Membership

Membership
A TACRAO membership will provide greater access to resources and information on and about higher education in the state of Tennessee.
Applicants for membership must submit an application sixty (60) days prior to the annual meeting and be approved by an affirmative two-thirds vote of regular institutional members present at the annual meeting.

Benefits
• Annual conference
• Regional workshops
• Networking events
• Access to member directory
• Access to job postings
• Association publications
• Tennessee college fair calendar

Classes of Membership
Regular Institutional Membership: Regular institutional membership may be considered for college-level degree granting, in-state institutions if they are accredited by an accrediting association approved by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Eligibility of other in-state institutions whose accrediting association is not under CHEA, shall be determined by the Board of Directors of the Association.
Associate Membership: Associate membership status may be considered for out-of-state college-level degree granting institutions, if they are accredited by an accrediting association approved by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and for post-secondary education governing and/or coordinating agencies. Eligibility of other out-of-state institutions, whose accrediting association in not under CHEA, shall be determined by the Board of Directors and by an affirmative two-thirds vote of the voting members and institutional representatives present at the annual meeting.
Affiliate Membership: Affiliate membership status may be considered for those organizations which, while generally non-collegiate, are founded to have purposes parallel to those of this corporation and desire to participate in its activities, provided that the Board of Directors approves them for consideration for membership, that they are recommended by the Membership Committee, and approved by an affirmative two-thirds vote of the voting members and institutional representatives present at the annual meeting.

Applications
If you are interested in joining, please complete the application that best aligns with your institution.
Regular Institutional Membership Application
Associate Membership Application
Affiliate Membership Application
*If your institution is already a member and you do not have an account, have your circle leader add you to your organizational roster. If you already have an account, you can manage your profile here.

Dues
Schools applying for membership will be billed for dues once their application for membership has been approved at the annual meeting in November.
Membership dues are based on the last Fall term enrollment headcount:
1 – 999 $75
1000 – 4999 $100
5000 – 9999 $125
10,000 and above $150
Associate/Affiliate $175

Renewal
Renew TACRAO membership

Questions
Questions regarding TACRAO membership? Contact Amber Button, VP for Administrative Support Services & Outreach at buttona@apsu.edu