Associate Members

Associate MembersNYSUT membership is necessary to participate in any NYSUT Member Benefits-endorsed program. By joining NYSUT as an Associate Member - Continuing NYSUT Member Benefits Coverage, you are eligible to enroll in or apply for the following endorsed insurance; financial; legal; and shopping, travel, and personal benefits.

You can join as an Associate Member in this category if you are currently covered by one or more Member Benefits-endorsed programs and wish to continue participation in and/or maintain access to programs -- but have no other means of maintaining NYSUT membership. Once you are an Associate Member, you will be able to renew your membership for continued access to programs, regardless of continued participation in endorsed programs.

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INSURANCE, FINANCIAL & LEGAL PROGRAMS AVAILABLE TO ASSOCIATE MEMBERS:
-- Term Life & Level Term Life Insurance
-- WrapPlan II Universal Life Insurance
-- Long-Term Care Insurance
-- Vision Plan
-- Dental Plan
-- Personal Property & Liability Insurance (auto, home, renter's, excess liability)
-- Pet Insurance
-- Legal Service Plan
-- Financial Counseling Program
-- Synchrony Bank Savings Program
-- Student Loan & Debt Consolidation
-- Mortgage Discount Program


SHOPPING, TRAVEL & PERSONAL BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO ASSOCIATE MEMBERS:
-- Member Benefits Discounts & Deals
-- ODP Business Solutions (formerly Office Depot/OfficeMax)
-- Orlando Employee Discounts
-- Grand Circle Travel
-- Buyer's Edge, Inc.
-- Bose
-- Connect America
-- EPIC Hearing Service Plan
-- Powell's Books
-- Heat USA
-- Tankfarm
-- Online Defensive Driving Course

Effective October 1, 2022, all NYSUT members (both in-service and retiree) are also automatically provided with a $5,000 Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance benefit through Chubb Group Insurance Companies (previously, the coverage amount was $1,500 per member).

In addition, all NYSUT members receive free travel assistance services from Europ Assistance through this benefit that focus on providing coordination services to travelers.

To learn more about any Member Benefits-endorsed programs & services, click on the appropriate section in the menu at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about these programs & services, please contact us securely by email or calling 800-626-8101 weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST).