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.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to clarify your status, as well as that of your organization.