Special Services for Full Dues-Paying APSCUF Members
Updated: August 2020
All full dues-paying APSCUF members are eligible to use the Special Services program. Information on these programs (including links and access codes) are available 24/7 to members who provide the necessary sign-up information for the members-only benefits area of this State APSCUF website. If you are a member and have any questions about any of these benefits or services, please contact State APSCUF’s membership-services specialist, Bim Arthun, at 800-932-0587, ext. 3021, or email her at email@example.com.
NEW: BJs WHOLESALE
Full dues-paying APSCUF/APSCURF members can save up to $60 on a new membership and up to $30 on membership renewals through APSCUF’s exclusive offer which is not available in stores. Full details and a membership application form are available in the members-only benefits area.
NEW: PREFERRED RATES ON INSURANCE PRODUCTS
If you are a full dues-paying member of APSCUF/APSCURF, you are eligible for a free, personal consultation and may be eligible for exclusive discounts on vehicle and homeowners insurance through Penn National Insurance and Westfield Insurance. (Note: The Nationwide Affinity program was discontinued by Nationwide Insurance on June 30, 2020.)
Additional insurance products available include tenant, RV, boat, motorcycle, travel, and pet insurance.
Log into the members-only benefits area to take advantage of this benefit.
If you are a full dues-paying member of APSCUF/APSCURF and qualify for insurance under Nationwide Homeowners, you may be able to purchase insurance at a lower cost than your present carrier.
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS (LOCAL AND STATE)
Each local APSCUF chapter has a scholarship fund and its own regulations governing the disbursement of scholarship money. State APSCUF will match each local’s funds up to a maximum of $1,000. For more information, contact your local APSCUF office.
State APSCUF has an annual scholarship program. Information about the scholarship normally is announced in October with the deadline for application/essay materials being the first Friday in March. The recipient typically announced in August. Visit the Forms and Benefits page to download a complete packet containing eligibility rules and guidelines or pick up one from your local APSCUF office.
VEHICLE PRICING PROGRAM (NEW AND USED)
Any full dues-paying member of APSCUF/APSCURF may contact membership services to obtain pricing information for new and used vehicles. State APSCUF maintains current software from N.A.D.A. The new vehicles software provides MSRP and invoice prices on almost all new models and factory-installed options. The used vehicle pricing system provides different levels of pricing such as trade-in, loan, and retail for vehicles based on the year, model, and some options and mileage.
DISCOUNT MAGAZINE PROGRAM
The Quality School Program (QSP) has been taken over by Great American Opportunities. Pricing and subscription information is updated on APSCUF’s website in the members-only benefits section. Members can order subscriptions via mail or online.
THEME PARK DISCOUNTS
Discount tickets for national and state amusement parks are available through the Working Advantage program in the members-only benefits section. Parks include but are not limited to: Walt Disney World Florida, Disneyland California, Universal Orlando, Universal Hollywood, Sea World, Busch Gardens, Six Flags, Legoland, Dorney Park, Sesame Place, Hersheypark, and more.
Discounts are also available at concerts and shows including Broadway, Cirque de Soleil, Las Vegas shows, and various sporting events through Working Advantage.
Alamo and National provide discounts on rates as well as special promotions and coupons. Members that are interested in this service can check it out in the members-only benefits section. A hard copy of the coupon discount must be printed out and presented when picking up your vehicle. Additional discounts are available at Hertz, Dollar, and Thrifty through the Working Advantage program.
WIRELESS PHONE DISCOUNT PROGRAM
APSCUF members can enjoy an 18 percent discount off their current or new Verizon Wireless account. Discount applies to accounts costing more than $34.99 a month. Members interested in this service can visit the online APSCUF retail store in the members-only benefits section or contact the director of membership services at State APSCUF. *Does not apply to plans with unlimited data.
AT&T offers members a discount. Members must apply online though AT&T. Members who are interested in this service can check it out in the members-only benefits section.
PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS PROGRAM
The special-services committee voted to continue the lapel pin program. The lapel pins are available for purchase from the State APSCUF office for $4.50 each. To purchase a pin, please see or call the director of membership services at 800-932-0587, ext. 3021.
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