How to Become a Member/Renew your VACRAO Membership:

New memberships are being accepted NOW!

Dues cannot be prorated. Dues can only be accepted in the form of a check, made payable to VACRAO. Electronic transfers and credit card payments cannot be processed. The VACRAO membership application must be included with the payment.

VACRAO Associate Member Form

VACRAO Voting Member Form


VACRAO VA Specific W-9 Form

Membership is contingent upon approval of the VACRAO Executive Board.

Membership Categories

Voting Members – Institutions of higher education may be considered for regular institutional membership if their central offices are located within the Commonwealth of Virginia and they are approved to award degrees by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. Each institution has an unlimited number of members for an annual fee of $125.  Each voting member in good standing and present at the annual meeting shall be entitled to one vote in all matters coming before the membership.

Associate Members – Institutions that are not eligible for voting membership but that have purposes parallel with or related to those of VACRAO may be considered for associate membership. Institutions of higher education whose central offices are located outside the Commonwealth of Virginia or are not approved to award degrees by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, non-collegiate organizations, and others approved by the Executive Committee are eligible to join as Associate Members. Each associate member may have an unlimited members for an annual fee of $150. This membership is institutional and non-voting.

Corporate Members – Corporate membership is available to those organizations that provide products and services that assist and benefit Association members in carrying out their duties and responsibilities. Each corporate member may designate two individual members for an annual fee of $375. Benefits include one registration and exhibit space at the annual meeting, one set of mailing labels of the membership, and opportunities for advertisements. This membership is non-voting.

Individual Members – Individuals not eligible for voting or associate membership but who would benefit by participating in Association activities and receiving Association literature may be recommended for individual membership by a voting member. This membership is non-voting.




Membership Benefits


VACRAO offers numerous professional opportunities and access to current and pertinent information on a wide range of topics.


  • Annual meeting every December
  • Newsletter produced three times a year
  • VACRAO listserv—an electronic network for information exchange
  • VACRAO home page with resources, contacts, and program announcements
  • Support Staff, New Counselor, and Special workshops
  • Virginia Tour & Roadrunner Gazette
  • Coordination of college day and night programs
  • Directory of the Membership
  • Opportunities to share experience, develop mentoring relationships, and serve in leadership roles
  • Professionals—both colleagues and Corporate Members—who can provide advice and assistance


Higher Education Institutions with VACRAO Membership

Advanced Technology Institute
Alderson Broaddus University
Alice Lloyd College
American National University
American University
Auburn University
Averett University
Barton College
Bellevue University
Belmont Abbey College
Berea College
Blue Ridge Community College
Bluefield College
Bluefield State College
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing
Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital School of Medical Imaging
Bowie State Unversity
Brevard College
Bridgewater College
Bryant & Stratton College-VA Beach
Butler University
Campbell University
Campbellsville University
Capitol Technology University
Carson-Newman University
Catawba College
Centra College of Nursing
Central Virginia Community College
Centura College
Charleston Southern University
Chowan University
Christopher Newport University
Clark University
Clarkson University
Clemson University
Cleveland Institute of Art
Coastal Carolina University
College of Charleston
College of William and Mary
Colorado State University
Concord University
"Culinary Institute of Virginia, School of Culinary"
Dabney S. Lancaster Community College
Danville Community College
Davidson College
Davis & Elkins College
Denison University
DePauw University
DeVry University
Divine Mercy University
Drexel University
Duquesne University
East Carolina University
East Tennessee State University
Eastern Kentucky University
Eastern Mennonite University
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Eckerd College
ECPI University
Elizabeth City State University
Elon University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Emory and Henry College
Excelsior College
Fairmont State University
Fayetteville State University
Ferrum College
Florida Institute of Technology
Frostburg State University
Gardner-Webb University
Garrett College
Geneva College
George Mason University
Georgia Southern University
Georgia State University
Germanna Community College
Goucher College
Greensboro College
Hampden-Sydney College
Hampton University
High Point University
Hollins University
Hood College
Hope Medical Institute
Indiana Tech
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
ITT Technical Institute
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
James Madison University
Jefferson College of Health Sciences
John Tyler Community College
Johnson & Wales University
Johnson C. Smith University
Juniata College
Kent State University
King University
Lenoir-Rhyne University
Liberty University
Lincoln College of Technology
Lincoln Memorial University
Living Arts College
Longwood University
Lord Fairfax Community College
Louisburg College
Louisiana State University
Loyola University New Orleans
Lynchburg College
Marshall University
Mary Baldwin College
Marymount University
Meredith College
Methodist University
Mid-Atlantic Christian University
Milligan College
Mississippi State University
Mountain Empire Community College
National University
New River Community College
Norfolk State University
North Carolina A & T State University
North Carolina Central University
North Carolina Outward Bound School
North Carolina State University
North Carolina Wesleyan College
Nova Southeastern University
Old Dominion University
Patrick Henry College
Patrick Henry Community College
Pennsylvania State University
Pfeiffer University
Potomac State College of West Virginia University
Queens University of Charlotte
Radford University
Randolph College
Randolph-Macon College
Rappahannock Community College
Regent University
Richard Bland College
Rider University
Riverside College of Health Careers
Roanoke College
Rochester Institute of Technology
Sacred Heart University
Saint Leo University
Saint Vincent College
Salem College
Sentara College of Health Sciences
Sentara RMH
Shenandoah University
Shepherd University
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Southern Methodist University
Southern Virginia Higher Education Center¬ø
Southside Regional Medical Center School of Nursin
Southside Virginia Community College
Southwest Virginia Community College
St. Andrews University
St. Bonaventure University
St. John's University
St. Mary's College of Maryland
Stevenson University
Stony Brook University
Stratford University
Strayer University
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
SUNY Cortland
SUNY Maritime College
Sweet Briar College
Temple University
Texas Tech University
The Apprentice School
The Art Institutes
The Citadel
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Thomas Nelson Community College
Tidewater Community College
Trident University International
Trinity Washington University
Troy University
Tusculum College
UC Berkeley
Universal Technical Institute
University of Alabama
University of Cincinnati
University of Delaware
University of Florida
University of Georgia
University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Kansas
University of Kentucky
University of Maine
University of Mary Washington
University of Maryland University College
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
University of Missouri
University of New England
University of North Carolina Asheville
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
University of Pittsburgh
University of Richmond
University of San Francisco
University of Scranton
University of South Carolina Aiken
University of South Carolina at Columbia
University of Tennessee at Knoxville
University of Valley Forge
University of Virginia
University of Virginia's College at Wise
VCU School of Engineering
Virginia College in Richmond
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Highlands Community College
Virginia International University
Virginia Military Institute
Virginia State University
Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Virginia Tobacco Region Scholarship
Virginia Wesleyan College
Virginia Western Community College
Wake Forest University
Washington and Lee University
Washington College
Waynesburg University
Wellesley College
West Liberty University
West Virginia University
West Virginia University Institute of Technology
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Western Carolina University
Widener University
William Peace University
Wilson College
Winston-Salem State University
Winthrop University
Wittenberg University
Wytheville Community College
York College of Pennsylvania