NCMUG Member Benefits


  • Monthly meetings:
    General club meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 7 PM to 9PM at the Rohnert Park Senior Center. Each month offers a question and answer session, a guest speaker, plus door prizes and a great raffle.

  • Award Winning Monthly newsletter mailed to your door:
    NCMUG News, NCMUG’s official newsletter, won the 1998 User Group Academy Award for Large User Group Newsletter. Each month’s newsletter is filled with timely tips, software reviews, club happenings and more.

  • Special Interest Groups ( SIGs ):
    SIGs meet at separate times and locations from the general meeting and are open to current club members only. Please see the newsletter for topics, times and locations.

  • Assistance Please:
    Club members volunteer to give phone support to other club members. Please see the newsletter for categories and numbers. Remember these are volunteers, they may not have all the answers and are not paid professionals.

  • Classified Ads:
    Any NCMUG member may place a classified ad in our newsletter or on our web page, free of charge

  • Vendor Discounts:
    Vendors offer special prices to User Group members. Any time a vendor offers special discounts they are posted on the club’s member listserv (see below.) You must be a current member in good standing to participate in these offerings.

  • CompUSA Discount:
    Members can get special pricing from the Santa Rosa CompUSA store.  Just present your current membership ID card to the Customer Service desk at time of purchase to get a NCMUG price of 15% above their cost. Great value for peripherals and consumables.

  • Member listserv:
    Any current club member may sign up for the NCMUG listserv. To subscribe to the list send an email message to: . In the subject line type: subscribe. Don't forget to include the name that your NCMUG membership is under in the body of the message! Once your membership is verified you will be eligible for User Group discounts and access to the MUG Apple Store.

  • MUG Apple Store:
    This is a very special place offering discounted Apple products and third party software. The password for accessing this site is posted to the member listserv only, there is no other way to obtain it.

  • Mac Computer Expo:
    This is NCMUG’s yearly fundraising event, usually held in September. This once yearly opportunity to see the latest and greatest in Mac software and hardware is not to be missed. As a club member you will be the first to know all the details!

  • Member websites linked to NCMUG:
    All NCMUG members are eligible to have their websites linked to NCMUG's members pages. It may just increase your website traffic! Email the to have your URL added.