Asian Pacific Faculty Staff Student Association (APFSSA)

Membership Information

Cal Poly Pomona’s Asian Pacific Faculty, Staff, and Student Association works hard to respond to the needs of API faculty, staff, and students campus-wide. In order to sustain the momentum and implement new services for its members, APFSSA needs your support. Please take a moment to review the following ways to join APFSSA and fill out a membership form. To use payroll deduction please complete 1) this form, 2) the Payroll Deduction Worksheet, and 3) state form CD88. Send all forms and questions to Won Choi (909-869-3209 or visit 1-201).

Gold Member

  • $15.00/month through payroll deduction
  • All privileges offered to dues paying members as outlined in the association by-laws and free admission* to exciting APFSSA sponsored and co-sponsored events, as well as scholarship/development funding opportunities.

Silver Member

  • $10.00/month through payroll deduction
  • All privileges offered to dues paying members as outlined in the association by-laws and special $10 discount* to exciting APFSSA sponsored and co-sponsored events, as well as scholarship/development funding opportunities.

Bronze Member

  • $5.00/month through payroll deduction or $60 annual payment
  • All privileges offered to dues paying members as outlined in the association by-laws an invitation to exciting APFSSA sponsored and co-sponsored events.

Student Member

  • $5.00 annually
  • All privileges offered to dues paying members as outlined in the association by-laws, eligibility to apply for APFSSA specific scholarships/awards and student discount rates* for exciting APFSSA sponsored and co-sponsored events.

*Tickets must be purchased through APFSSA in order to receive the discounted rate.

APFSSA Membership Dues FAQ

What are APFSSA membership dues used for?

APFSSA membership dues fund a variety of activities including: professional development opportunities, cultural campus events, scholarships for Cal Poly Pomona students, and APFSSA events/meetings. Costs (if applicable) to attend APFSSA events vary by membership level.

Are APFSSA membership dues tax deductible?

Yes. University Advancement will mail you a letter at the beginning of the calendar year for tax documentation purposes.

Are APFSSA membership dues paid through payroll deduction pre-taxed?

Yes. Membership dues are deducted from monthly pay before tax deductions are calculated. In that regard fewer taxes (although a negligible amount) will be deducted from your paycheck.

Do I have to be a member to participate in APFSSA events?

No. APFSSA events are open to the Cal Poly Pomona community, but some events require an admissions fee (members get free or discounted admissions). Membership dues help cover the costs of APFSSA’s events.