Why should your institution belong to the Upper Midwest Region – Association of College and University Housing Officers?

The Upper Midwest Region – Association of College and University Housing Officers is a collection of professionals organized for three specific purposes. These purposes are:

  1. to educate
  2. to conduct research
  3. to provide service to member institutions

In carrying out this mission, the interchange of energies, ideas, and efforts produces an impact greater than the sum of its separate parts and insures a level of program quality consistent with the expectations and needs of diverse people and institutions of UMR-ACUHO.

What are the benefits of belonging to UMR-ACUHO?

Institutional Benefits:

  • Access to UMR-ACUHO Membership Directory for professional staff members
  • UMR-ACUHO Perspectives magazine subscription for professional staff members
  • Ability to utilize On-Line Job Posting to advertise your open positions
  • Results of research and information from the region on a variety of relevant topics
  • Professional consultants on various housing/residence life issues
  • Opportunities for sharing facilities management information
  • Member discounts to attend the annual conference
  • Professional growth and development opportunities
  • Institutional and personal networking
  • Information on new products and services
  • Recognition of outstanding programs and initiatives

Individual Benefits:

  • Attendance at annual conference at reduced rates
  • UMR-ACUHO committee membership opportunities
  • UMR-ACUHO Perspectives subscription
  • Individual recognition and scholarship opportunities
  • Professional development by participating in case study experience
  • Conference Fee Waivers for individuals considering a career in housing (selected through application process)
  • Opportunity for personal/professional growth through program presentation and attendance

UMR-ACUHO Statement of Non-Discrimination

The purpose of UMR-ACUHO shall be to promote and provide an environment of full opportunity and service for all persons regardless of ethnicity, creed/religion, age, gender, disability, sexual/affectional orientation, or any human circumstance. The Association will not arbitrarily discriminate in its programs, procedures, or activities.

Membership Dues

Institutional membership

$ 55.00 Fall Occupancy of 1 - 1000
$110.00 Fall Occupancy of 1001 - 2000
$165.00 Fall Occupancy of 2001 - 3000
$220.00 Fall Occupancy of 3001 – Above

Associate (Individual) Membership

$ 20.00 Individuals whose institution’s are a non-member, or employees of privately-owned housing

If you need to renew your Institutional Membership:

Renewing your membership is fast and simple.  You do not fill out the membership application on the general website.  Instead, the SHO can log in to the members only area.  Once logged in, go to "Manage Institution".  You will see a pre-populated form with your school's data.  Update any of the data and select renew at the bottom of the page.  This will bring you to the payment screen.  If you pay via credit card, all on-line services related to membership will be restore for each of your staff members.  If you pay by PO/Check, the services will be restored after payment is received.

If your Institution has never been a member of UMR ACUHO: