The requirement to pay dues or an agency fee does not apply to any GSEAU who:
- Was affiliated with American University in a graduate degree program on or before December 20, 2018;
- Receives wages for less than the entire semester;
- Is regularly scheduled to work fewer than ten (10) hours a week; or
- The GSEAU can demonstrate that due to the nature of his or her employment outside of American University so doing would inhibit the ability of the GSEAU employee to perform services for his or her non-University employer.