Members at Annual Conference Welcome Reception

Membership Model

HighEdWeb strives to advance higher education. Our membership connects a community of professionals to share knowledge, resources and experiences.

Membership classes

The HighEdWeb Association offers many classes of membership.

Institutional membership

Colleges and universities may become institutional members. At this level, your entire institution gets access to HighEdWeb resources. Employees receive professional-premium member benefits, and currently enrolled students receive student member benefits.

HighEdWeb uses institutional accreditation to differentiate institutions. One institutional membership benefits all campuses of a centrally accredited institution. 

The total enrollment of your institution determines your annual membership fee:

  • Up to 1,999 students: $300
  • 2,000-4,999 students: $500
  • 5,000-9,999 students: $700
  • 10,000-24,999 students: $1000
  • 25,000+ students: $2000

Become an institutional member

Professional membership

Professional members are web professionals employed by institutions of higher education. They are eligible to serve on committees or the Board of Directors. This is a non-voting membership.

HighEdWeb offers two tiers of professional membership. 


Annual membership fee: $0

  • General membership does not expire.
  • General members have access to basic content and the job board.

Become a professional-general member


Annual membership fee: $100

  • Attendees of the HighEdWeb Annual Conference shall become premium members.
  • Individuals who do not attend the annual conference may pay annual dues to become premium members.
  • Premium membership will expire after one year if the member does not attend the annual conference.
  • If premium membership expires, the level of membership will transition to general membership.
  • Premium members will receive all services available to professional-general members.
  • Premium members have access to expanded content, including the annual conference session recordings.

Become a professional-premium member

Affiliate membership

Annual membership fee: $100

Individuals that work closely with the higher education sector but do not work directly for an institution of higher education qualify as affiliate members. This is a non-voting membership. Members at this level may serve on committees. Members at this level are not eligible to serve on the Board of Directors.

Affiliate members include professionals working in businesses that serve the higher education market. They also may include those who aspire to work in the higher education sector.

Become an affiliate member

Student membership

Annual membership fee: $25

Individuals that are currently enrolled at a higher education institution qualify as student members. This is a non-voting membership. Members at this level are not eligible to serve on the Board of Directors or committees.

Become a student member

Honorary membership

Annual membership fee: $0

The board of directors may unanimously elect honorary members that:

  • Render notable service to higher education
  • Make notable contributions to the education of higher education web professionals
  • Make notable contributions to advance the purpose and mission of the association

Honorary members shall be exempt from paying dues to the association. Honorary Members that also qualify as Professional Members may serve on the Board of Directors. This is a non-voting membership.