Membership Benefits

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

Membership options

The HighEdWeb Association offers many classes of membership:

Jump to membership option:

Institutional membership

Colleges and universities may become institutional members. At this level, your entire school 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. 

Your school’s student enrollment sets the 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

Professional membership

Professional members are digital professionals employed by institutions of higher education. This is a non-voting membership.

HighEdWeb offers two tiers of professional membership:

General

Annual membership fee: $0

  • General members must meet all the requirements of professional membership.
  • General membership does not expire.
  • General members have access to basic content, the job board, community groups and the HighEdWeb Slack workspace.
  • General members are eligible to serve on committees or the Board of Directors.

Premium

Annual membership fee: $195

  • Premium members must meet all the requirements of professional membership.
  • If premium membership expires, the level of membership will transition to general membership.
  • Premium members receive all services available to professional-general members.
  • Premium members have on-demand access to complete professional development library (including the conference session recordings)

Affiliate membership

Annual membership fee: $195

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 have access to basic benefits (job board, community groups, HighEdWeb Slack workspace, etc.) plus the complete professional development library (including the conference session recordings).

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.

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.

Student members have access to basic benefits (job board, community groups, HighEdWeb Slack workspace, etc.) plus the complete professional development library (including the conference session recordings).

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 Members may serve on the Board of Directors. This is a non-voting membership.

Honorary members receive access to basic benefits (job board, community groups, HighEdWeb Slack workspace, etc.) plus the complete professional development library (including the conference session recordings).