Welcome to the Elyria (OH) Branch of AAUW!

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) empowers women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Our nonpartisan, nonprofit organization has more than 170,000 members and supporters across the United States, as well as 1,000 local branches and 800 college and university partners. Since AAUW’s founding in 1881, our members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.

AAUW’s Mission
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

AAUW’s Value Promise
By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women and girls have a fair chance.

Elyria Branch
The Elyria Branch was officially formed in 1940 and commemorated its 75th anniversary in 2015.  Individuals eligible to be admitted to membership are those holding an associate degree or equivalent, baccalaureate or higher degree from a qualified educational institution, a degree from a foreign institution recognized by the International Federation of University Women, or a foreign degree acceptable as a basis for admission by graduate schools of regionally accredited universities in the United States. An undergraduate student enrolled in a regionally accredited educational institution shall be eligible for student affiliation.

Elyria Branch Programs
Elyria Branch meetings are usually held at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at Grace Lutheran Church, 9685 East River Street, Elyria. A dinner meeting is held, beginning at 6 p.m., at the start and conclusion of the Branch’s meeting year.