FAQs

You have questions about membership. We have answers.

How do I join as a student member?

Easy! Click here to submit your membership application.

Is there a deadline to submit my membership application?

No, the membership application is open year-round. However, you must be a member to take advantage of any national or chapter benefits.

When is the best time to submit my membership application?

Right now! You may begin taking advantage of membership benefits immediately, so don’t delay!

How much are membership dues?

National membership dues are just $30 annually and are paid upon submission of your membership application.

If you have a chapter at your school, chapter membership dues are an additional $10 per semester.

How do I pay my chapter dues, if applicable?

Chapter dues must be paid direct to the chapter Treasurer via cash or check at a member meeting.

Do I have to submit my membership application before paying chapter dues, if applicable?

Yes, members are required to submit their membership application before paying chapter dues.

When am I required to pay chapter dues, if applicable?

If you are a returning member, you are required to pay chapter dues before attending your first member meeting of the semester. If you are a prospective member, you are required to pay chapter dues before attending your second member meeting of the semester; you’re allowed to attend one member meeting free of charge. Interest meetings are complimentary for all.

If I can't make chapter meetings or events, should I still join?

Yes, you should still join and take advantage of national membership benefits.

If I can't make chapter meetings or events, am I still required to pay chapter dues?

No, you are not required to pay chapter dues if you are unable to attend any chapter meetings or events within a semester.

What if my college or university wants to pay for my membership?

All students whose SEPA membership will be paid for by their college or university will need to complete their information on the Sign-Up Sheet provided by their college or university. The college or university will then submit this completed sign-up sheet to info@studenteventplannersassociation.com, and an invoice will be provided for the total memberships. Once payment is received, we will create individual accounts for each student and send them an email with their individual log-in credentials.

Do I have to have a chapter at my school to join as a student member?

No, you do not have to have a chapter at your school to join as a student member.

Are there benefits of joining even if I don't have a chapter at my school?

Yes, national membership benefits are the same for chapter and non-chapter members.

If I've graduated, am I still eligible for student membership?

You are eligible for student membership up-to five years post graduation.

If it's been over five years since I graduated, am I still eligible for student membership?

No, you no longer qualify for student membership, however you may be eligible for professional membership.

Will my annual membership auto-renew?

Yes, once your annual membership expires, it will automatically renew. We have a no refund policy once your membership renews. In order to disable the automatic renewal feature on your account or to permanently delete your account, click here.

Are membership dues refundable?

To keep membership dues at a minimum, we do not charge administration fees. Therefore, membership dues are non-refundable.

How do I cancel my annual membership?

To disable the annual membership auto-renewal feature on your account or to permanently delete your account, please click here.

How do I join as a professional member?

There are four ways! You can mentorsubmit an opportunityguest speak, or donate.

If I have less than five years of experience in the events industry, am I eligible for a professional membership?

No, but you may be eligible for a student membership.

How do I participate as a mentor in the Mentorship Program?

To become a mentor, please submit your Mentorship Application. For more information about the Mentorship Program, please click here.

How do I submit a volunteer, internship or job opportunity?

To submit an opportunity, please click here.

Is it free to submit an opportunity?

Yes, it’s completely free, so take advantage and tell your friends!

How do I guest speak for a national Hangout, webinar, or my local chapter?

To guest speak, please submit a Speaker Application. To learn more about speaking opportunities, please click here.

How do I donate?

To donate, please click here.

Are there other ways to show my support?

Yes, please help spread the word! To learn more about us, please click here.