The RaySociety is a membership organization, open to all persons interested in lifelong learning.

Prior college experience is not required, and courses taken within the organization are not for college credit. RaySociety membership is required prior to course registration. 

Regular Membership

An annual RaySociety membership extends from July 1 through June 30. A fall and spring catalog will be issued to all members.

  • Annual membership: $50 per person
  • 2-year membership: $95 per person
  • 3-year membership: $140 per person

Benefits of Membership

  • Drake University parking permit
  • access to Cowles Library
  • entry into free RaySociety events and socials
  • special one-time classes

Lifetime Membership

A lifetime membership include the above plus:

  • no renewal fees
  • no standard ($30) class registration fees
  • 75 percent tax deductible
  • option to pay in equal annual installments over a three-year period

Join the RaySociety by completing our Membership Form.

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