Welcome to UUP!
United University Professions (UUP) is the nation's largest higher education union, with more than 42,000 academic and professional faculty and retirees. UUP members work at 29 State University of New York campuses, plus System Administration, Empire State College, and SUNY’s public teaching hospitals and health science centers in Brooklyn, Long Island and Syracuse. UUP is affiliated with New York State United Teachers and the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association and the AFL-CIO.
How do I join UUP?
To be eligible to join UUP, you must be an employee of the State University of New York and belong to the Professional Services Negotiating Unit (PSNU, also called the `08 Bargaining Unit). Click on the links below to download a union membership application. Fill it out and sign it. The application cannot be processed without your signature.
You can mail it or fax the application to UUP. UUP's fax number is (518) 640-6698. The union's mailing address is: United University Professions, P.O. Box 15143, Albany, NY 12112-5143.
Who does UUP represent?
With some 526 job titles included in the bargaining unit, UUP reflects the diversity of SUNY. Members include:
UUP represents SUNY faculty and other professionals at the bargaining table and works to protect their interests by:
As the largest higher education union in the nation, UUP is also a source for information on labor unions, state work force and bargaining issues, higher education reform, college faculty concerns and a variety of higher education topics.
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