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   * Complete new member orientation [[http://go.tcmaker.org/orientation|Orientation Signup Link for Eventbright]]   * Complete new member orientation [[http://go.tcmaker.org/orientation|Orientation Signup Link for Eventbright]]
     * Complete Shop Safety Trainings this can be done either before or after you pay for membership      * Complete Shop Safety Trainings this can be done either before or after you pay for membership 
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 +      * Wood shop Orientation
 +        * Drum sander (extra training required)
 +        * Lathe (extra training required through external Class) 
   * Activate your Tcmaker account with the your account set up invitation [[documentation:clubhouse:how_to_login|How to login to Clubhouse]]   * Activate your Tcmaker account with the your account set up invitation [[documentation:clubhouse:how_to_login|How to login to Clubhouse]]
   * Log in and set up a membership subscription [[documentation:clubhouse:how_to_pay_dues|How to pay]]   * Log in and set up a membership subscription [[documentation:clubhouse:how_to_pay_dues|How to pay]]
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 //**It is strongly encouraged**// that you do this before starting your membership subscription so you can hit the ground running. //**It is strongly encouraged**// that you do this before starting your membership subscription so you can hit the ground running.
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 If you or someone you know needs an accommodation in the membership sign-up process please contact [email protected] or leave us a voicemail at 612-293-MAKE (6253) and we will get back to you as soon as we can, again this is all volunteer run so it is dependent on people's free time. A PDF Copy of the signup forms can be downloaded here: {{ :membership:2019_member_registration.pdf |New Member Registration Form}} If you or someone you know needs an accommodation in the membership sign-up process please contact [email protected] or leave us a voicemail at 612-293-MAKE (6253) and we will get back to you as soon as we can, again this is all volunteer run so it is dependent on people's free time. A PDF Copy of the signup forms can be downloaded here: {{ :membership:2019_member_registration.pdf |New Member Registration Form}}
  
 The Twin Cities Maker board reviews and formally approves memberships at each board meeting. The Twin Cities Maker board reviews and formally approves memberships at each board meeting.
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 +===== Membership System Walkthroughs =====
 +  * [[:documentation:Clubhouse|Clubhouse (Member Dashboard)]]
 +      * [[:documentation:Clubhouse:How to login|How to login to Clubhouse]]
 +      * [[:documentation:Clubhouse:How to pay dues|How to pay dues]]
 +      * [[:documentation:Clubhouse:How to reset your password|How to reset your password]]
 +      * [[:documentation:How to join our Slack|How to join our Slack]]
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 ===== What comes with your membership ===== ===== What comes with your membership =====
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 ===== Membership rates ===== ===== Membership rates =====
 ==== Standard membership ==== ==== Standard membership ====
-Our standard membership rate is **$55 per month.** When you first sign up, there is also a $20 new member fee, so that first month is $75+Our standard membership rate is **$60 per month.** When you first sign up, there is also a $20 new member fee for new member orientation, so that first month is $80
  
 === Discounts for long-term purchases === === Discounts for long-term purchases ===
 We offer discounts for buying in bulk. We offer discounts for buying in bulk.
-  *  **6 month membership: $275** (one free month) +  *  **6 month membership: $300** (one free month) 
-  *  **Yearly membership: $550** (two free months)+  *  **Yearly membership: $600** (two free months)
  
 ==== Community Sponsored Membership Scholarship Discounted Rate ==== ==== Community Sponsored Membership Scholarship Discounted Rate ====
-We offer a Discounted Scholarship membership for **$30 per month.** Again, there is a $20 new member fee, so the first month's payment is $50. This membership requires proof need, or of being full-time student in the past yearFor students, more info is on the [[Scholarship Policies and Procedures|Scholarship Policies and Procedures]] page.+We offer a Discounted Scholarship membership for **$30 per month.** Again, there is a $20 new member fee, so the first month's payment is $50. 
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 +We do not offer discounts based solely on student or senior status as those are not status indicators consistent with financial need.  
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 +We instead offer Community Supported membership for anyone who needs the community’s financial support to enable your participation if you have need if it. 
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 +If you need the community support in order to enable your participation in the community we trust you to be excellent so you can self certify for the discounted membership rate.
  
 +If you need it please use it conversely if you can give more each month so that we can support others who need it please do so.
 ==== Membership +1 Policy ==== ==== Membership +1 Policy ====
  
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 You'll get an email two weeks before your membership expires, with a link to pay your dues online.  You'll get an email two weeks before your membership expires, with a link to pay your dues online. 
  
-Payments made through the membership system get posted automatically to your membership. You can pay with Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Amex, or PayPal. The membership system never stores your credit card information.+Payments made through the membership system get posted automatically to your membership. You can pay with Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Amex. The membership system never stores your credit card information on our systems is is handled solely by Stripe our payment proccessor.
  
 ==== Automatic monthly payments ==== ==== Automatic monthly payments ====
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