Membership Benefits

AHEPPP offers Institutional Memberships for campus-based professionals, Student Memberships for graduate students who attend non-member institutions, Emeritus Memberships for retired professionals wanting to stay engaged, and Associate Partner Memberships for vendors, consultants, and other professionals.

Institutional, Student, & Emeritus Membership Benefits

Webinars & Virtual Events: Members are provided complimentary access to all AHEPPP webinars and a library of webinar recordings. Members may also participate in our monthly virtual Discussion Zones. If you are considering becoming a member, we encourage you to take advantage of a free trial webinar. Please contact [email protected] to sign up today. 

Communications Calendar & Planning Guide: Broken down monthly, this resource includes suggested timing for content, important action items for parents, conversation starters for families and best practice examples of college parent/family communications. 

Parent & Family Council Guide: This guide aims to provide you with a starting point for creating Parent and Family Boards, Councils, and/or Volunteer Programs. This guide will help you determine which model best supports the needs and goals of your institution and office.

Insights Blog: Access to the AHEPPP Blog - Insights - allowing members and experts to share and glean programming ideas, best practices, case students and insights into the field. 

Discussion Board: Instantly connect with colleagues across North America to gain support, ask questions and share plans through our members-only Facebook group.

Reduced National Conference Registration: Members enjoy significantly reduced registration fees. Our conferences are the highlight of the AHEPPP experience. They provide a variety of education sessions and networking opportunities. You're guaranteed to walk away recharged and with some great ideas to implement on your campus. 

Quarterly Connector: AHEPPP's eNewsletter - the Quarterly Connector - provides you with recent news about college parents and families, event and conference alerts, membership highlights including program best practices and many more highlights all to help you provide the best resources for your parent and family community.

CAS Standards: Access to specialized industry standards for family engagement created by AHEPPP experts and the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS), the pre-eminent body for promoting standards in student affairs, student services, and student development programs.

Mentor Program: Our mentor program is a specialized resource meant to enhance your membership experience by providing personal and professional support. 

Job Postings: Be the first to hear about new job postings relating to parent and family programming. All members will be notified of postings through our membership email. 

Survey Data & Assessment Support: The National Survey of College and University Parent Programs tracks trends in parent/family services and structures, staffing, and best practices. It's a great tool to assist members as they grow their programs and advocate for resources. 

Sample Parent Surveys: The AHEPPP Survey Builder and Planning Guide is exactly what you need to get started on your own parent survey. Along with tips on how to gather results and use your findings, the guide includes nearly 60 survey questions for you to choose from in creating your own survey.

Associate Partner Membership Benefits

Associate Partner Memberships provide access to AHEPPP programs, services, resources, and membership for those providing products or services that may benefit AHEPPP members in their professional roles at their institutions.

  • Each Associate Partner company may have up to two company employees on the membership. These two staff will receive AHEPPP email communication and have access to member resources
  • Presence on the Associate Partner webpage with a clickable link year-round
  • Priority access to sponsorship opportunities for the National Conference with the opportunity to purchase exhibit space
  • One electronic/HTML advertisement per year to showcase services/products to AHEPPP members (prepared in partnership with and distributed by AHEPPP's communication center to all members on the agreed upon date)
  • One list of institutional mailing addresses for AHEPPP members (no email addresses)
  • Ability to purchase up to two additional email distributions to the AHEPPP membership in a calendar year. Cost is $300 per distribution and will be billed at the time of agreement
  • Associate Partners do not have voting rights and can not serve as elected leaders of AHEPPP

We would love to hear from you about what your goals are in connecting with our membership. Please contact [email protected] with any questions or click to join!