Become a Member

So you want to be a member!

A membership to the QC Co-Lab is open to anyone that wants to make, hack, or create. If you’re interested in obtaining detailed information about being a member, feel free to contact [email protected].

If you decide that you do wish to join, you can do so by registering for an account here.  You can also sign up for membership during any visit or anytime you’re a guest with another member. Many things we do at the Co-Lab make use of a Google account for authentication purposes. You can create one for free here and even use your existing email account. No new email is required!

Meetings are at the QC Co-Lab facility at 627 West 2nd Street in Davenport, Iowa, next to the Centennial Bridge. Please use the 2nd St. door for entrance.

Alright. Now what’s it cost me?

QC Co-Lab membership is $35 per month, and is payable directly through our website.  Your credit card information is not stored on our site, and payments are processed through Stripe. You can also save 10% ($378) by paying for a year in advance.  More information about dues can be found at the Membership Dues page.

I would like to become/am a member, and so would my spouse/significant other. Do you offer a family plan?

Yes!  Family plans are available with a subscription at $50 per month, or $540 per year.  More details about how family plans work are available at our Membership Dues page.

I’m a student, and can’t afford that amount per month.  Do you have a discounted rate for students?

Absolutely.  You can contact the treasurer by email: [email protected] to see if you qualify.  Student members must be actively enrolled at a high school or continuing education institution, and must be willing to submit proof of enrollment.  Our student rates are designed for starving college students that like their ramen with a little sawdust, solder, and software in it.  All student memberships are evaluated at least once a year, and are at the sole discression of the treasurer for enrollment.

I’m not a student, but I can’t afford that amount per month.  Do you have other discounted rates?

For makers that are potential or existing members, but can’t afford the standard rates, the treasurer is capable of making special exemptions from standard membership dues.  You may contact our tresaurer to ask to be considered for an exemption by email: [email protected].

How do I sign up?

You can sign up for a membership on our site here.