Enrolments 2022 FAQ

Enrolment process details – click here

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

Yes, at the end of 2021 all members are reset in our Membership System and all members need to re-enrol for 2022

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, Thursday 2 December 2021. 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 (stamped receipt) advice to Whittlesea U3A, PO Box 1157, Lalor, 3075

What are the subscription rates for 2022?

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?

For a limited set of Courses/Activities the 2022 Course List includes the Zoom or online activities as well as the face to face course equivalent where appropriate. Some 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

If a course has duplicated enrolment do i need to enrol in both?

If a course has a face to face and online enrolment, a member can enrol in both if they are able to attend either. A not fully vaccinated member can only attend online courses

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?

Around 20 January 2022, members will be advised on courses in which they have been accepted. This notification will be sent along with a Welcome Pack and Name badges

Do I receive a new name badge?

Yes, a new 2022 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 / Zoom 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 2022

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

The Membership System will be off line for to backup 2021 info and rollover to 2022 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

Send a message using “Email Us” on our website Contact us page

Contact the Membership Coordinator/Systems Administrator email – membership@whittleseau3a.org.au