Corporate Member Orientation

Welcome to EDUCAUSE! We're thrilled you've joined our community of more than 100,000 individuals representing over 2,100 higher education institutions and organizations, including over 350 corporations—all committed to advancing higher education around the globe.

To make sure you get the most out of your membership, we've put together a brief orientation for you. There are four main areas where we can help support your company's strategic direction and business development goals:

Are you the EDUCAUSE Primary Representative in charge of your organization’s membership? Learn more about your role.

Specialized Content/Communities

Some of the prime communities we can help you get access to include:

  • CIOs, IT managers, and IT professionals
  • CISOs and security and privacy professionals
  • Teaching and learning professionals (from instructional designers to academic officers)
  • Enterprise IT staff
  • Higher education policy makers
  • Emerging and established companies in higher education

Resources you might find helpful include:

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Networking and Demonstrations

We host several signature conferences and events throughout the year where you can showcase your solutions and network with your target audience.

2023 Signature Conferences and Events

Event Dates Location Attendees
NERCOMP Annual Conference March 27–29 Providence, RI Technology Professionals from NorthEast Regional Institutions
Cybersecurity and Privacy Professionals Conference May 1–3 Bellevue, WA Information Security and Privacy Professionals
ELI Annual Meeting June 7–9 Anaheim, CA Teaching and Learning Innovation Leaders
EDUCAUSE Annual Conference October 9–12 Chicago, IL (and online) Technology Leaders and Professionals Across Higher Education IT

We can provide you with demographics about the schools and types of attendees at each event, and also help you craft a strategy to engage with your target customers.

2023 EDUCAUSE Demo Days

Along with our signature events, we host EDUCAUSE Demo Days. Demo Days are new online events designed to highlight particular products or services that have been identified by our community as technology needs for their institutions. 2023 Demo Day events include:

Visit our events site for more information.

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Thought Leadership

If you have research, case studies, or insights to share with the community, we have several opportunities available for you.

  • EDUCAUSE Showcase Series: Align your solutions with grand challenges in higher education and demonstrate how your organization can help guide the community forward through this highly visible series. EDUCAUSE Showcases offer an all-in-one opportunity to gain prominent thought leadership and brand exposure, and be part of strategic conversations taking place in the community.
  • Custom and Current Research Studies: Work with EDUCAUSE and the higher education community to collaborate on important research topics or sponsor current EDUCAUSE research that members turn to year-round.
  • Conference Presentations: Present in collaboration with a current higher education client or highlight how your implemented solution addressed an institution's need.
  • Industry Insights Articles: Publish insights, client testimonials, problem-solving ideas, or industry-related topics in the popular Industry Insights channel in EDUCAUSE Review. Industry Insights attracts an average of 2,900+ pageviews per month and articles are available forever in the EDUCAUSE Library.
  • Targeted Newsletters: Gain repeat exposure of your brand and thought leadership by linking to a content marketing piece of your own (an article, white paper, or report) or by republishing your EDUCAUSE Review Industry Insights article in a targeted e-newsletter of your choice: CIOs & Senior IT, Teaching & Learning, Information Security, or Information Technology. Choose Campus Monthly to get in front of thousands of other campus leaders.
  • Webinars: Limited opportunities exist for you to partner with EDUCAUSE to lead a webinar for our community. These provide an excellent exposure possibility for your company and your solution. Contact us for more information.
  • Mentoring: Grow both personally and professionally by becoming a mentor or a mentee. One-to-one and group opportunities are available, where you can get and give support and guidance on topics unique to your skills and needs.

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We have a number of vehicles that can help you achieve your branding goals, including:

  • Digital Advertising: Launch your ad campaign on some of our busiest web pages which attract more than 1.6 million visitors per year including EDUCAUSE Review, the EDUCAUSE Library, and the EDUCAUSE Career Center. You can also take advantage of ad retargeting or monthlong ad exposure in our popular EDUCAUSE Review email Content Alerts.
  • Conference Sponsorships: Expand your visibility and engagement by participating in our conferences and events.
  • Newsletter Sponsorships: Promote your thought leadership content in a targeted newsletter sent to an audience of your choice.

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EDUCAUSE Primary Representatives

As the Primary Representative for managing your EDUCAUSE membership, you are responsible for:

  • Keeping your organization informed of EDUCAUSE programs and services

  • Reviewing and updating your organization's roster of individuals who can benefit from EDUCAUSE resources and communications

  • Providing payment of annual membership dues

Reviewing and updating your EDUCAUSE roster helps ensure your organization gets the most out of its membership. If you don't have an EDUCAUSE Profile, you will need to create one for access to your roster.

Please notify your designated representatives that you have added them to the EDUCAUSE roster and note that they have the option to opt out at any time.


Your Company EDUCAUSE Profile

Company EDUCAUSE Profiles are featured in our Member Directory. As the EDUCAUSE Primary Representative, you can review and update your company profile at any time to ensure your listing is accurate.

Personal EDUCAUSE Profiles

You and employees across your organization are invited to create individual profiles to tailor your member experience to your interests. Invite your colleagues to create an EDUCAUSE Profile.