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 $6,237,346||$250|
|2||$6,237,347 to $18,718,798||$365|
|3||$18,718,799 to $27,179,055||$615|
|4||$27,179,056 to $38,145,953||$885|
|5||$38,145,954 to $51,905,388||$1,230|
|6||$51,905,389 to $68,300,722||$1,520|
|7||$68,300,723 to $105,577,953||$1,830|
|8||$105,577,954 to $166,213,954||$2,085|
|9||$166,213,955 to $229,842,451||$2,335|
|10||$229,842,452 and up||$2,595|
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 of 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: