Instructions for Joining MAP

Select Join Map in the "Membership" menu.

MAP dues must be paid online. To do so, click the Checkout with PayPal button under the membership type you would like. You do not need to have a PayPal account to use this feature.

IMPORTANT: This will take you off the MAP web site to the PayPal site in order to complete your payment. You must click all links to return to the MAP web site once you have finished the payment process with PayPal. If you do not, your membership will not be confirmed with MAP.

On the PayPal site, you may choose to pay with a PayPal account or a credit card. To pay with a PayPal account, enter your PayPal login credentials. To pay by credit card, click the link where it says, "No PayPal account? Pay using your credit or debit card". You will be asked to enter your credit card information.

Continue to follow the instructions on the PayPal site until you have completed your transaction. You will receive a message like the following:

Mr Smith, you just completed your payment. Your receipt number for this payment is: 12345-1234-1234-1234.

We'll send a confirmation email to This transaction will appear on your statement as PayPal *MEDIEVALASS.

If you have a PayPal account, you should be brought to a screen that says "Purchase successful."

IMPORTANT: Make sure you click the link that says, "Return to Medieval Association of the Pacific". You will receive a new message like the following:

You Made A Payment. Your payment for $35.00 (or $15 for student memberships) USD has been completed.

You are now being redirected to Medieval Association of the Pacific . If you are not redirected within 10 seconds click here.

Make sure you click the link if you are not redirected automatically. You will receive a new message like the following:

Thank you! Your account has been approved. The next step is to Register a Username for immediate access. Please Register Now ( Click Here )

Make sure your click the link to go to the registration form where you can enter your profile information. If you do not see the link, contact MAP Secretary Anne Laskaya to make sure that an account has been created for you.

Enter your profile information. Typically, your username is something like "jsmith" for John Smith, but you can choose whatever username you like. However, once you have registered, it cannot be modified. All other information can be changed at a later date. When you are done filling in the form, click Register.

Check your e-mail for your new password. If it does not arrive after 10 minutes, check your spam folders. If you still do not receive the e-mail, contact MAP Secretary Anne Laskaya.

Once you have the e-mail, use your new username and password to login. In the menu on the right, click Your Profile. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and change your password. You may also use this function to change other details of your account (except your username) at any time. To check your current payment status, login and look for your last payment date listed below the Log Out link in the menu on the right.

NOTE: If you do not receive an e-mail receipt from PayPal, after checking your spam filter please contact MAP Treasurer Edward Schoolman to confirm that your payment has been received.