Terms and Conditions

National Black MBA Association, Inc.®
Membership Terms & Conditions

Activation of Membership
Memberships will become active upon processing of all materials at National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) headquarters.
Existing Lifetime and Associate Lifetime Members
The Lifetime or Associate Lifetime membership is no longer offered. Existing Lifetime or Associate Lifetime members who have paid in full are active for the duration of his or her lifetime, from their membership activation (see activation of membership). Lifetime or Associate Lifetime members are no longer eligible for any other membership type.
Professional and Associate Members
Professional and Associate memberships are active for one full year, beginning at activation (see activation of membership).
Student Members
Student memberships are active for 12 consecutive months, beginning at activation (see activation of membership). You will be considered a student member as long as you are actively enrolled in a recognized undergraduate or graduate degree program. Your membership should be upgraded to a Professional or Associate membership upon the expiration of your current membership, subsequent to graduation. You are required to submit proof of your current enrollment. The following items will be accepted as proof of current enrollment:

• Letter from the registrar acknowledging your current enrollment status
• Copy of your tuition bill
• Class schedule reflecting your current enrollment.  

Should you fail to submit proof of current enrollment within 60 days, your membership may be terminated and your payment will not be refunded. You will then need to reapply for membership.
Refund Policy
The NBMBAA will only provide refunds for the following reasons:
• Verified duplication of billing
• Verified overcharges
• Submission of incorrect member type resulting in one of the above
Refunds will be provided as follows:
• Credit card payments will be credited to that same credit card.
• Cash and check payments will be credited by NBMBAA check after 30 days, and only after initial payment has cleared our financial institution.
* Refunds will be issued only upon request of the individual.

The NBMBAA will vigorously defend itself against credit card charge backs. In the event that your credit card company requests a credit for charges, we will comply only to the extent that the request meets the requirements of the refund policy. (See above).
Recurring Payments
If you choose a recurring payments option to automatically renew your membership, you are responsible for canceling it prior to annual recurrence to avoid charges. Once charged, your membership will not be refunded.
Notice of Photography and/or Videography
As a condition of membership, individuals grant the National Black MBA Association an irrevocable nonexclusive license to use their name, image, voice and likeness for the purpose of advertising and promoting NBMBAA events, activities and products without any further approval from you or payment to you. It is the NBMBAA’s right to make visual and audio recordings, and still images of its members (collectively "Photography") and to use the Photography and member’s name. However, none of the above shall be deemed as an endorsement for any NBMBAA product or service. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, members agree that the rights granted hereunder shall include the perpetual, worldwide right of NBMBAA to edit, telecast, rerun, record, publish, reproduce, use, license, print, distribute or otherwise exploit, in any manner and in any medium or forum, whether now known or hereafter devised.
Terms and Conditions are subject to change without prior notification.
Revised: April 15, 2016.