To join UA, print out and sign this membership card, bring it to a UA meeting, return it to your department rep, or send by mail to the UA office. When you join UA, you agree to have 1% of your paycheck deducted as UA dues. 

United Academics, Box 31
85 South Prospect St.
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405

UA membership is open to all full-time members of the UVM faculty (excluding the Medical School and department chairs), and to part-time faculty entering their third semester of teaching. If you are uncertain if you are or will be eligible to be a member, you can email contract@unitedacademics.org, provide the details of your job for UVM, and someone will get back to you.  

Membership benefits include:

  • Strengthening faculty governance, to ensure that UVM remains a professional, fair, and thriving institution. More members means more faculty strength.

  • The ability to vote on the Collective Bargaining Agreement (employment contract) and serve on the Bargaining Team - your say on the conditions of your employment.

  • National representation through AAUP and AFT on issues of importance to faculty.

  • Participation in Union governance, including the ability to run for Delegates Assembly, Executive Council and executive offices - let your voice be heard.

  • Social events with your fellow faculty from across the University - Union involvement cuts across departments and schools.

  • Legal counsel (1/2 hour free of charge) on non-employment matters.

  • Benefits through AAUP and AFT