Benefits of Membership

In addition to the benefits provided by our AAUP-CSU BOT Collective Bargaining Agreement, the CSU-AAUP has negotiated the following additional benefits for AAUP members. Email our ECSU-AAUP office or phone 5-5153 for further information.

AAUP offers its members a 25% discount on Wiley Books. Wiley-Blackwell is one of the world’s foremost academic and professional publishers. The discount is applicable across all subject and discipline areas, including Frommer’s Guides and Betty Crocker cookbooks. Click here to browse an overview of subjects and titles available through this program.

CSU-AAUP members can receive a 15% discount on Sprint Nextel plans. This offer extends to members who already have Sprint Nextel service and are not receiving the discount!

Alamo Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental provide discounts to CSU-AAUP members including up to 20% off regular prices and unlimited mileage.

Town Fair Tire offers a 10% discount off any tire or wheel purchase at all 70 locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire. You will also receive free lifetime flat repair, mounting, and lifetime rotation. In addition, you will receive free front wheel alignment with any tire purchase, free installation mounting with any tire purchase, and free snow tire changeover.

For $99, Legal Service Plans, Inc. will provide legal services for members and their families. Personal legal advice and consultation is just a phone call away. Services include a simple will, legal letters and phone calls, and simple document review for no extra charge and special reduced fees for more extensive representation, including real estate closings.

Established in 1946, the Connecticut State Employees Credit Union is a cooperative thrift and loan association, owned and managed by active and retired State of Connecticut employees. They are a full service, state chartered financial institution with locations across Connecticut. CSE Credit Union provides excellent rates on savings while also offering competitively priced loan products.

As a Universal Orlando Fan Club member, members can take advantage of many exclusive benefits. Enjoy special admission prices and restaurant discounts at Universal Orlando, Universal Studios Hollywood and Wet ‘n Wild Orlando, as well as discounts on hotel room rates, merchandise, and tours.

Tired of renting academic regalia for university functions? Want  to make your cap, gown and hood part of your personal wardrobe? Oak Hall Cap & Gown Company offers AAUP members excellent prices on robes in a variety of fabrics, as well as hoods, caps, tassels and garment bags. Own academic regalia, tailored to personal measurements, and wear it with pride!

Through membership in CSU-AAUP, members are entitled to discounts off general admission to Anheuser-Busch Adventure Parks. Parks include Busch Gardens and Water Country USA in Williamsburg, VA; Busch Gardens and Adventure Island in Tampa Bay, FL; Sea World Adventure Parks in Orlando, FL, San Diego, CA, and San Antonio, TX; and Sesame Place near Philadelphia, PA.

The Wadsworth Athenaeum, located in Hartford, offers various individual and family membership packages. Membership entitles you to free admission to the museum, discounts in the Museum Shop and the Museum Cafe, free subscription to Athenaeum magazine, members-only programs and receptions, early notice of special museum events, discounts on lectures, films, family activities, workshops and much more.

Automobile and Homeowners Insurance Plans are available to CSU-AAUP members through the Met-Pay plan (call CSU-AAUP at 860-832-3790) with payroll deduction or Liberty Mutual´s Group Savings Plan Plus (call National AAUP at 1-900-424-2973). Other benefits are available through National AAUP such as Professional Liability Insurance, Accident Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance and more (call National AAUP at 1-800-424-2973).

These benefits and services enhance the value of your membership. But more important, by being a member and being active in our ECSU-AAUP chapter, you help us to serve you better.