What is Beacon?

  • Beacon is a Membership Management System for U3As
  • It allows any U3A to manage their data and communication with their members easily and efficiently
  • It can be a huge time saver for those who manage membership and group information
  • With new regulations on Data Privacy it ensures that U3As comply with all legal requirements

Beacon Upgrade: The current system is due to be upgraded by the National U3A in 2020 to ensure its long term viability click here to see what the current situation is.

Beacon is intended to be used primarily by the Membership Secretary, Treasurer and Co-ordinators. If you are a Group Co-ordinator who needs to use Beacon, please contact the Beacon Administrator to set up your account. Please click Beacon User Manual if you need help in using the system.

If you are a registered Beacon user, click here to access the system. Make sure you select ‘Matlock Area’ from the dropdown menu to ensure you are directed to the correct page.