Enrolments 2021 FAQ

Enrolment process details – click here

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

Yes, at the end of 2020 all members are reset in our Membership System and all members need to re-enrol for 2021

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?

Enrolments open 10am, Monday 16 November 2020. We encourage early enrolment as there is a higher chance you can be enrolled in the course/s of your choice

How can I enrol?

Enrolments can be performed either “Online” or “Not Online” but due to Covid19 there are restrictions on in person enrolments

How do I enrol online?

Online enrolments can be performed via our website https://whittleseau3a.org.au/members/login . Use your member number and password login to the membership system. Additional instructions are on the https://whittleseau3a.org.au/memberships/ webpage

How can I enrol “Not Online”?

Send your enrolment form including cheque or bank transfer advice to Whittlesea U3A, PO Box 1157, Lalor, 3075

What are the subscription rates for 2021?

Full Member $50
Associate $30 (member of another U3A – please confirm the primary U3A where you are a Full Member)

Why do courses/activities appear to be duplicated in the Course List?

The 2021 Course List includes the Zoom or online activities as well as the face to face course equivalent where appropriate. All face to face activities are wait listed only and opened up as regulations allow
us to run the activity. By being enrolled, you will be contacted when the
activity is allowed to start. Give yourself best chance to join by enrolling as
soon as you can.

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

A number of 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?

January 2021, 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 2021 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 2021

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

The Membership System will be off line for to backup 2020 info and rollover to 2021 membership as well as a short period mid December for 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 in areas such as Office Duties, General Duties, Activity/Course Leader, Photography/Video Recording, etc. Although this area is entirely optional we encourage members to offer their services

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 Whittlesea U3A 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 – membership@whittleseau3a.org.au