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Registering for the AFT Local 1828 Website

The AFT Local 1828 website is a public website operated by the Ventura County Federation of College Teachers (the AFT Local 1828). Many of the resources on this site are accessible to all visitors; however, there are other areas to which access if restricted to current union members only.

To access the restricted areas of this website you must meet both of the following criteria

  • You must be a current AFT Local 1828 union member
  • You must be a registered user of this website.

If you do not meet either of the above conditions, please follow the instructions in the appropriate section below.

How to sign up for AFT Local 1828 union membership

To qualify for membership in the AFT Local 1828, you must be an active member of the faculty at one of the three Ventura County Community College District's colleges--Moorpark College, Oxnard College, or Ventura College. If you are a current faculty member and would like to join the union please click here, to complete our online signup form to authorized monthly deductions of union dues from your paycheck. Once you have completed the sign up process, your dues deductions will begin within 1-2 months; however, you will be covered by all the benefits of membership upon submission of the form.

If you are not sure whether you are a current member of the AFT Local 1828, you may confirm your status by checking your most recent VCCCD paystub.

example paystub showing union dues deduction

If you are a current union member, you will see deductions for dues in the section displayed in the image above.

How to Register for this Website

If you are a union member, but you are not currently registered for this website, you must request registration by clicking on the link titled, "creat new account" located beneath the log in button on the front page of this website. On the registration page you will be prompted to enter your personal information. Please enter the name information exactly as it appears on your union membership information. Please use an email address other than your VCCCD employee email. Once you have completed the registration form and submitted it, you will receive an email to the address you used in the registration form that will confirm that you are pending approval.

The approval process requires members of our staff to manually verify your union membership status. This process may take up to 48 hours depending on how busy our office staff are. Once your membership status has been confirmed, you will be approved and will receive an email notifying your that you may now log in. If you continue to have difficulty logging in to the website, please email us at help@aft1828.org