You may pay for membership using any credit card, PayPal,
or by mailing a check, however, we encourage all new members
to apply using this online system.
Active members are advisers, supervisors or directors of editorial,
advertising, business or technical facets of college media operations.
Individual membership is $55 annually.
Active membership - personal: This class of membership belongs to the
individual regardless of the member's institutional employment.
Active membership - institution: This class of membership belongs to
the institution and may be designated to any one individual during the term
Affiliate members are involved in collegiate journalism education or in a profession
that brings them into close contact with college media. Associate membership is
Active membership - student media: This class of membership is for
student-run media at colleges and universities or not-for-profit student media
corporations serving college or university communities. The student media
membership belongs to the institution, not to individual media or individuals.
Student media members may not vote in association matters nor hold elected
or appointed association offices, unless the position is reserved specifically for
student media members. Student media membership is $119 annually.
All new membership applications are subject to review, which typically takes place
within 24 hours of submission. For more information on membership levels and their
privileges, please see the CMA bylaws.