, speakers, success stories, etc.

Participation in MAA SIGMAA communities is available to MAA members who joined a SIGMAA(s) as part of their membership. Learn more about how to join a SIGMAA. Once you add a SIGMAA(s) to your membership, you'll be added to the community automatically. 

MAA Connect will only use the primary email address attached to your active MAA membership for login. If you wish to update your email address, please do so by logging to your Member Profile on

Once you have logged in, you’ll see the group(s) of which you are a member listed under "My Communities".

To post a message to the community:
In the discussion board, simply click the "Post New Message" button on the right and complete the form. All posts in SIGMAA communities are fully moderated and are subject to approval by the group's officers before they will be visible in the forum.