UMCF Membership Waiver

The UMCF membership waiver, sponsored by the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee* of the UMCF, provides an annual membership to the Forum, including all benefits!


  • Must be a current U of M student, faculty, or staff member, which includes all system campuses.
  • Should be willing to serve on a UMCF committee (Awards, Conference, DEI, Membership/Marketing, Programs, or Technology).
  • Role or major should be communications related.

We are now accepting applications for the 2024 membership year. The deadline to apply is February 29, 2024.

Please note: The UMCF membership year begins on March 1. You should wait to hear whether you receive the waiver before paying for your membership dues. The winner will be announced in Mid-March.

* The DEI Committee is dedicated to shifting culture and practices to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion within our communication work and the University of Minnesota community.