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Why Join?

Enhance your professional career by developing and strengthening your knowledge in higher education law to make informed decisions for your institution—become a NACUA Member! As a member you gain access to 4,500 attorneys to help you solve problems and discuss current issues that will keep up-to-date on legal topics of interest. Whether you participate in meeting planning, join a committee, or participate in online discussions with your peers, a NACUA membership is essential to your practice and career. 

Education & Professional Development

Enhance your knowledge on current issues and legal developments in the field of higher education law. NACUA membership offers you a variety of professional and networking opportunities for problem solving, career advancement, and special interests. Each year, NACUA hosts several educational programs including CLE Workshops, Webinars and the Annual Conference, all of which provide continuing legal education credits.

Legal Resources

Develop and strengthen your knowledge of current legal issues of interest to higher education administrators, faculty, and legal counsel. NACUA members receive exclusive access to high-quality resources in the field of higher education law. Members also have access to NACUA’s unique national clearinghouse which provides comprehensive and timely information on college and university legal issues. The Legal Resource Library includes thousands of documents on higher education law – contracts, policies, briefs, cases, outlines, articles, lists of resources, and other materials.

Access to Free e-Publications

Learn from your colleagues. NACUA’s library of publications covers a range of topics to help higher education attorneys solve problems and manage their offices. NACUA frequently develops electronic publications of interest to both higher education attorneys and administrators. Access to publications, The Journal of College and University Law, electronic pamphlets, monographs, and delivery of the weekly Higher Education New Case Highlights and NACUANOTES are provided free of charge to NACUA members.

Network, Collaborate, Be Informed

Solve problems, discuss current issues, and locate colleagues to help make informed decisions for your institution. NACUA members have exclusive access to the latest alerts in higher education law, the most current legal reference, and the ability to interact with peers around the world. Access to NACUANET, a professional networking platform members-only listserv, allows members to expand their legal knowledge base by sharing professional advice, legal information, sample policies and procedures, resources, and best practices germane to higher education law.

Enhance your Professional Career

Become active in NACUA! Volunteer opportunities abound at NACUA—whether you choose to serve on a committee, create or join an affinity group, help plan a workshop, write and edit publications, mentor new members, share documents through the Resource Library, or participate on NACUANET—volunteers are what helps NACUA be successful.