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**Everyone at the University of Waterloo is welcome to come to our events and to
use our resources!** Feel free to join our communities and chat with our
members. However, if you want to officially become a member or support our
vision of creating a supportive environment for all computing students, there's
a bunch of ways you can join and help out.
## How to Join
### General Membership
<summary>In-person Term</summary>
1. Drop by our office in **MC 3036/3037** with
- your WatCard, and
- $2 membership fee for the term that you would like to pay for
2. Sign our [Machine Usage Agreement](/resources/machine-usage-agreement)
That's all! After your account has been created, you'll have access to all the
[services](/resources/services) available to members.
#### Membership Renewal
Just drop by the office with $2 for each term which you wish to renew.
You do not need to bring your WatCard or sign the usage agreement again.
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<summary>Online Term</summary>
Email the CSC Systems Committee at
[syscom@csclub.uwaterloo.ca](mailto:syscom@csclub.uwaterloo.ca) from your
University of Waterloo email address with the following:
1. a scan or photograph copy of your **WatCard**,
2. your **WatIAM userid**, and
3. your acknowledgement of having read, understood, and agreeing with our
[Machine Usage Agreement](/resources/machine-usage-agreement).
<!--~~You will need to pay the membership fee of $2 through WUSA store.~~-->
MathSoc has waived membership fees for the Winter 2022 term, so just send syscom
an email and we'll be happy to register your CSC account for free this term.
#### Membership Renewal
**Membership renewals for the Winter 2022 term are free.**
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**Note: we no longer use Paypal to process memberships.**
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Contact syscom to renew your membership for as many terms
as you wish. You do not need to send us your WatCard or sign the usage
agreement again.
### Executive Committees
Are you interested in using your skills to get involved with CSC? We have
committees covering everything from design to development, so no matter your
interests, weve got a place for you.
**CSC hires at the end of every term\***, so make sure to stay connected through
social media to keep up to date on when applications open!
\* except for syscom, which recruits year-round.
#### Programme Committee
- In charge of planning, advertising, and running all events hosted by CSC.
- Voices concerns/ideas on behalf of the CS community.
#### Website Committee
- Creates functional and modern designs for the CSC website.
- Builds and maintains the static website, updating content for events and news.
#### Systems Committee
- Maintaining all services that CSC provides which includes file share, DNS,
mail, configuration for IRC, Mattermost, Git hosting.
- Managing mirrors used by large public organizations and thousands of people
Syscom is always looking for new members! If you'd like to join, just send an email to syscom@csclub.uwaterloo.ca containing a brief introduction about yourself and any experience you have with GNU/Linux.
### Elected Roles
Each term, the CSC holds elections to determine the executive council:
- President
- Vice-President
- Assistant Vice-President
- Treasurer
To find out when and where the next elections will be held, keep an eye on on the [News](/#news).
For details on the elections, see the [Constitution](/about/constitution).