New Member Orientation
Becoming a Member
To become a member of the Solid State Depot, you must do the following:
- Sign the membership agreement.
- Sign the liability waiver.
- Submit the signed documents to any Officer of individual on the Board of Directors for approval!
- Pay dues!
- $75/month for a regular membership. ($65/month if you sign up for automatic billing!) (Also single parent hacker with one child as a hacker.)
- $100/month for family membership. (Parents with one or more children, or a single parent with two children or more.)
- $25/month if you are a Student, Senior Citizen, or a Minor✼ (with a parent that doesn't use the space).
Once you have done the aforementioned three things, you are a member! Congratulations!
Upon becoming a member, you will receive the following:
- Keycard for access!
- Wi-fi password!
Also, you should be aware of the Depot's Bylaws:
Access to the Space
Members are assigned RFID key cards or key fobs for 24/7 access to the space. If you are a member and have not yet received your RFID door key, please contact either an Officer or member on the Board of Directors in person or e-mail email@example.com.
Last Person to Leave
If you are the last person to leave the space, be sure to lock all doors, turn off lights, turn off the music server, and turn off any other equipment.
For getting trained on equipment at the space, contact an administrative member or send a shout-out to the Google Group mailing list requesting training/assistance.
- Be cautious. Respect power tools and potentially dangerous equipment.
- Wear safety goggles and safety gear.
Please check our Safety First page for full safety information.
Staying Connected and Informed
- Google Group Mailing List
- Meetup Events
- Google Calendar
- Wiki Articles
- Website and Blogging
- Online Chat (IRC)
If you need login credentials for any of the aforementioned online venues, please contact an admin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interacting and Being a Part of the Space
- Go to classes and events! Register on meetup.com/SolidStateDepot so we know you’re coming!
- Work on space improvement projects!
- Teach classes or hold meetups! You can create new Meetup.com events for the Solid State Depot online!
Become a part of the administrative group for the Depot.
✼ Minors must be accompanied by their parent or guardian. No minor can have a key card of their own.