Membership Categories

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NACAC offers several membership categories. Choose the one that's right for you by downloading the appropriate membership application from the list below. If you have any questions, please contact the Membership and Affiliate Relations Department by phone at (800) 822-6285 ext. 2004 or by email at membership@nacacnet.org.

 

 Institutional

 
For primary, secondary schools, and colleges or universities located in the United States.  All institutions must be degree granting, accredited and not-for-profit.
 
Choose an institutional membership category that best fits your professional environment.
 
  • College/University
  • University System
  • Primary/Secondary School 
  • School District
  • Educational Institutions Eligible for Nonvoting Membership
All Institutional membership types include one membership for a Principal Representative whose professional  responsibilities include providing services and/or products to college admission or financial aid profession.
 
Additional individuals employed at the institution may be added. 
 
*See Application for Requirements - The member categories listed above all require various membership criteria to be met. All applications are subject to approval.
 
IMPORTANT NOTE: Institutions that award a degree or a diploma and are operated as a for-profit entity (proprietary) are not eligible for membership.
 
 

 Institutional (Outside US)

 
For primary, secondary schools, and colleges or universities located outside the United States. All institutions must be degree granting, accredited and not-for-profit.
 
Choose an International Educational Institutional membership category that best fits your professional environment.

 Post Secondary Institution Membership

  • College/University

 Secondary Institution Membership

  • Primary/Secondary School

 

All Institutional membership types include one membership for a Principal Representative whose professional responsibilities include providing services and/or products to college admission or financial aid profession.
 
Additional individuals employed at the institution may be added.
 
*See Application for Requirements - The member categories listed above all require various membership criteria to be met. All applications are subject to approval.
 
IMPORTANT NOTE: Institutions that award a degree or a diploma and are operated as a for-profit entity (proprietary) are not eligible for membership.
 
 
 

 Individual

 
Choose an individual member type that best fits your professional involvement.
 
  • Professionals employed at member institutions or organizations.
  • Retired Professionals*
  • Independent Counselors/Educational Consultants*
College admission counseling professionals at member institutions have the option to Apply Online.
 
  • Students*
  • Faculty
  • Professionals who are employed by institutions or organizations that have not joined NACAC but are eligible for voting or nonvoting membership.
  • Professionals employed by non-voting member institutions.
*See Application for Requirements - The member categories listed above all require various membership criteria to be met. All applications are subject to approval.

Note: Independent Counselors/Educational Consultants MUST complete a recommendation form that will accompany the membership application.
 
 

 Organization

 
For profit or non-profit organizations that provide products or services to counseling, admission or financial aid professionals or students. 
 
Choose an organizational membership category that best fits your professional environment.
 
  • Organizations Eligible for Voting Membership*

 Nonvoting Organization Membership

  • Organizations Eligible for Nonvoting Membership*
*See Application for Requirements - The member categories listed above all require various membership criteria to be met. All applications are subject to approval.
Note: Dues expire December 31 of the current year for applications approved January through September. Applications approved from October to December will expire December 31 of the following year.