Membership

Annual membership is available for accredited two and four-year institutions and each of their separate campuses located in the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and provinces of British Columbia, and Alberta of the Dominion of Canada, the nations and territories of the Pacific Basin, and the country of Mexico.

For each institutional membership, the primary representative may identify other individuals to be included on the WACUBO mailing list. Any individual member institution is eligible to participate in WACUBO professional development activities and conferences at a special member's rate.

All applications for membership, regardless of type, are processed through the National Association for College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). This includes applications for WACUBO-only memberships. And all payments are made to NACUBO. The appropriate forms and an explanation of the process are available on the NACUBO website.

If you have any questions about membership, contact Member Services at (202) 861-2560 or [email protected].


Member Benefits

As a member of the Western Association of College and University Business Officers (WACUBO), you are part of the largest College and University Business Officer organizations in the region. Your WACUBO membership offers invaluable opportunities to advance your career, network, and share best practices. With a mission that seeks to offer opportunities to develop professionally, to explore issues and trends in higher education, and to engage with colleagues to share their expertise, WACUBO strives to be known as excellent, welcoming, relevant, collaborative, professional, engaging, innovative, and respected. We welcome you to explore the benefits that WACUBO membership provides.

Job Board

Post complimentary career opportunities and search for career opportunities within your network.

Discounted Professional Development

Enhance your skills with our professional development opportunities. As a WACUBO member, you will also get discounted rates among other ACUBO regions. 

WACUBO Happy Hours

Virtual happy hours with your western peers to share effective practices and learn from each other in an informal, collegial setting. 

WACUBO Listservs

Similar to a group chat, a listserv, or e-list, allows you to easily and conveniently collaborate with others to share problems, solutions and news by topical area. Learn more about listservs.

Professional Education Scholarships

Apply today to see if you are eligible for financial assistance to attend future WACUBO professional development courses.  

Volunteer Opportunities

WACUBO members can find leadership opportunities in a host of committee, task force, and governing board activities. There are many WACUBO committees that provide great opportunities for beginning and establishing a track record of volunteer service to WACUBO, building your professional network and portfolio, and giving back to the association.

Campus Business Officer Benchmarking Tool

The Campus Business Officer Benchmarking Project is a customized peer benchmarking service available free on-demand to WACUBO members.  The benchmarking tool is a program used for data collection, analysis and reporting – all in one place. Users can create customized peer groups for comparison. There are many filters, including institution type, constituent group, location/region/state, size of institution based on total number of students, and tuition and fees charges. Users are able to filter reports and charts to meet their needs.

WACUBO Member Directory

Access to more than 10,000 of your colleagues within the member institutions in the WACUBO database.