EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association that helps higher education elevate the impact of IT.

We are a community of IT leaders and professionals working together to tackle challenges and leverage opportunities that are constantly evolving within higher education. We welcome diversity, in viewpoints and experience, and believe in the transformative power of uncommon thinking for the common good.

What We Do

We support those who lead, manage, deploy, and use information technology to advance higher education.

Learn more about our mission or watch our quick video.

How We Can Help You

We can help you and your entire organization:

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Stay Up-to-Date on Trends & Make Informed Decisions
through our cutting-edge research, data, analysis, toolkits, and publications
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Advance Your Knowledge & Career
through our highly regarded face-to-face and online professional learning opportunities
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Make Connections & Build Networks
through our collaborative communities, meaningful partnerships, and networking opportunities

Helen Patton "EDUCAUSE for me is a hugely valuable resource, from benchmarking to understanding what my peers are doing and being able to bring that back to my management teams and help them understand what's going on in the industry as well."
—Helen Patton, Chief Information Security Officer, The Ohio State University

Learn more about our tools and resources.

Who Are Our Members?

Being a part of EDUCAUSE means being part of a community of higher education professionals from over 2,300 organizations. Here you will find a thriving community of over 100,000 individuals at member organizations in approximately 50 countries—the largest community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education.

EDUCAUSE members include IT leaders and professionals, teaching and learning professionals, academic leaders, and campus executives at U.S. and international institutions. Members also include industry influencers from corporations, associations, and organizations serving the higher education community.

Current member organizations include:

Institutional Members: 1800+. Industry Members: 450+. Nonprofit Members: 60+. 


Membership is at an organizational level. When you join, everyone at your organization gets access to EDUCAUSE's vast resources, as well as special pricing.

Mark Askren "We can no longer afford to create unique solutions at each institution for common problems. EDUCAUSE is the community for meaningful collaboration."
—Mark Askren, Senior Advisor to the President, University of Nebraska

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How You Can Start Engaging

Our community is highly engaged across the association. Every year, we have:

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topmiddle hexagon with text: Nearly 800 institutions using our benchmarking services hexagon with text: Over 10,000 professionals participating in online professional learning bottommiddle
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Start exploring the community and our resources via our email newsletters, social media sites, and conferences and events.

Danicia Steele Rosalind Ong "We use strategies from the EDUCAUSE Year-Round Campus Security Awareness Campaign to continue our outreach to students, faculty, and staff."
—Danicia Steele, Communications Specialist, and Rosalind Ong, Project Coordinator, University of Texas at San Antonio