Membership + Dues

All UW-Madison graduate students are eligible to join the TAA.

For questions, more information, or to update your membership information or dues payments, please contact the TAA Membership Secretary:

Dues Information

As of February 1, 2017, dues will be determined according to your gross annual pay from UW-Madison as stated on your appointment letter; the TAA does not collect dues during the months of July, August, or September.

Dues will be drawn from your account around the 4th of each month. After three months of failed payments, your TAA membership will be terminated.

Suggested monthly dues payments are structured as follows:

Gross annual pay from UW:Monthly Dues Amount (Oct.-June):
Tier 1Unemployed/no tuition remission$7.00
Tier 2Gross pay <$10,240/yr$15.00
Tier 3Gross pay $10,240-$14,709/yr$20.00
Tier 4Gross pay $14,710-$16,864/yr$30.00
Tier 5Gross pay > $16,864/yr$36.00
2021-2022 TAA dues amounts (Updated 8/31/21)

Your dues help us work to secure better wages and benefits for all grad workers and work with grad students to resolve workplace problems.

If you are a current or prospective member experiencing financial difficulties, please contact our Membership Secretary as we have a dues waiver option for those who cannot make the minimum monthly payment (which is $7/month, Oct.-June).

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