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Why Join AAC&U

The AAC&U benefits, resources, networking opportunities, and partnerships outlined below are distinctive and designed to be competitive for your membership dollars.

Universal Campus Benefits

Everyone within your campus community can take advantage of publication discounts, member registration rates for meetings and institutes, and individual enrollment in AAC&U’s Associates Program. AAC&U benefits encourage dialogue, collaboration, and optimal membership use by administrators, faculty, staff, and students alike.

Relevant Resources

AAC&U activities and published materials address the needs of each office, department, and discipline within your campus community.

AAC&U membership provides ongoing access to resources in areas such as:

  • Assessment of key educational outcomes
  • General education
  • Diversity
  • Civic engagement
  • Global interdependence
  • Integrative learning
  • Institutional change
  • Faculty development

Networking Opportunities

AAC&U meetings and institutes, publications, and projects allow your institution to engage with the educational community at large.

Individuals on your campus can use these forums to share your institution’s experiences and accomplishments with others and learn best practices from across sectors.


AAC&U membership positions your institution to join with other campuses and organizations in AAC&U sponsored initiatives such as Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP), Shared Futures, VALUE (Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education), and other grant-funded projects.