• Note: It is currently only possible to remove and/or ban members from the desktop web version of Meetup.

    Organizers (including co-organizers and assistant organizers) have the ability to remove or ban members from your groups. You decide which option is best for which members. 

    • If you remove a member from your group, they can request to rejoin at any time.
    • If you ban a member, they are removed from your group and are prevented from sending a request to rejoin. Consider a ban if a member’s behavior is negatively affecting the experience of other group members, or otherwise in violation of our Community Guidelines or Terms of Service. 

    Whether a member is removed or banned, Meetup sends them a short message to let them know that they are no longer a member of your group. 

    Remove a member

    1. From the Members page of your group, click the member you want to remove
    2. Select the Admin Tools dropdown to the right of their name
    3. Click Remove member
    4. Optionally add a message to them (we encourage you to explain your actions in this step)
    5. Meetup will also send the member an automatic notification that they were removed 

    Ban a member

    1. From the Members page of your group, click the member you want to ban
    2. Select the Admin Tools drop-down to the right of their name
    3. Click Remove member
    4. Check Ban from being able to re-join your group box at the bottom of the check box list
    5. Click Remove member 

    To make sure members are a good fit for your group from the start, we give organizers tools to screen members and control who can join their groups. Organizers who decline a member’s request to join their group also have the ability to ban that member from there. 

    Keep track of banned members through the Banned Members tab in your Members List (this is only visible to the group’s leadership team). This is also where you can unban a member if you decide to change your mind in the future.

    How do I remove or ban a member from my Meetup group?
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