The membership year begins in July, but as long as you’re here, why not pay them now!

Full-Time Professional: fully employed instructors and other related professionals.

Part-Time Professional:  employed part-time as instructors or related professionals.

Student/Underemployed: students, under- or unemployed persons, Emeritus, retired professionals, and members of the community who share our interests and commitments.

Travel Fund: Grants support students, under- and unemployed attendees.  Travel grants may be awarded at two levels: full grant: $75.00, partial grant: any amount under $75.00.  Ask for what you need based on the cost of the trip.  For example, grants of $25 are just fine to request.

NEW! Child Care Fund: A separate grant, up to $75.00, is available to support child care for students, under- and unemployed attendees.

All contributions go to supporting travel grants and child care grants for students, under- and unemployed attendees.


2018-19 Dues (USD)

Tenured:  $50.00

Not Tenured: $30.00

Adjunct/Part Time: $20.00

Student/Retired/Under- Unemployed: $5.00

Travel Grant/Child Care Funds:  $25.00 more if you can, less if you can’t. Any amount helps!  ($75.00 covers a full grant)


To pay dues via Paypal:

Select your membership level then click “add to cart.” Thank you for your support!



Please support our travel grant and child care grant funds. Full grants are $75. Amounts can be added in multiples of $5.

Travel/Child Care Funds

To pay dues by check or money order, mail to:

Midwest SWIP

c/o Barry DeCoster
Dept of Humanities and Communication
106 New Scotland Ave
Albany NY 12208

Thank you!