Ripon & District

Membership

MEMBERSHIP

RIPON AND DISTRICT U3A MEMBERSHIP

New Members

If you are interested in joining Ripon and District U3A please download the Membership Form (see link on this page), complete it, then post it to the address on the bottom of the Form together with your cheque and a stamped addressed envelope.

For further information/clarification please contact the Membership Secretary by using the Contact Tab and sending a message via the Beacon system.

The annual Membership runs from 1st April to 31st March (See also below)
Membership entitles participation in any of the many Ripon and District U3A Groups, although some of these may involve small extra payments for materials, room hire, refreshments, etc.
Non-Members may attend one Group session as a taster. After that they are invited to enrol for Ripon and District U3A Membership if intending to continue in any Group.

New Members enrolling for the first time between 1st January and 31st March - the membership fee is £15.00 for Single and £25.00 for Joint Membership with their membership valid until the 31st March the following year. Fifteen months for the cost of twelve!

New Members enrolling for the first time between 1st September and 31st December – the initial membership fee is £10.00 for Single and £20.00 for Joint Membership which is valid until 31st March the following year.

Associate Members

Members of other U3A Branches, where Ripon is not their home town, may join as Associate Members. Home town branch membership number is required for verification. The annual membership fee is £10.00 for Single and £20.00 for Joint membership.

Renewing Membership

Members can renew their Membership, valid from 1st April to 31st March, either by completing the Membership Enrolment/Renewal Form, to download see Link on the right hand side, and sending it to the address at the bottom of the form, together with a cheque payable to The Ripon and District U3A, plus stamped addressed envelope

OR

by using the BEACON MEMBERS PORTAL (see Link on the right hand side) you can pay on line using your credit/debit card via the U3A PAYPAL account. You can also download and print your Membership Card.

Unless you are able to download and print your own Membership Card using the online Beacon system, it is important that you enclose a stamped addressed envelope with your Enrolment/Renewal Form and cheque in order that your new membership card can be sent to you.

Groups

A list of Interest Groups, with Group Convener/Leader contact and venue details, can be found on the website u3asites.org.uk/ripon under the Groups Tab. Alternatively you can send a message via email to the Group Co-ordinator using the Contact Tab.

Monthly Meetings

Details of the General Monthly Meetings can be found on the website under the Events Tab and/or The Newsletter, and the dates of the Meetings are printed on the Membership Cards.

If you have any questions about joining please feel free to contact me by email riponu3amembership@gmail.com