Sponsor a Student Member!

  • Keep the next generation informedstudent carrying books
  • Provide networking opportunities
  • Provide access to information about what’s Important
  • New student members become future RUSA leaders.
  • Student members can become Committee members
  • Mentorship opportunities provides a RUSA Student a one year membership!*

An invaluable initiative. Each $25 contribution provides a RUSA Student a one year membership!*

Students appreciate it and it feels good to give back!

Thank you for supporting our next generation of RUSA members!

How to Sponsor a Student: Online contributions may be made by going to http://www.ala.org/rusa and selecting the “Give RUSA” tab.  Select “ALA Divisions and Offices” and “Support RUSA Student Members” on the ALA Online Donation form.

Please make checks payable to the Reference and User Services Association with the note, “RUSA Student Sponsored Memberships,” and send to: ALA, Attn: RUSA, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611. RUSA student memberships are $25 annually.

How to Become a Sponsored RUSA Student Member: Students interested in this opportunity should complete this form if you are joining ALA or renewing your ALA membership and wish to receive a free RUSA Student Sponsored Membership. If you are a current ALA member and wish to add a free RUSA Student Sponsored membership to your existing ALA membership, please contact us at rusa@ala.org. Free RUSA Student Sponsored Memberships are contingent on available funds. You must be an ALA member to receive a RUSA Student Sponsored Membership. PLEASE NOTE: CURRENTLY, RUSA SPONSORED STUDENT MEMBERSHIPS ARE NOT AVAILABLE. PLEASE EMAIL rusa@ala.org TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITING LIST.