Membership Information

There are two categories of membership: Institutional Membership & Associate Membership

Institutional Membership

Institutional Membership in the Association is open to Canadian Universities which have graduate programs and whish are members of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada. Only one membership is allowed per institution, and the membership rests with the official graduate school of the university. Where a University has multiple campuses, each campus that has its formal structure and procedures for the administration of graduate degree programs may apply for a separate Institutional Membership.

Annual Membership Dues for Institutional Membership
Total Number of Graduate Students Annual Dues
0-499 $1,050
500-999 $2,100
1000-1999 $3,150
2000-2999 $4,200
3000-3999 $5,250
4000-4999 $6,300
5000 + $7,350

Associate Membership

Associate Membership is available to those organizations that provide services related to graduate studies or research and that support the purpose of the Association. Examples of such organizations include graduate student or post doctorate fellow associations, federal research granting councils, other funding agencies, prospective Institutional Members, comparable organizations and non-profit and for-profit organizations which provide service to graduate studies.

Annual Membership Dues for Associate Membership
Organizations Annual Dues
Graduate Student Associations $500
Post doctorate Fellow Associations $500
Federal Granting Councils $1,000
Prospective Institutional Members $1,000
Comparable Organizations n/a
Non-Profit Organizations $5,000
For-Profit Organizations $10,000