Becoming a Member

When you are hired as a Tutor, Marker, Academic Expert, or Lab Instructor at Athabasca University, you will be employed under the CUPE 3911 Collective Agreement. Union dues are 2.5% or your eligible earnings and are automatically deducted from your pay.


The local will send you an Application for Membership card you must fill in and send back before you receive your membership card. Being a CUPE member has several benefits: