Becoming part of the SCUP community opens a whole world of integrated planning resources, connections, and expertise.

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SCUP is where the best in higher education planning come together and come to thrive. Whether you’re a young professional brand new to planning or a seasoned planner with decades of experience, SCUP has so much to offer—and each new member makes us a stronger, smarter, and more effective community.

A membership with SCUP lets you connect, grow, and learn. You’ll receive our weekly e-newsletter and get access to higher education job openings, along with a few other perks:


  • Free access to thousands of articles; publications like Trends for Higher Education and Planning for Higher Education, SCUP’s professional journal; and more to help you move your career and your organization forward
  • Access to hundreds of higher education institutional plans to help you and your team learn from your peers
  • Explore 80+ campus heritage plans in the Getty Database of Historic Preservation Plans
  • Earn continuing education units (CEUs) for most SCUP conferences and workshops


  • Participate with the SCUP community at SCUP’s Planning Institute, the SCUP Annual Conference, regional conferences, one-day events, and more at special member-discounted rates
  • Share your knowledge and expertise with the SCUP community through volunteering for one of our committees, writing articles, or hosting webinars on educational topics
  • Showcase your organization’s expertise and gain exposure with member-discounted rates for advertising, exhibiting, and sponsorship

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