Membership

The Rocky Mountain Association for College Admission Counseling (RMACAC) is a non-profit professional association consisting of over 450 professionals from secondary and post-secondary institutions dedicated to serving students transitioning from high school to college.  RMACAC members work to promote high standards in the college admission process by exchanging ideas, sharing common goals, and preparing counselors to serve students in the transition from high school to college.


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Membership Options 

The RMACAC region includes AZ, CO, NM, UT, and WY. Membership runs from July 1 - June 30. Membership fees are not prorated; any payments made for the current membership year apply from the time they are made until the end of that cycle. 

  • Membership can be by an individual, or by an institution (3 or more individuals within the same institution) for both high school and college/university counselors

  • If you were a RMACAC member for the 2020-2021 membership year, you will be RENEWING. If you need to change the Key Contact (primary individual who manages membership) for your organization, please contact Katherine Sarbacker at [email protected]

  • If you have previously been a member, but not in the most recent year (2020-2021) you will be considered a NEW member.

  • If you are joining as a NEW secondary school member, please use your high school name as your organization unless you are based at the district level.

Fees

Please note that during the 2021-2022 renewal year all public high school counselors and staff members of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) will have free RMACAC membership and access to all RMACAC benefits. If you would like to take advantage of this option and were not a member of RMACAC during the 2020-2021 cycle, please fill out the membership form to join RMACAC today!

 Individual Membership

$0 ($0 after November 1) $30 ($35 after November 1) $45 ($50 after November 1)
  • Public high School counselors

  • Individuals employed by an HBCU or TCU

 

  • Private high school counselors

  • Retired professionals

  • Students

  • College/university admission professionals

  • Independent counselors

  • Non-profit professionals

  • For-profit organizations

  • Non-affiliated professionals

 

Institutional Membership

All professionals working at the same institution can be included in the membership application and fee.

 

$75 ($90 after November 1)

$110 ($125 after November 1)

  • Private high school counselors

  • College/university admission professionals

 

Membership Benefits

RMACAC provides resources for its members to guide and empower students as they prepare for college admission. Becoming a member and getting involved is a great way to share your ideas with professionals in the Rocky Mountain region and beyond. RMACAC members gain access to:

  • Lower Member Rates for RMACAC Events

  • Annual Spring Conference

  • Mentorship Program

  • RMACAC Quarterly Newsletter

  • Government Relations & Advocacy

  • RMACAC Conference Grants

  • Access to Member Only Features on the RMACAC Website

Voting members include:

  • Primary and secondary schools within the RMACAC region listed in resources approved by the Executive Board.

  • Not-for-profit two and four year colleges, universities, and other post secondary institutions within the RMACAC region. Regional admission counselors (institution located outside the RMACAC region), but who live within the RMACAC region can be voting members.

  • Not-for profit organizations within the RMACAC region whose primary activities consist of providing counseling, admission or financial aid services to students, college admission counselor, or financial aid professions.

  • Individuals including independent education consultants or counselors who are self-employed or employed by a company within the RMACAC region, or who perform the majority of their professional duties in the RMACAC region, who provide counseling, admission or financial aid services to students and/or their parents.

  • Independent Counseling Professional: For professionals who are college consultants in private practice who are self-employed or employed by a company providing counseling, admission, or financial aid services to students and/or their parents. 

  • Persons who were employed at a voting member institution or organization in the RMACAC region during the current year or immediately preceding membership year who are no longer employed by any member or member-eligible institution.

Non-voting members include:

  • Primary and secondary schools outside the RMACAC region listed in resources approved by the Executive Board.

  • Not-for-profit two and four year colleges, universities, and other post secondary institutions outside the RMACAC region.

  • Not-for-profit organizations outside the RMACAC region whose primary activities consist of providing counseling, admission, or financial aid services to students or to college admission and financial aid professionals.

  • Organizations that provide products and/or services to the counseling, admission, or financial aid professions or in support of students in the transition from post secondary education.

  • Individuals including persons employed by non-voting member institutions and organizations, independent educational consultants or counselors who are self-employed or employed by a company outside the RMACAC region or who perform the majority of their professional duties outside the RMACAC region, who provide counseling, admission or financial aid services to students and/or their parents, students who are seeking careers in counseling, admission or financial aid services.

  • For-Profit Organizations:  For professionals who work for a business, not including educational institutions, that promote access to higher education. Businesses may provide products or services to college admission professionals or students. Must have been in business for the past three years. This category does not include Independent Counseling Professionals.

  • Persons who were employed at a voting member institution or organization outside the RMACAC region during the current year or immediately preceding membership year who are no longer employed by any member or member-eligible institution.

 

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