Why Become A National Member? 

Becoming a national SWE member offers many benefits beyond that of being an active member in the UIUC section…

  • You are eligible to apply for a chair position or an officer position
  • You are eligible to apply for national and regional conferences
  • You are eligible to apply for many scholarships exclusively for members
  • Your resume on the section database sent out to our corporate sponsors
  • Access to research group database with contacts for groups on campus
  • You are able to participate in the mentorship and buddy programs
  • You have access to free webinars and a subscription to the SWE magazine
  • You will receive discounts on all of the BEST activities throughout the year
EventNon-MemberMember
Alumni Brunch$5FREE
Annual 5K Run$15FREE
Barn Dance$15$10
Be Professional$5FREE
Cooking Class$5FREE
Crane Alley Dinner$5FREE
Crush Party$5FREE
Manicure Night$2FREE
Night of Networking$5FREE
Paintball$10FREE
Pumpkin Carving$5FREE
Soldering/Welding Workship$15$10

 

How much does a National Membership cost?

There are two types of national membership available:

1) Yearly Membership: $20 per year while in college

2) C2C (Collegiate to Career) Membership: $50 for all undergraduate AND graduate school PLUS your first year of professional membership  ***This is highly recommended***

Get an application in 110A Engineering Hall or sign-up online at swe.org!

You will receive a FREE T-SHIRT and National Member Card when you turn in your payment confirmation!

 

How Do I Join?

There are two ways to sign up: 

1) Sign up online (preferred method) by following the directions below. Note: There are different sets of instructions for new members and members that are renewing membership.

2) Fill out the Membership Form and mail the form and check (made payable to Society of Women Engineers) to:

SWE, Department 20-1023
PO Box 5940
Carol Stream, IL 60197-5940

 

New Members

  1. Go to swe.org  Hover over "Membership" and click "Join"

  2. Click on "Become a Member (Non-member)". Enter the required information then click "Create Account".

  3. Enter the required information then click "Save My Profile". Make sure you select "Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign, University of" for your university. Note: They prompt for a lot of info, but only a few things are actually required.

  4. Choose from the following membership options then click "Continue".

  • New Collegiate Membership in SWE for $20 (for one year only)

  • Collegiate to Career Membership in SWE for $50 (recommended - for the rest of your college years + 1 year professional)

  • Collegiate Membership in SWE and NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers) for a reduced rate of $27

  • Collegiate Membership in SWE and SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers) for a reduced rate of $21

    5.  Enter the required information then click "Continue". Be sure to select "H054 - UIUC" for your SWE chapter.

    6.  Enter the required billing information then click "Continue".

    7.  Review your order then click "Submit Order".

    8.  You're now a national member! Please forward your confirmation email to Nicole Vail at swe.recruitment@gmail.com.

Renewing Members

    1. Go to swe.org  Hover over "Membership" and click "Join"

    2. Sign in with your login ID and password.

    3. Click on "Join/Renew My Membership".

    4. Choose from the following membership options then click "Continue".

  • Collegiate Membership Renewal $20 (for one year only)

  • Collegiate to Career for a Renewing Collegiate Member for $50 (for the rest of your college years) - this will show up as $0 if you already have a C2C membership

  • Collegiate Membership in SWE and NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers) for a reduced rate of $27

  • Collegiate Membership in SWE and SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers) for a reduced rate of $21

    5. Enter the required information then click "Continue". Be sure to select "H054 - UIUC" for your SWE chapter  and "yes" to the question "Are you reinstating your membership?".

    6. Enter the required billing information then click "Continue".

    7. Review your order then click "Submit Order".

    8. You're now a national member! Please forward your confirmation email to Amy Xu at swe.recruitment@gmail.com.