The dues structure for institutional members is calculated on a sliding scale based on the institution’s budget as defined in the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System’s (IPEDS) report as “Expense by Function.” (see below for a detailed explanation)
|1||Up to $7,253,267||$260|
|2||$7,253,268 to $20,320,738||$375|
|3||$20,320,739 to $29,181,685||$635|
|4||$29,181,686 to $40,554,829||$910|
|5||$40,554,830 to $55,087,236||$1,265|
|6||$55,087,237 to $74,259,785||$1,565|
|7||$74,259,786 to $110,367,397||$1,885|
|8||$110,367,398 to $175,353,059||$2,150|
|9||$175,353,060 to $240,127,324||$2,405|
|10||$240,127,325 and up||$2,675|
Other membership dues categories:
Any institution of higher education recognized as such by the U.S. Department of Education or by a similar appropriate governmental agency in another country, and any institution, organization, or agency directly involved in either the academic or research functions of such institutions or administrative HR responsibilities, may become an institutional member of the CUPA-HR.
In a multi-campus situation, each organized campus shall be considered a separate institution for purposes of membership if a human resources office exists on that campus.
Coordinating bodies such as a university system’s headquarters, state boards of higher education, and college district offices shall be eligible for membership and will be considered as separate institutions for purposes of membership. All System Offices/District Offices shall be categorized into Dues Code 4 for the purposes of CUPA-HR membership dues.
Dues are determined on the basis of the institution’s budget as defined in the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System’s (IPEDS) Report as “Expense by Function.” This data is collected annually on three forms depending on institution type: