MEMBERSHIP Membership in this group is open to all members in good standing of the NIU student community. There are MANY REASONS for joining! To join, contact the student advisor: Professor Jim Thomas Department of Sociology Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL 60115 email@example.com / (815) 753-6436 To join the ACA as a student or professional, go to the ACA MEMBERSHIP PAGE and follow the instructions. An ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP is only $25 a year ($10 for the student chapter, $15 for ACA membership)! Any student may come to meetings and join discussions and other activites. However, only DUES PAYING members in good standing with ACA may vote on chapter issues and participate in ACA-NIU prison tours.