Enroll New Members 

RECEIPT OF MEMBERSHIP MATERIALS

Allow 2-3 weeks after payment is received in the Central Office for processing, shipping, and delivery of membership certificates and pins. All materials are mailed to the Lead Chapter Sponsor. We regret that we CANNOT accept requests for rush delivery.

Enter New Member Information

  1. Login to Write Away 
  2. Under Available Functions select Chapter Administration.
  3. Select the Manage Members tab. Please make sure this page loads completely before proceeding.
  4. You will see a drop down box labeled Select Member Functions located in the upper right of the white section.
  5. Select Member Functions: and click .
  6. Enter new member information. Required fields are shown with an asterisk (*).
  7. Please type accurately. Information is case-sensitive. Membership certificates will be printed as the information is shown in the input fields. If a name is spelled wrong or characters are not typed in the correct case, there will be a $4.00 charge to correct and reprint a certificate.
  8. Complete non-required fields to use Write Away as your chapter directory.
  9. After completing member details, click either Save & Enroll Another Member to enroll additional members, or Save & Review Pending Members after you have completed membership enrollments.
  10. After selecting Save & Review Pending Members, you will have an opportunity to review member details and make any corrections Click Select next to the member you wish to edit. Click Save after any corrections.
  11. At this point, new enrollments are Incomplete/Not Paid. Enrollment is not complete until payment is received and approved by the Central Office.
  12. Choose Complete Enrollment (see Step 2 below) to complete the payment process now.
    Choose Save & Complete Enrollment Later to complete the payment process later.

Pay Membership Fees by Credit Card or Check

Step 1

If you chose Complete Enrollment, go to Step 2.
If you chose Save & Complete Enrollment Later, follow the steps below to complete the payment process:

  1. Login to Write Away
  2. Under Available Functions select Chapter Administration.
  3. Select Manage Members from the top bar in the white section. Please make sure this page loads completely before proceeding.
  4. You will see a drop down box labeled Select Member Functions located in the upper right of the white section.
  5. Select Member Functions: and click .

Step 2

Select the member(s) for whom you are making a payment by clicking on the box next to the member's name. Then click Select Payment Method at the bottom of the screen, or Cancel if you need to go back to the previous screen to make revisions.

Step 3

Select either Pay with Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover) or Pay with Check.

Credit Card Payment

  1. Write Away accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Card credit card payments online. First, review the payment amounts and credit card policies. Then complete all credit card information fields.
  2. Click Continue.
  3. Review your order and transaction information. You will have the option to edit any information.
  4. To complete payment, select Process Payment.
  5. After the payment is processed, an email confirmation of your transaction will be sent to the email address registered with your Write Away Chapter Sponsor account. You can also view your transaction confirmation under Transaction History tab.
  6. The Central Office will also receive confirmation of your payment. The member(s) status is currently Payment in Process and can only be changed to Active by the Central Office.

Check Payment

Credit card payment is preferred because it is the most expeditious way to complete the enrollment process. However, if your chapter is unable to pay by credit card:

  1. Choose Pay by Check and select one of these options:
    1. Pay by Chapter Check
    2. Pay by University Check
    3. Pay by Other Check  (Do not send student checks. Any check(s) written from a student's personal checking account will be held until the check(s) clear the bank. This will result in an additional delay of 2 to 3 more weeks.)
  2. Click Confirm.
  3. Print this page for your records.* Attach a copy with your check. You have now completed your online enrollment submission.
  4. Click Exit.

Step 4

  1. When payment is received, the Central Office will change the membership status of new enrollments from Payment in Process to Active.
  2. New member certificates and pins will be mailed to the Chapter Sponsor at the school address listed in Write Away. From the time the Central office receives payment, allow up to two weeks to receive certificates and pins for your newly enrolled members.

View and Print Past Transaction Receipts

If you forgot to print your transaction receipt before you clicked on Exit, follow these instructions:

  1. Login to Write Away
  2. Select the Chapter Administration.
  3. Select the Transaction History tab.
  4. Search for your transaction (listed by date and amount).
  5. Click View Details.
  6. Print this web page.

Credit Card Policies

Privacy Policy

Personal information submitted to Sigma Tau Delta through Write Away will not be used or sold to marketing companies for solicitation.

Return Policy

All transactions made through Write Away are non-refundable.

Update Membership Information

Chapter administrators can enter information on

  • Membership Status *
  • Title *
  • First Name *
  • Middle Name
  • Last Name *
  • Mailing Address
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address *
  • Class Rank *
  • Graduation Year *

* These fields are required.

Chapter administrators cannot edit

  • Semester Joined *
  • Year Joined *

 *These selections are preset by the system.