Membership Levels

The ACAD membership year runs July 1 through June 30.  If you are a new member and are paying by credit card, please follow the links below each membership category description (scroll down) to process your membership  online.  If paying by check, please download a form  (Individual/Emeritus or Group Membership )to include with payment.

Current members can renew their membership by logging into the members only area (Member Login) or by downloading a membership form that can be faxed in with credit card information or mailed in with a check.

Group Membership

Individual Member

$125.00 (USD)
Individual membership for current deans, provosts, chief academic officers, and other academic leaders at two- and four-year colleges and universities located in the U.S. Join »

Group 2+ Membership

$110.00 (USD)

This is a special membership rate offered to current deans, provosts, CAO’s, and other academic leaders from a single institution when two or more persons join or renew at the same time (i.e., all names must be on the application form). For the purposes of this category, “single institution” may refer to a single university with multiple colleges or schools (i.e., Georgetown University, encompassing the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Foreign Service, the School of Business Administration, etc.) but NOT to a multi-campus system (i.e. SUNY). In the latter case, each campus constitutes a “single institution.”  Please Note:  New Group Members must use the following form to sign up at this level: Group Membership. Simply fill it out and fax it back (with credit card information) to the ACAD offices.  Once Payment is processed, new members will receive an email confirmation and a receipt will be provided for the credit card transaction.  You may also mail in this form with a check.  Renewing members may use this link:  Join »


$60.00 (USD)
Individual membership for former deans, associate and assistant deans, provosts, chief academic officers and other academic leaders not otherwise eligible for standard membership. This category includes those who have returned to the faculty, accepted presidencies, changed professions, or retired. Join »