Benefits of becoming a member of USF-GAU include:

  • Representation and legal fee support should you need to file a grievance
  • $1 million in liability insurance for employment–related issues
  • The right to participate in bargaining when GAU negotiates the contract
  • The right to vote in GAU elections

You will also receive a membership card for the American Federation of Teachers, which offers great discounts on hotels, car rentals and auto insurance!

Affiliate Discounts

After signing up with GAU, you will receive membership cards from our affiliate organizations which you can then use for additional national discounts

AFT: visit

  • Car Rental Discounts at Avis, Alamo, Budget, and National
  • Hotel Discounts at Wyndham Hotels
  • 15% AT&T Discounts
  • 10-30% off select Dell Products
  • 20% off Budget Truck in-town Rentals
  • Auto Club Emergency Roadside Assistance
  • Discount Auto and Home Insurance through Metlife
  • Discount Vision, Dental, and Prescription Plans
  • Life, Disability, and Pet Insurance

NEA: visit

  • Click and Save on Name Brands and Retailers
  • 20% Discount at Red Roof Inn
  • NEA Dental and Vision Insurance Plans


  • Tax services
  • Grants and Funding
  • ACCESS Cards