Membership Benefits

Book Discounts

National AAUP has joined the Wiley Society Discount Program, which will offer its members a 25% discount on Wiley books. The discount is applicable across all subject and discipline areas, including even the Frommer’s Guides and Betty Crocker cookbooks. Click here to browse an overview of subjects and titles available through the discount program. There are no applications to file, no forms to fill out. Just go to the Wiley Society Discount Program website and make your selections. To save 25%, enter the AAUP membership code SDP67 in the promotion code field in your shopping cart and click the Apply Discount button.

Cell Phones, Service and Accessories

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! In addition, Sprint Nextel has created a private online store that only CSU-AAUP members can access with special benefits and discounts. Please contact the AAUP office for more information.

Car Rental

Alamo Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental provide discounts to CSU-AAUP members including up to 20% off regular prices and unlimited mileage. Call the CSU-AAUP office for our company code and then book online or over the phone!

Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal Studios®, Las Vegas and New York City shows and performances, Six Flags, Cirque du Soleil and more!

The TicketsAtWork benefits program is our new provider for the theme parks, attractions and shows nationwide. Through TicketsAtWork, members will receive discounts and special access to theme parks and attractions including the Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal Studios®, Las Vegas and New York City shows and performances, Disneyland®, SeaWorld®, Six Flags, and Cirque du Soleil! Also check with for savings on car rental, hotels, tours and attractions across the US. If members are staying local, they can also save on movie tickets, sporting events, and other special events. See the full list of discounted products here. Call the CSU-AAUP office to obtain our company code and order tickets online or over the phone.


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 every tire purchase, and free snow tire changeover. To obtain your 10% discount coupon, please contact your local AAUP office.

Legal Services

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. For a fixed price, Legal Service Plans is now offering Certified Public Accountant services, including preparation of federal and Connecticut tax returns and a discount of 25% from normal professional rates for meetings and other work on other personal tax issues including tax audits and planning. For more information on the CPA services, please call Legal Service Plans at 1-888-764-5532.


As a CSU-AAUP member, faculty will receive Academe, the bimonthly magazine that analyzes higher education issues from faculty members’ perspectives. The magazine begins with an incisive round-up of news affecting professors. Feature articles examine tenure, affirmative action, part-time faculty appointments, distance education, intellectual property, and other timely academic issues. Investigative reports on violations of academic freedom and tenure are regular components. Columns cover legal trends, legislative developments, and new scholarly books.

Credit Union

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. Call the AAUP office for more information.

Academic Regalia

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! Go to for a price list and order form.

Sea World Parks & Entertainment

Through your membership to CSU-AAUP, you are entitled to discounts for up to 6 people off general admission to SeaWorld Orlando and Bush Gardens, Adventure Island, and Aquatica (SeaWorld’s Waterpark) in Tampa Bay, FL, as well as savings at various tours and restaurants associated with these parks. To take advantage of these savings, sign up to be an AAUP member and contact our office for the benefits card!

Adjunct Advocate

The Adjunct Advocate is a bimonthly magazine that features articles pertaining to non-tenured and part-time faculty. CSU-AAUP members can log in with a “site pass” to read both current and archived content. To read the magazine online at, please contact your local AAUP office for the username and password.

Wadsworth Museum

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 Café, 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. More information is available in the AAUP office.

Insurance and Other Benefits

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).