Ally Membership Benefits

    Annual Dues: $6,000


    Allies join a vibrant network of leading graduate institutions, increasing their own visibility through opportunities only available to members of the CGS Sustaining Membership Network.  Allies recognize the value of the access to an elite group of decision-makers: the CGS graduate dean community.


    Special Benefits Reserved for CGS Allies

    • Recognition as an Ally in all CGS meeting programs
    • Recognition as an Ally on the CGS website (including a link to your website)


    Premium Benefits of the Sustaining Membership Network

    • Reduced rates on sponsorships at the CGS Annual Meeting
    • Reduced registration rates for the CGS Summer Workshop and the CGS Annual Meeting
    • Reduced exhibitor rates at CGS Annual Meeting
    • Preferred exhibitor space at the CGS Annual Meeting
    • Quarterly insider update on graduate education news
    • Access to GradEdge, the only national newsletter dedicated to graduate education
    • Reduced advertising rates in GradEdge
    • Full complimentary access to publications in the CGS Online Member Library
    • Reduced rates for job listings on the CGS Career Portal
    • Reduced rates for hard copies of CGS publications
    • Reduced rates for the CGS Consultation Service


    Levels: Ally  ||  Champion  ||  Collaborator  ||  Visionary


    CGS is the leading source of information, data analysis, and trends in graduate education. Our benchmarking data help member institutions to assess performance in key areas, make informed decisions, and develop plans that are suited to their goals.
    CGS Best Practice initiatives address common challenges in graduate education by supporting institutional innovations and sharing effective practices with the graduate community. Our programs have provided millions of dollars of support for improvement and innovation projects at member institutions.
    As the national voice for graduate education, CGS serves as a resource on issues regarding graduate education, research, and scholarship. CGS collaborates with other national stakeholders to advance the graduate education community in the policy and advocacy arenas.  
    CGS is an authority on global trends in graduate education and a leader in the international graduate community. Our resources and meetings on global issues help members internationalize their campuses, develop sustainable collaborations, and prepare their students for a global future.