Discover EDUCAUSE Membership

Gain insights and connections—become an EDUCAUSE member.

EDUCAUSE is more than a nonprofit association. We are a thriving community of more than 100,000 individuals at member organizations from around the world—committed to advancing higher education.

We're here to help you stay up-to-date on key issues and trends in higher ed IT, make connections with peers facing similar challenges, and grow in your career. Become a member for access to meaningful insights and connections that can help you advance.

If your organization is ready to join or if you’re interested in learning more about how you and your entire organization can benefit from membership, contact us.

Not sure if your organization is already a member? Visit our Member Directory to find out and then create an EDUCAUSE Profile to begin accessing member benefits.

Be part of the largest community of IT leaders and professionals.

Membership in EDUCAUSE is at an organizational level. We have programs and services that can benefit every level and interest area in higher education IT.

Current member organizations include:

Institutional Members 1700+ | Industry Members 350+ | Nonprofit Members 60+

Everyone on campus can benefit.

New and aspiring leaders can turn to EDUCAUSE for the knowledge and resources needed to make the case for IT at your organization, including:

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    Teaching and Learning

    Chief Academic Officers

    Academic Leaders


    Academic Technology Specialists

    Instructional Designers

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    IT Directors

    IT Support

    Enterprise IT Professionals

    Security Professionals

    Policy Officers

    Privacy Officers

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    Other Campus Leaders




    Provosts and Deans

    Library Staff

    Institutional Research Staff


Membership is at an organizational level. When you join, everyone at your organization gets access to our vast collection of resources, as well as special pricing on our programs and services.

EDUCAUSE membership helps your organization advance.

When your organization becomes an EDUCAUSE member, we can help you and your colleagues:

Topics Issues Trends

Stay informed on issues, technologies, and trends in higher education by using our cutting-edge research, toolkits, and publications.


Career Advancement

Advance your knowledge and career by participating in training and professional development for a wide range of topics and career levels.


Informed Decisions

Make informed decisions by using our benchmarking tools and resources.


Network of Peers

Build a collaborative network of peers by connecting at our events or solving your most pressing issues through our virtual communities.


Special Pricing

Get special pricing on all of our events, professional learning offerings, job postings, sponsorships, exhibits, and advertising.


Membership Types and Dues

We offer a variety of membership types to meet the community's diverse needs, including:

  • US Institutional Membership
  • International Institutional Membership
  • Nonprofit and Association Membership
  • K–12 Membership
  • Corporate Membership
  • Emerging Edtech Membership
  • Consultant Membership

Membership runs for one year from July 1 through June 30, and dues are based on the following criteria:

Membership Type What Dues Are Based On
US Institutions 2010 Carnegie class and institutional expense
US Institutional Systems Same as US Institutions + 15% discount (for organizations with three or more members within the system)
US Institutional System Administration Office Flat fee
International Institutions Student counts (self reported)
Nonprofits and K–12 Flat fee
Corporations, Emerging Edtech & Consultants Flat fee

Organizations are welcome to join at any point during the year at a prorated dues amount.

Have Questions or Ready to Join?

Our Membership Team is happy to discuss how your organization can benefit by becoming a member. Contact us if your organization is ready to join or if you would like to learn more about how we can help.


Need a resource to help you make the case for EDUCAUSE membership? Download and share our Membership Brochure.

Industry member? Learn more about how EDUCAUSE can help you on our Corporate Membership page.