Membership Benefits

The three top reasons to join NAGAP!


1. Networking!
Our members tell us time and time again that networking is the #1 reason they joined and remain a member of NAGAP. As a member you have access to the expertise and experience of GEM professionals from around the US, Canada, and abroad. You can connect at the annual conference through volunteer opportunities, or with a local chapter or special interest group. 

Meet our Members -  Meet some of our talented members and volunteers. Let their stories of professional development, personal connections, and organizational engagement inspire your path forward with NAGAP!

2. Growth!
You can reach new heights in your career and increase your value with your organization. Through our professional development opportunities, survey reports, and research, NAGAP can help you realize that greater success.

3. Information!
You have access to NAGAP’s publications and research reports. They deliver up to the minute news and information most relevant to the GEM profession via The Exchange, NAGAP's online community, so you are prepared to tackle any challenge.

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Annual Conference – This is the only meeting of its kind! Held each spring, this is the largest gathering of graduate enrollment management professionals under one event that offers education, advocacy, research, news, networking, and fun!!

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Professional Development Institutes - Members get a discounted rate to participate in these education-focused events. The institute plans three each year: new, advanced, and a topic-specific deep dive.

Podcast - Learn about the latest and greatest in graduate enrollment management and keep up on what's happening with NAGAP through a convenient and free social platform.

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Webinars - Access past and upcoming webinars including presentations by experts in their field on timely topics.

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NAGAP Perspectives – This member-only publication is the news magazine for graduate enrollment management professionals, published three times per year on relevant topics and news including law, government, research, and education.

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(log into The Exchange and visit the Professional Development Library for back issues of Perspectives)


NAGAP News – Members have the advantage to stay informed on timely issues on what they care about. This weekly electronic publication provides the latest news and information, as well as educational offerings, graduate school information, job openings, and much more!

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Research and Global Issues - Gain access to research information and reports on important topics that impact in graduate schools.

Graduate Enrollment Management Compensation Analytics Tool (GEMCAT) - Exclusive to NAGAP members, this tool allows you to tailor your salary search criteria to fit your specific needs. Leverage this national dataset specific to the GEM field to improve your wage analysis and ensure success.

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National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) – Accessible from the NAGAP website, use this Education Bill Tracking Database to keep up with the bills that affect you.

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Leadership and Volunteer- Members are encouraged to be active. Many opportunities are available to get started, including joining a committee, helping with events, or special projects.

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Community Connection

Membership Directory - Connect with your peers, search for institutions, and find other members!

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Chapters Affiliation – Engage with chapters in your region! NAGAP members have the opportunity to participate in chapter activities and special interest groups.

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