Enrolments 2016 FAQ

Enrolment 2016

Enrolment process details – click here


I am a current member so do I need to re-enrol?

Yes, at the end of 2015 all members are reset in our Membership System and all members need to re-enrol

Do I retain my previous membership number?

Yes, you retain your member number forever.  Even if you have previously been a member and not re-enrolled for a year or more your member number is retained for you when you return.

When can I enrol?

You can enrol between 12noon Tuesday 1 December and 4:00pm Thursday 10 December 2015 – refer table below Enrolments after 4:00pm 10 December will attract a surcharge of $5.00.  The additional fee is to encourage members to enrol early to enable our volunteers to sort enrolments and have a Christmas break.

How can I enrol?

Enrolments can be performed either “Online” or “Not Online”

How do I enrol online?

Online enrolments can be performed via our website https://whittleseau3a.org.au/membership/ and clicking Login in this text Online member Login or re-enrol.  Then, using your member number and password login to the membership system. Additional instructions are on  https://whittleseau3a.org.au/membership/ webpage

How can I enrol Not Online?

A couple of options –

1. visit the WU3A Office (2b May Road, Lalor) during the enrolment period 12noon Tuesday 1 December and 4:00pm Thursday 10 December 2015 – refer table below

2. Send your enrolment form including cheque to Whittlesea U3A PO Box 58 South Morang, 3752

What are the subscriptions for 2016?

Full Member                $40
Joint Member (ea)    $35
Associate                      $15 (member of another U3A)
The above fees apply during the Enrolment period (refer below). After 10 December 2015 a $5:00 surcharge will apply.

How will we manage courses that are expected to be oversubscribed?

A few courses will initially have all enrolling members Wait listed. These courses are those that are expected to be oversubscribed. Members will be advised if they are accepted into these courses.

Will I be automatically enrolled in courses/activities?

Apart from those Wait Listed above, most members are expected to be accepted into courses at enrolment time.

How will I be advised if I am accepted into a course in which I have been Wait Listed?

Late January, 2016, members will be advised on courses in which they have been accepted. This notification will be sent along with a Newsletter and Name badges.

Do I receive a new name badge?

Yes, a new 2016 name badge will be sent late January. Note, your Member Number will not change.  Please retain your lanyard and plastic pouch for this new badge.

Can I confirm online courses in which I am enrolled?

Yes, by logging into the membership system you can view the current course status. Note that course finalisation may not be complete till late January 2016.

Why is the membership system planned to be off line for certain periods?

The Membership System will be off line for the following periods * 27 November to 1 December – backup 2015 info, rollover to 2016 membership * 10 December to 17 December – Course Coordinators to finalise allocation of members to classes

What is the Volunteer area information for?

As U3A is reliant on volunteers we request members to indicate areas where they may be able to help. This area is entirely optional.

Can I include more than one emergency contact?

We request a single emergency contact only.

Who can I contact if I have a query?

Call the WU3A Office on 9464 1339 during office hours or leave a message, or

Leave a message on the website “Information Desk” on the website

contact the Membership Coordinator/Systems Administrator email – kevin.whelan@optusnet.com.au


 Enrolment Period Office Hours

Tuesday 1 December 12:00 noon to 4:00pm Thursday 3 December 10:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday 8 December 12:00 noon to 4:00pm Thursday 10 December 10:00am to 4:00pm
During this period current 2015 fees apply