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How to Join

You can join at any of our meetings (see our Events page for when the next one is), electronically through PayPal (see the paragraph below), or by mail. Dues are $20 per year for a family. If you are joining after July 1st, dues are $10 for the rest of the year. If you hold an observatory key, the dues are an additional $30 per year.

Join By PayPal

Click on the PayPal icon below to be directed to PayPal with a way to pay to our club account. You will need to log into PayPal to complete your payment. Note that the payment reads as a donation, but that’s expected. The dues are $21 per year, $11 if you are joining after July 1st, or $31 if you hold an observatory key. If your family has multiple memberships or multiple keys, please contact the treasurer. Enter the appropriate amount, then email the club at with your name, address, and phone number and you are a member!

Pay your dues by clicking the PayPal logo below.

Join By Mail

Fill out the form below and mail it with a check for $20 ($10 if you are joining after July 1st), payable to “Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society”, to

C.U.A.S. Treasurer
c/o Staerkel Planetarium/Parkland College
2400 West Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821

For more information e-mail

YES, I would like to explore the universe with the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society. Enclosed is my membership dues for the current year.

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