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To become a member you must:
You will receive a confirmation email when a volunteer assigns and mails the welcome letter and key fob to you within 72 hours, please be patient.
If you're welcome letter with your fob doesn't arrive in a timely fashion, your dog or snowbank/snowblower has eaten your key fob click here:
After the completion of general shop orientation you will be emailed an invitation and login credentials to join our member dashboard located at https://clubhouse.tcmaker.org allowing you to start your membership, this is when you will setup your dues payment.
Additional training is required for specific areas the shop and the tools that require training.
It is strongly encouraged that you do this before starting your membership subscription so you can hit the ground running.
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: New Member Registration Form
The Twin Cities Maker board reviews and formally approves memberships at each board meeting.
Our standard membership rate is $60 per month. When you first sign up, there is also a $20 new member fee, so that first month is $80.
We offer discounts for buying in bulk.
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 a full-time student in the past year. For students, more info is on the Scholarship Policies and Procedures page.
Members of Twin Cities Maker who are not being provided with a sponsored membership (link do sponsored membership definition), henceforth “Billing Contact”, are allowed to add one (1) additional person on to their account, henceforth “+1” A +1 is a full member of Twin Cities Maker in their own right with separate key(s), ID, account(s), and credentials; a +1 enjoys all the rights and privileges of all members Twin Cities Maker shall make no distinction between a Billing Contact and a +1 for any purposes other than Billing. +1s are not billed directly but instead has their account linked to a Billing Contact’s account for billing purposes +1s may not add a +1 to their account
A +1 can be any close relation to the Billing Contact whom is directly part of their life in a daily basis including but not strictly limited to
A very close friend whom they would consider family A +1’s membership expires and reactivates along with the linked Billing Contact’s account A +1 can be made the Billing Contact of the account they are associated with if the original Billing Contact wants to, needs to, or has to terminate their membership for any reason. Any time currently paid for on the membership is transferred to the new Billing Contact A +1 may decide to sever their tie with their linked Billing Contact at any time and become a Billing Contact theirselves A Billing Contact is allowed to change their linked +1 by giving notice and request to Twin Cities Maker. A Billing Contact may only change their +1 once a year at most. The removed +1’s membership would then become expired The volunteer handling this change shall notify the the removed +1 of the change Changes caused by +1’s requests to become a Billing Contact shall not count against change limits
Through the online membership system, you can change your membership type between standard, 6-month, and yearly at any time.
you can pay any time through our membership dashboard located at https://clubhouse.tcmaker.org
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.
Through the membership system, you can set up automatic monthly payments. You'll get an email a week before the payment is taken out, with a link to the membership system so you can change or cancel your payment.