AAC&U Institutional Membership

Join a diverse and supportive community of internationally recognized researchers and practitioners in one of the fastest growing and most inclusive organizations in higher education.

AAC&U serves every type of institution across the higher education spectrum, engaging presidents, provosts, and executive teams; researchers and practitioners; faculty and administrators; students; and aligned organizations.

Gain access to leading-edge tools and research to meet your most pressing challenges, receive distinctive national recognition and visibility for your institution, and get exclusive access to national grants and research initiatives.


Membership Benefits

Leading-Edge Resources

Access to OneHE:

  • Online platform
  • Scalable and sustainable faculty development
  • Evident-based approaches to immediately improve student learning outcomes
  • Global Network of experts

Access to, or discounts on, AAC&U publications and periodicals:

  • AAC&U's award winning magazine: Liberal Education
  • Seminal publications available on AAC&U’s Online Store
  • Weekly Liberal Education News Watch newsletter
  • AAC&U News newsletter
  • AAC&U webinars, offered twice monthly at no charge for members of your institution

Access to AAC&U research and tools:

  • VALUE (Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education) rubrics
  • Employer surveys showing concrete evidence of the Essential Learning Outcomes (ELOs) employers most want from your graduates for hiring and promotion
  • High-impact educational practices shown to improve retention, completion, and achievement of ELOs
  • Action plans for inclusive excellence, civic engagement, and improved campus discourse

Grant-Funded Projects and National Programs, such as:

Distinctive Opportunities for International Recognition of Institutional Achievements:

  • AAC&U's award winning magazine: Liberal Education
  • The Academic Minute radio show on both NPR and Inside Higher Ed
  • AAC&U News, a monthly newsletter recognizing innovative work on member campuses
  • Faculty Fellows program

Significant Savings for Members of Your Institution Attending AAC&U Events:

For more information, please contact our membership team at memberservices@aacu.org.