NCSD Membership

Join student development professionals from across the United States through membership in NCSD.

Membership is open to all community college student development professionals, as well as other individuals who have an interest in student development with the community college sector. Individual and institutional memberships are available. The annual membership term is July 1 – June 30.


NCSD Membership Benefits:

  • Professional development and networking opportunities
  • Regional and national conferences and workshops
  • Sharing best practices in community college student development
  • Opportunity to affect the policy agenda for AACC
  • Membership directory
  • Discounts
  • Electronic newsletter

NCSD members include College Presidents; SVP and VPs of Student Affairs, Student Development and Enrollment Management; Directors of Student Development, Financial Aid, Admission and Recruitment; graduate students, retired student development professionals and other individuals who are interested in promoting student development at community colleges.

Membership Types

A.    Institutional Membership:
Institutional membership is designed for a college or organization that is also an AACC member. The primary contact (Chief Student Development Officer) will have full voting rights.

B.   Individual Professional Membership:
Individual Professional Memberships are available for individuals at college with active institutional membership. Under this option, full voting rights are granted to the individual professional member.

C.   Individual Student Membership:
Student memberships are targeted to students who are currently enrolled in a qualified college based on the NCSD Constitution and Bylaws. Students enjoy all the benefits of membership but may not make motions, hold office or vote.

D.  Associate Membership (non-AACC member institution/organization):
This membership level is available to an organization or individual that does not meet institutional membership criteria but supports the Council. Following two years of associate membership, members are eligible to serve on the Advisory Council to the Board.

E.   Retiree Membership:
Retired student development professionals who have been members for 5 years or more may continue as active voting members under this membership option. The Executive Board may elect to waive member dues.

F.     Graduate Student:
This membership option is for graduate students who are enrolled in an accredited graduate program in a field associated with higher education, student services, student affairs, student development or student personnel.

G.   NCSD Partner/AACC Affiliate Council:
This membership category is available for individuals who are current members of an NCSD partner organization, who are employed at AACC or who participate in an affiliate council. The Affiliate is a special membership granted to organization seeking partnership with NCSD but not full membership. Affiliates are encouraged to attend and present at NCSD functions.


Fee Structure

Institutional Membership Level 1 (5 members) $250
Institutional Membership Level 2 (10 members) $450
Institutional Membership Level 3 (15 members) $650
Institutional Membership Level 4 (25 members and 25 students) $1300
Individual Professional Membership $50
Individual Student Membership (Undergraduate) $25
Associate Membership (non-AACC member institution/organization) $40
Retiree Membership $35
Graduate Student $30
NCSD Partner/AACC Affiliate Council $35

Become a NCSD Member:

Institutional Level 1


Institutional Membership Level 1
(5 members)

Institutional Level 2


Institutional Membership Level 2
(10 members)

Institutional Level 3


Institutional Membership Level 3
(15 members)

Institutional Level 4


Institutional Membership Level 4
(25 members and 25 students)



Professional Membership



Undergraduate Membership



Associate Membership

Retiree Membership


Retiree Membership

Graduate Student


Graduate Student

NCSD Partner/AACC Affiliate Council


NCSD Partner/AACC Affiliate Council

Make checks payable to NCSD.
Remit check payments to:
Allen and Company CPA PSC
2308 Thistle Park
Lexington, KY

If you have questions regarding payment, please contact