Minnesota Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

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By becoming a member of the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS), you automatically become a member of your state affiliate (Minnesota Association of Family & Consumer Sciences – MAFCS).  One membership fee covers both your national and state membership!

Wondering if joining AAFCS/MAFCS is for you?  Check out some of these reasons for joining your FCS professional association: 

 Click here to renew your membership on the AAFCS website


Professional (Members with a degree or professional level credential who support the field of family & consumer sciences. Professional category includes former Active, Ellen Richards Sustaining, and Associate memberships. This membership level includes registration for live webinars offered by AAFCS Professional Development Center). $150.00

First Year Professional Membership (Special introductory rate for the first year of Professional membership – one year only). $100.00

Emeritus (Members who meet the Professional category who are retired and at least 60 years of age). $100.00

Student* (Students enrolled full time as a post-secondary, undergraduate or graduate student; see HUGS on Student Unit page for special offer). $ 50.00


Minnesota ONLY* $ 50.00

Minnesota Student ONLY* (Students enrolled full time as a post-secondary, undergraduate or graduate student). $20.00

  Click here to download the registration form to join the MN chapter.

New Professionals  - a new professional is defined as an individual in the first three years of an entry level professional position who no longer qualifies for the AAFCS student and/or new professionals membership.


*Students – join your FCS professional association now as a student and start benefitting from the networking with FCS professionals across the state and across the country!  If you need help with paying the student membership fee, apply for a HUGS Scholarship (Help Undergraduate and Graduate Students).  MAFCS accepts applications for HUGS Scholarship once each academic year — applications are due November 15th.

HUGS  (Helping Undergraduate and Graduate Students) –  To support and encourage the MAFCS pre-professional undergraduate and graduate student members.  Please consider a contribution to sponsor a student who will attend the MAFCS and AAFCS conferences.