Main Nav

Becoming a Member

Become a member of the foremost community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education.

EDUCAUSE helps those who lead, manage, and use information resources to shape strategic decisions at every level. A comprehensive range of resources, networking opportunities, and information services are available to all interested employees at member organizations.


Eligibility and Member Base

Membership is open to institutions of higher education, corporations serving the higher education information technology market, and other related associations and organizations. As a member organization, all interested employees on your campus or at your organization benefit.

The current membership comprises more than 2,300 colleges, universities, and educational organizations, including over 300 corporations, with more than 68,000 individual participants.


International Membership

International institutions provide the EDUCAUSE community with valuable perspectives on IT solutions and strategies at work on their campuses. Read the association's position on international engagement, and learn more about international membership.

Specialized Programs

In addition to the benefits of basic membership, EDUCAUSE offers specialized membership- and subscription-based programs to help you further navigate the challenges involved in advancing higher education with IT.


EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research
Access to insightful reports to help you make informed decisions


EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative
A community exploring IT innovation and its impact on learning


"We can no longer afford to create unique solutions at each institution for common problems. EDUCAUSE is the community for meaningful collaboration."

— Mark Askren
Chief Information Officer
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Already a Member?

Create your personal profile

Employees of EDUCAUSE member institutions and organizations are invited to create individual profiles. Set your preferences to tailor your member experience to your interests.

Contact Us

For more information or assistance in applying for membership, contact Member Services:



Connect: San Antonio
April 22–24
Register Now

Events for all Levels and Interests

Whether you're looking for a conference to attend face-to-face to connect with peers, or for an online event for team professional development, see what's upcoming.


Digital Badges
Member recognition effort
Earn yours >

Career Center

Leadership and Management Programs

EDUCAUSE Institute
Project Management



Jump Start Your Career Growth

Explore EDUCAUSE professional development opportunities that match your career aspirations and desired level of time investment through our interactive online guide.


EDUCAUSE organizes its efforts around three IT Focus Areas



Join These Programs If Your Focus Is


Get on the Higher Ed IT Map

Employees of EDUCAUSE member institutions and organizations are invited to create individual profiles.



2015 Strategic Priorities

  • Building the Profession
  • IT as a Game Changer
  • Foundations

Learn More >

Uncommon Thinking for the Common Good™

EDUCAUSE is the foremost community of higher education IT leaders and professionals.