Voting Membership Categories and Annual Dues
Colleges/Universities: 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): 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:
Secondary 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. DOE public schools should select the "DOE Grant" option in order to receive their free grant membershp.
Community-Based College Access and Success Organizations: 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*: Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to join CACNY as voting members for a reduced rate. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to apply for or renew membership.
Nonvoting Membership Categories and Annual Dues
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 not currently working in the college access/success.
For-Profit Organizations/Independent Educational Consultants*
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 email@example.com to clarify your status, as well as that of your organization.