About SCUP

Where Planning Comes Together.

SCUP unites a wide cross-section of professionals who are looking to advance excellence in higher education planning.

As a community of practice, we undertake research and create learning opportunities to share perspectives, resources, best practices, and forward-thinking ideas to advance institutional resilience through the integrated planning approach.

Integrated planning is a sustainable approach to planning that builds relationships, aligns the organization, and emphasizes preparedness for change.

Our Mission

SCUP is a learning-centric association that fosters an inclusive community of practice in integrated planning to advance colleges and universities.

Our Vision

As thought leaders and agents of change, we empower higher education professionals in shaping a future that is inclusive, innovative, and responsive.

Our Values

Learning. Community. Impact.

SCUP’s New Strategic Direction

At SCUP, we practice what we teach. The refreshed mission, vision, and values above are a direct outcome of our most recent strategic planning process. After a year-long planning journey, we’re proud to announce the next iteration of our Strategic Plan


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