Becoming a Member

Fees & Voting rights

Founded in 1966, the New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC) is one of the largest of 23 state and regional affiliates of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC).  NEACAC is the premier New England organization for counselors who assist students and their families in making the transition from high school to college. Read more about NEACAC's history and mission:  ABOUT NEACAC

Membership in NEACAC and/or NACAC reinforces your commitment to ethical practices; it’s your public assurance to students, parents, and the school counseling/admission community that you abide by NACAC’s Statement of Principles of Good Practice.

Please click here to learn more about the benefits of membership.

HOW TO JOIN

Membership in NEACAC is open to institutions, organizations, and individuals who are engaged in work related to assisting students in the transition from secondary school to postsecondary studies. 

Organization and Primary Membership

1. If you will be the first member of your institution to join NEACAC, please use this form to start a new primary membership.

2. As a primary member of your institution, you will also be able to register new additional members. Only primary members may add new members. 

3. If you are an employee of a college/university or secondary school with an active primary member, please fill out the appropriate form from the categories below, in order to be added to your institution’s roster at discounted rates. 

4. Please note that your membership will be inactive until our member relations committee can confirm your institution's primary member status.

Membership Categories

NEACAC offers a variety of membership categories that meet the needs of individuals and organizations. Please see the descriptions below and click on the appropriate link to join and learn about fee structures and specific benefits.


INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Collegiate- inside New England (non-profit)

     o $50 including primary member; $5 per additional member
     o $200 for university systems including primary member; $5 per additional member


Collegiate/Associate- outside New England (non-profit)

     o $60 including primary member; $5 per additional member

 

Regional Representative

• Regional Representatives (working in NE; college is outside of NE)
     o $50 per member – individual category with voting privileges

• Regional Representatives (college is in NE; representative works outside)
     o $70 per member


Secondary School- inside New England

• Primary and Secondary Schools (For & Non-profit)
     o $25 for unlimited staff
     o $100 for school districts, for unlimited staff


Secondary School/Associate- outside New England

• Associate Primary and Secondary Schools
     o $30 for unlimited staff

 

Transfer Counselor (working at two year college)

     o $15 per member

 

Military Agency (non-voting)

     o $60 including primary member; $10 per additional member

 


INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP REQUIRING APPROVAL FROM NEACAC

Collegiate/Affiliate- For Profit

     o $100 including primary member; $25 per additional member


Gap Year Program (non-voting)

     o $60 including primary member; $10 per additional member


Organizations & Agencies in New England

     o $60 including primary member; $5 per additional member


Organizations & Agencies outside New England

     o $70 including primary member; $5 per additional member


Vendor (non-voting)

     o $100 including primary member; $25 per additional member

 

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

Graduate Student (non-voting)

     o $10 per member

Retired member (voting)

     o $15 per member

 


 

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP REQUIRING APPROVAL FROM NEACAC

Counselor Educator (non-voting)

     o $25 per member


Independent Counselor - outside New England

     o $70 per member


Independent Counselor - inside New England

     o $60 per member


Non-Affiliated Professional  (Former Admission or College Counseling Professionals; recently unemployed)

     o $15.00 per individual