CFUW St. Catharines is a group of approximately 250 active, educated women who meet regularly to support a variety of community projects, as well as to socialize and network. Membership is open to women who are interested in participating in the club’s programs & activities, and who support our organization’s goals, namely to:

  • Promote & encourage the higher education of women
  • Participate in public, social and cultural affairs with an opportunity for expression of united opinion, and
  • Cooperate in the aims & projects of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW National and CFUW Ontario).

Our Membership year runs from September to August. General meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, September through May. New members can join at any time of the year. Student memberships & Dual Club Memberships are available.

NEW Members are always welcome! For additional information about our club download our Program Brochure. Any questions? Contact Christine by phone at 905-525-0111 or by email at  cfuwstcatharines@gmail.com. 

RETURNING members click here for info on your 2020-21 dues.

2020-21 New Member Enrolment

The 2020-21 Membership Dues are:

  • Regular member – $106
  • For Students and for Members who pay dues to another CFUW Club as their primary club, please see the New Member Enrolment Form for dues info.
  • NOTE – all Newsletters are emailed  to members approximately 2 weeks prior to the monthly meeting

There are 3 ways to enrol:

E-transfers are secure, easy & rapidly becoming the preferred method of transferring funds. For e-transfer access, sign into your online bank account. [The following instructions will vary with every bank, but these guidelines will give you the basics].

  • Click on the “Transfers” tab.
  • Click “Interac e-transfer”.  If you have not made an e-transfer before, you will probably be required to setup a profile – the name you want attached to the transfer, your email address &/or your cell number and how you want to be notified.
  • Click on send e-transfer,
  • Choose the bank account for the withdrawal & enter the amount (Dues + Contribution). You will need to add a “new recipient” & complete the information including name (use CFUW St Catharines Dues) and email address (use cfuwstctreas@gmail.com).
  • Follow the online instructions to complete the transaction

For Options 2 & 3, Click here to download the New Member Enrolment Form.

  • Option #2 – Mailing your Payment & Form

Please print & fill in the New Member Enrolment Form. Mail form plus your cheque payable to “CFUW St Catharines” to CFUW St Catharines-Membership, PO Box 23011 RPO Carlton, St Catharines ON  L2R 7P6.

  • Option #3 – Joining at a Meeting (this option unavailable at this time)

Please print & fill in the New Member Enrolment Form. Bring it with cash or cheque payable to “CFUW St Catharines”  to a meeting. Blank forms will be available at the meeting if you haven’t completed the Enrolment Form ahead of time.

PRIVACY LEGISLATION CONSENT – To ensure our Club’s compliance with various privacy laws, please review the following section:
MEMBER DATABASE & DIRECTORY: Information collected on this form will be used by CFUW St Catharines to create a Member database. Some of the information will be provided in aggregate format to CFUW National. The information will be used to publish a Member Directory in various formats including: a PDF file emailed to members, a printed list available to members, and a file available for download from the Members-only login section of the CFUW St Catharines website. The information will not be sold, loaned or provided in any way to any other individual or organization. The Directory is for the use of Club members with respect to their Club activities. It is not to be used for other purposes such as marketing. The Database information is also used for various other Club-related materials such as Interest Group lists for member-use only.
PHOTOS & NAMES: CFUW St Catharines publishes a monthly newsletter which is distributed to members and is also posted on the public-access section of our website. We may publish various other Club-related materials. In addition, we maintain a website which includes a public-access area. We have Facebook pages for CFUW St Catharines and CFUW House Tour which have public access. Any of these may include photos of members taken at CFUW meetings or events. These photos may or may not include names.
OPT OUT: If you do not wish to have your name or photo or personal information included in the Member Directory, or have your photo or name included in the newsletter, website or Facebook pages, you can restrict the use of your information by initialing the applicable section of your New Member Enrolment Form and mailing it to the address on the form or emailing it to cfuwstcatharines@gmail.com or by emailing cfuwstcprivacy@gmail.com directly. NOTE – Members who pay their dues but do not complete the Privacy Legislation Consent Section of their Membership Renewal Form will be deemed to have agreed to have their information and photo used as indicated above.

Thank you for joining CFUW St Catharines. We encourage you to participate in our Interest Groups and look forward to welcoming you at our next virtual meeting. Any questions? Please call Christine at 905-525-0111 or email cfuwstcatharines@gmail.com.