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Membership Requirements
ACCIS Membership is granted to independent schools, not individuals. Each college counselor at a member school belongs to this important organization. A listing of member benefits is found here.

The annual membership fee is $250The membership year is July 1 – June 30. Dues are not prorated.

ACCIS has two types of membership - U.S. School membership and Associate/International School membership
Associate membership is non-voting and is limited to international independent schools that meet the requirements outlined below.


U.S. School Membership
To become a U.S. School member of ACCIS, a school must be a full member in good standing of both the National Association of Independent Schools (not a premium or standard subscriber) and the National Association for College Admissions Counseling. Please be sure to confirm that your school is a full member of NAIS as well as NACAC prior to applying for membership. Before a new membership is activated, the school must submit the ACCIS membership application, membership fee, and complete and return the required Commitment to Membership form. This form will also ask you and your Head of School to confirm that your school holds both NACAC and NAIS membership.

Associate/International School Membership
To become an Associate/International school member of ACCIS, a school must be a full member in good standing of
 the Council of International Schools, the National Association for College Admissions Counseling, and be not-for-profit. Please be sure to confirm that your school is a member of CIS and NACAC and is not-for-profit prior to applying for membership. Before a new membership is activated, the school must submit the ACCIS membership application, membership fee (via credit card only), and complete and return the required International School Commitment to Membership form. This form will also ask you and your Head of School to confirm that your school holds both CIS and NACAC membership and is not-for-profit.


Ready to join ACCIS?

U.S. New Member School Application
After you submit the linked form, please print, complete, and email/mail the U.S. Commitment to Membership Form.

Associate/International New Member School Application
After you submit the linked form, please print, complete, scan and email the International Commitment to Membership form.


Current Member Schools:
If your school is already an ACCIS member, your school's primary contact will receive a renewal email with a linked invoice in April when the renewal window opens. Memberships which have lapsed within 60 days may still be renewed. 

To add an Individual profile/account for a new college counselor or office assistant, please use the Additional Member Registration form. Feel free to contact Rhonda Collins if you have questions.