Groups eligible for membership include:
Access Students: International students enrolled in the Access program at Ashland University.
Adjunct/Supplemental: A current adjunct faculty member at the Ashland University and/or those that receive supplemental contracts.
Alumni: Graduates, and spouses, of Ashland University (undergraduate or graduate/masters), Ashland Theological Seminary or MedCentral College of Nursing who have completed at least 32 credit hours at the undergraduate level or at least 16 credit hours at the graduate/masters level.
Casual Employee: A person who is regularly scheduled less than 20 hours per week for AU, not eligible for benefits.
College Credit Plus Student (CCP): High school student taking courses at AU to earn high school and college credits at the same time.
Community Member- Individual who is not eligible for Purple and Gold Membership or Alumni membership who is at least 18 years of age.
Family: Spouse and all children who reside in household. Children must be naturally or legally adopted, no older than 26 years of age and claimed as a dependent.
Full-Time Undergraduate Students: Undergraduate student enrolled at Ashland University with at least 12 credit hours. Students are eligible to purchase the semester before classes begin (dependent on payment of fees through the Business Office).
Graduate Students: A student enrolled in graduate courses at Ashland University.
Part-Time Undergraduate Student: Undergraduate student enrolled at Ashland University with less than 12 credit hours. Students are eligible to purchase the semester before classes begin (dependent on payment of fees through the Business Office).
Regular Full-Time Employee: A person who works a minimum average of 30 hours per week and at least 1,560 hours per year for AU and, therefore, is eligible for full employee benefits.
Regular Part-Time Employee: A person who works, on average, between 20 – 29 hours per week, not exceeding 1,559 hours annually, for AU and is eligible for vacation, holiday and sick time.
Retired Faculty/Staff: A retired faculty or staff member who belongs to the Ashland University Heritage Club.
Seminary Students: A student enrolled in graduate courses at Ashland Seminary.
Spouse: The spouse of an undergraduate student, part-time student, graduate student, seminary student, faculty, staff, trustee or retired faculty/staff member.
Trustee: Member of the Ashland University Board of Trustees.