Maximize Your NACAC Member Benefits

We are committed to bringing you the resources and opportunities you need to thrive as a college admission and counseling professional.

That's because members like you provide life-changing support to millions of students each day as they choose a path to higher education. Your work is vital and NACAC is here to support your efforts by providing these member benefits and more.

Not a NACAC member? Join today.





Resources and Tools

I have been fortunate to be a member of NACAC since 1997. Being a part of this amazing association has helped me grow as a professional and as a leader. It has also helped me to understand the important issues impacting our profession and our ethical responsibilities.”
— Nancy Gibson, Denison University (OH)





I joined when I was early in my career and it has honestly never occurred to me not to renew my membership. It’s a wonderful way to connect with my colleagues and meet people.”
— Lisa Sohmer, Sohmer College Counseling




Education and Training

My NACAC membership is priceless. Learning best practices through NACAC’s education programming has made me a better counselor, leader, and person.”
— Jennifer Nuechterlein, Hunterdon Central Regional High School (NJ)






One of the biggest benefits NACAC has provided me is being able to connect with leaders in the field. I have found some great mentors who have helped guide my professional growth.”
— Cyrus Nichols, Washington University in St. Louis (MO)


  • Career 
    NACAC provides hundreds of opportunities to meet, build relationships, and advance your career. Check out the Career Center job board, as well as other resources focused on career transitions and growth.

  • Partnerships 
    As the convener for the admission field, NACAC brings together individuals from across the table to share information, form partnerships, and exchange ideas. Connect with counselors, admission officers, vendors, consultants, and related education associations.

  • Recruitment 
    NACAC offers the nation’s premier college fairs, allowing you to reach hundreds of thousands of high school students and bolster your recruitment efforts. In addition, college tours and an access fair at the NACAC National Conference bring together counselors, community-based organizations, and admission officers.



Advocacy and Leadership

The world of college admission is never static, and it is my responsibility to stay current in order to be the best resource and advocate for my students. I am truly grateful for the action alerts, allowing my voice to be heard on national policies affecting our profession.”
— Charlie Runyan, The Hockaday School (TX)


  • Advocacy 
    NACAC amplifies the voices of our community.
    Through NACAC’s policy initiatives, we speak together when it comes to federal, state, and local legislation that protect students and enhance their opportunities. Get involved by signing up for NACAC Action Alerts and join us on Capitol Hill for our annual advocacy meeting.

  • Media Relations 
    Inquiries from the media present an opportunity to be part of the national conversation. Members are often called upon to reply to media requests to raise awareness about NACAC’s policy priorities.

  • Leadership Development 
    NACAC offers numerous opportunities to become a confident leader and speaker.
    NACAC is currently expanding our array of ad hoc committees, each with a high-impact, short-term goal. Your volunteer service on the board of directors, committees, and within affiliates are all some of the best ways to grow as a leader.

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