Member Benefits

Campus Compact is a growing organization with a membership of more than 1,000 colleges and universities, representing more than a quarter of all higher education institutions.

Our membership profile reflects the full range of diversity among colleges and universities, including public and private, two-year and four-year, rural and urban, and those classifying themselves as faith-based, women’s, tribal, Hispanic-serving, and historically black colleges and universities, among others.

Benefits of being a member of Campus Compact include:

  • National recognition for engaged work through the Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award and the Newman Civic Fellows award, print and online forums, and media coverage.
  • Value and visibility for presidents, including national gatherings, influential public statements, special bulletins, and forums for promoting the public benefit of higher education.
  • Trusted resources for presidents, faculty, students, and others, with extensive print and online tools for connecting communities and campuses.
  • Successful models for community engagement including thousands of exemplary practices and syllabi across disciplines and institutional types.
  • Professional development for administrators and staff, including trainings, webinars, publications, and connection to national network of experts.
  • Institutes and workshops designed to help faculty deepen community-based teaching, learning, and research.
  • Leadership development for students, with national and statewide campaigns, awards, and resources for increasing the effectiveness of engaged work.
  • Advocacy and policy work at the state and national levels, as well as action alerts and online tools for affecting legislation.
  • Hands-on guidance from our national office.
  • A national network of over 1,000 presidents and chancellors committed to building strong communities and educating the next generation of responsible leaders.