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CUPA-HR membership comes with benefits for both the institution and the individuals on its membership roster.

NEW CUPA-HR Workforce Planning Tool –  A higher-education-members-only resource to help you stay in the know on the evolving decisions other higher ed institutions are making with regard to budget cuts, anticipated declines in enrollment, policy changes and the possibility of ongoing remote work in fall 2020. (You have to participate in the brief survey to access the results.)

Member Directory – Your new go-to person is just an email away with the members-only directory. CUPA-HR members are happy to swap stories, share ideas and provide support to help you navigate your latest workforce challenges. Learn more about the institutions represented among CUPA-HR members.

CUPA-HR Connect – Tap into the collective brainpower of your peers in higher ed HR. In this online space (with many members-only forums), you can ask questions, get answers and talk strategy to solve your everyday higher ed HR challenges.

Conference Discounts – CUPA-HR conferences are where you go to recharge, refresh and recount your successes (and epic failures!) with the people who understand what you do. You can get there for less when you use member discounts to attend conferences.

Free Salary Report – Get detailed aggregate salary and demographic information and in-depth analyses of key results from The Administrators in Higher Education Annual Report (a $425 value) — free with membership.

Data Discounts – Create custom comparison groups to dive into compensation and benefits when you use members-only discounts to purchase survey results through DataOnDemand. (You have to provide your data to receive this member discount, though!)

Free E-Learning – New to higher ed or HR? Struggling with inclusive recruiting? Planning for your personal development or that of your team? You can find the know-how and guidance you need on these and other topics in CUPA-HR e-learning courses, free to members and pre-approved for continuing education credit. 

I-9 Processing Assistance – Join the members-only I-9 Reciprocal Processing Consortium to work with other institutions to process I-9s for remote employees in a timely manner.

Essential Knowledge – Short on time? Find practical guidance on Form I-9, facilitation, position descriptions and other essential higher ed HR topics with these short members-only videos. 

Magazine – Get fresh ideas and new perspectives when you read Higher Ed HR Magazine, CUPA-HR’smembers-only publication. It’s full of successful (and higher-ed tested!) HR practices of your peers.

Legislative and Regulatory Updates - Find out what CUPA-HR is doing to support higher ed issues in D.C., and get breaking members-only legislative updates via email. 

Knowledge Center Toolkits - Find sample policies, how-to guidance and other members-only resources to help you do your job without reinventing the wheel. 

Webinars and Virtual Workshops - Check out free and on-demand webinars and affordable virtual workshops (with members-only discounts!) on essential HR topics and critical new issues. 

eNews - Learn about resources, events and HR success stories in CUPA-HR’s weekly newsletter, the CUPA-HR eNews. 

Higher Ed Workplace Blog - Dive into the higher ed perspective on HR topics such as violence on campus, the fun of HR and the things that make HR departments great. 

Diversity Tools - See sample action plans, assessments, data and resources to drive organizational excellence. 

Get Involved - Make a difference by volunteering to provide sample policies, join a committee and more.