Discover EDUCAUSE Membership

Become an EDUCAUSE Member

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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 the strategic use of technology and data to further the promise of higher education.

We're here to help you stay up to date on key issues and trends in higher ed technology, 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 Institution Is a Member, You're a Member, Too.
If your institution is an EDUCAUSE member, you, your staff, and your colleagues across campus have access to membership benefits. To learn more about the benefits of EDUCAUSE membership, visit EDUCAUSE Member Benefits or contact our membership team. To begin using your benefits, simply log in or create an EDUCAUSE Profile.


Find Out If Your Institution Is a Member.
Not sure if your institution is a member? Simply search for your institution's name within the EDUCAUSE Member Directory to find out.


Become an EDUCAUSE Member Organization.
EDUCAUSE membership is at an organizational level. To become a member organization, complete the following membership form and our team will be in touch with details and next steps.


The Benefits of EDUCAUSE Membership

Membership with EDUCAUSE is at an organizational level and available to higher education institutions, companies that serve the higher education technology market, and other related associations and organizations. We have programs and services that:

  • Showcase what you and your peers are doing successfully with technology on campus.
  • Enhance your and your team's knowledge and skills.
  • Allow you to learn from and connect with a large community of peers and industry experts.
  • Highlight technology trends, best practices, and where higher education is headed—helping you and your team make informed decisions.

  • 2,200+
    Member Organizations
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    Years in Operation

  • 100,000+
    Individual Members

What's Included?

Member benefits include access to:

  • checkmarkTimely research, assessment tools, and articles on a breadth of technology topics in higher ed.
  • checkmarkOpportunities to make strategic connections year-round with your peers and industry experts.
  • checkmarkFree webinars and member-only QuickTalks.
  • checkmarkSpecial pricing on all of our signature events such as the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, leadership and management programs, and job postings within the EDUCAUSE Career Center.
  • checkmarkSignificant discounts on New Horizons courses—hands-on training in various areas such as information security, ITIL/IT service management, cloud, project management, and data and analytics—and Prosci Change Management Programs.
  • checkmarkAnalytics services, including free benchmarking via the Core Data Service (CDS), as well as the Technology Solutions Market Dashboard and faculty and student user surveys.
  • checkmarkHighly sought-after content from partners like Gartner.
  • checkmarkParticipation in EDUCAUSE mentoring and volunteer opportunities, as well as awards and scholarships.

Everyone at your institution can benefit.

Venn diagram with four circles overlapping. 1st circle: Campus Leaders | 24,000+ Campus Leaders, 1,700+ Presidents & Chancellors, 370+ CBOs. 2nd circle: IT | 5,300+ CIOs & Senior Tech Leaders, 9,500+ Cybersecurity Professionals, 22,500+ IT Professionals. 3rd circle: Library | 3,400+. 4th circle: Teaching & Learning | 18,500+ T&L Professionals, 1,000+ CAOs.

We serve today’s higher education technology professionals at every level and every stage of their jobs—from entry level to senior leadership, from new hires to tenured employees—and help build the technology and data leaders of tomorrow. Whether you're in teaching and learning, information technology, cybersecurity, privacy—you and your staff can turn to EDUCAUSE for the professional development, insights, resources, policy advocacy, and—most importantly—the connections you rely on.

Contact our membership team to apply for membership today.

What's the Cost of Membership?

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

  • U.S. Institutional Membership
  • International Institutional Membership
  • Nonprofit and Association Membership
  • K–12 Membership
  • Corporate Membership
  • Emerging Tech Membership
  • Consultant Membership

EDUCAUSE membership runs on an annual cycle from July 1 through June 30. The annual fee is due on June 30, and organizations are welcome to join at any point of the year at a prorated dues amount.

Membership dues are based on the following criteria.

Membership Type What Dues Are Based On
U.S. Institutions 2010 Carnegie class and institutional expense—pricing designed to welcome organizations of all sizes and types in our community.
U.S. Institutional Systems Same as U.S. institutions plus a 15% discount for organizations with three or more members within the system.
U.S. Institutional System Administration Office Flat fee of $2,226.
International Institutions Student FTE counts (self-reported).
Nonprofits and K–12 Flat fee of $2,226.
Corporations Flat fee of $3,645.
Emerging Technology Companies Flat fee of $907.

Available to early-stage emerging technology companies that have been in business five years or less and employ fewer than 30 staff members, with revenue under $5M. This membership can be held for a maximum of five years.
Consultants Flat fee of $612.

Available to independent consultants or consulting firms with no more than a total of two employees.

Have Questions or Ready to Join?

Our membership team is happy to discuss how your institution can benefit by becoming a member. Contact us at [email protected] to learn more about how we can help you meet your needs.

If you'd like to apply for membership for your institution, submit the form below and our team will be in touch with next steps.


With a Corporation?
Visit EDUCAUSE Corporate Membership to learn more about the benefits of membership for corporations that serve the higher education technology market, or contact our corporate team by email at [email protected].