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Any individual who has been awarded a degree, diploma, or certificate by UMES or any of its predecessor institutions may become a Regular Member of this Association by paying the appropriate annual membership fees. Such members shall be accorded full voting rights and the right to hold office.
A person who attended UMES or any of its predecessor's institutions but did not receive a degree, diploma, or certificate. Associate members are not voting members of the Association and are not eligible to hold office.