Join Us! 
We would be pleased to have your organization become a
member.

We are specifically interested in attracting vibrant members who are as committed as we are to helping young people from New York achieve post-secondary success.
 

Voting Membership Categories and Annual Dues

  
Colleges/Universities - $50 

This category covers the admissions and financial aid departments of colleges and universities who are not for profit, accredited and grant 2 and/or 4 year degrees.

 
Opportunity Programs of New York (EOP, HEOP, SEEK, College Discovery) - $30 

This category covers the Opportunity Programs of New York based colleges and universities who are not for profit, accredited and grant 2 and and/or 4 year degrees. This would specifically include: 

SEEK (Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge) at select CUNY institutions

College Discovery at select CUNY institutions

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) at select SUNY institutions

Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) at select New York private colleges and universities


Secondary Schools - $30

This category includes public, parochial, and private high schools in the five boroughs of New York City. Most often, members are representatives from the schools’ guidance or college offices.


Community-Based College Access and Success Organizations - $30 

This category includes college access and success programs run by Community Based and/or Nonprofit Organizations, as well as programs located on college campuses not affiliated with undergraduate admissions. Note CACNY reserves the right to request proof of not-for-profit status

Student Membership - $15 

Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to join CACNY as voting members for a reduced rate. Contact membership@cacnyinc.org to apply for or renew membership.

*Note: Documentation or recommendation/referral by a current CACNY member may be requested and/or required. CACNY reserves the right to accept or deny membership to individuals on a case-by-case basis.

 

Nonvoting Membership Categories and Annual Dues

Individual Membership - $20

All individual members applying for membership must obtain a referral from a current CACNY member who is familiar with the applicant in a professional capacity for a period of at least two years as well as a resume that shows that they are currently working in the college access/success.

    • Retired Professionals who were actively engaged in providing counseling, admission or financial aid services for at least 10 years and are deemed retired under the retirement program of the last institution employing them and is no longer employed on a full-time basis in the profession or working as an independent educational consultant.

    • Professionals who volunteer their time in the college access/success world who are not currently employed by an organization/employer that is eligible for CACNY membership.

For-Profit Organizations/Independent Educational Consultants - $125 (Non-Voting Member)

A special member designation is established for the inclusion of educational for-profit organizations/independent education consultants that provide education products and/or varying types of services to counseling programs, as well as for the admissions and financial aid process. For-profit organizations/independent educational consultants are allowed to join, provided their activities within CACNY are solely restricted to those that support the mission and goals of CACNY. For-profit degree or diploma granting colleges, or universities are not eligible for membership in CACNY. This is a NON-Voting Membership.

*Note: Documentation or recommendation/referral by a current CACNY member may be requested and/or required. CACNY reserves the right to accept or deny membership to individuals on a case-by-case basis.


Please remember, that except for the Student/Volunteer category, the ORGANIZATION is the CACNY member and you, as a primary representative, are allowed to designate a maximum of two people as contacts for your organization to be included on the list-serve. If you or your organization’s second representative leave, or change positions, please notify the CACNY Vice Chair for Membership at membership@cacnyinc.org to clarify your status, as well as that of your organization.



Join Us! We would be pleased to have your organization become a
member.
We are specifically interested in attracting vibrant members who are as committed as
we are to helping young people from New York achieve post-secondary success.
 
Membership Types and Annual Dues
 
• Colleges/Universities: This category covers the admissions and financial aid
department of colleges and universities. Dues are $75.
 
• High Schools: This category includes public, parochial, and private high schools in
the five boroughs of New York City. Most often, members are representatives from
the schools’ guidance or college offices. Dues are $35.
 
• Community-Based Organizations: This category includes college access programs
run by CBOs, as well as programs located on college campuses, but are not affiliated
with undergraduate admissions. (Examples of programs in this category include
Upward Bound, Talent Search, and Liberty Partnerships.) Dues are $35.
 
• Independent Counselors and Education Consultants:* In certain instances,individuals who have worked with college access programs are welcomed to become members. Individuals who were once employed by a CACNY-member school or college, and who remain actively engaged in the field as consultants to organizations or as job seekers are welcome to apply for an individual membership. Dues are $35.
*Please note: CACNY reserves the right to accept or deny membership to individuals on a case-by-case basis.
 
• Non-Voting Memberships:
 
a). For-Profit Entitles:
 
A special member designation is established for the inclusion of for-profit
entities that provide education products and/or varying types of services
to counseling programs, as well as admissions and financial aid
professionals. For-profit entities are allowed to join, provided their
activities within CACNY are solely restricted to those that support the
mission and goals of CACNY. (Organizations that award a degree or
diploma are not eligible for non-voting membership) Dues are $75.
 
b). Students
We welcome students who applying for college and believe they have an
important voice to share. This special category of membership means
they recognize they will not have an opportunity to vote on any CACNY
matters. Dues are $35.

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