Membership

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Membership Requirements are in flux - this page is out of date!

...What does that mean?!

Well, it means that after some experience and conversation[1], we realized that people want to see things happening at the space before they drop their hard-earned cash to visit. While the membership stuff is in flux, we do need money to help with the rent and projects. The below information is for historical info and for future use. Come down to the space. Hang out, Help out, and invite your friends.

Membership Policies

Members have full 24/7 access to the space, and have the right to be actively involved in the (modified) consensus process we are trying to use to run the space. Members can also bring guests.

Student Membership

Student memberships are for those under 18, and while it does not grant 24/7 access, you do get full use of the space during a restricted set of hours. You are also welcome to participate in the consensus process. participation is yet to be determined - contact Loki for more information.

Scholarships & Fellowships

Scholarships are primarily for our "starving artist" or "will code for food hacker" friends, and applicants will be expected to both help around the space, and participate actively in at least one project (theirs or someone else's) that is chosen at the time of application.

Fellowships are for people who have a really cool project, that the membership wants to support, and who cannot otherwise afford to be a member and work on their project. A fellowships would include membership, but could also include funding towards materials. Fellowships require a number of members to step forward and commit to funding the project. Contact Loki to find out more.

Guests

Our current guest policy is that any member may bring in guests, but guests are encouraged to become members if they are utilizing the space often - ideas for incentivizing this switch are welcome. Guests must be accompanied by a member.

Members of other Hackerspaces

We also are open to reciprocal memberships with other hackerspaces. If you are a member of a hackerspace that is not in the metro area, then you are welcome to use our space while you are in town, as long as our members are able to use your space. This does need to be formalized with the other hackerspace before privileges are granted.

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