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Membership Benefits

FULL MEMBER

Criteria

  • Not-for-profit college or university
  • SACS accredited
  • Substantial presence in Tidewater region
  • Staff, Faculty, Students
  • Programs
  • Facilities
  • Role in community
  • Main campus located in Virginia
  • Substantial contribution to resource-sharing activities
  • Staff expertise
  • Library Borrowing and Courier Service
  • Cross-Registration
  • Co-sponsorship of Grants
  • Approved by 2/3 current Board of Directors

Obligations

  • Dues and fee payments as determined by Board of Directors
  • Membership on Board of Directors, Policy Committees, Operations Committees

Benefits

  • Voting membership on all boards and committees
  • Lowest rates for programs and services
  • PR recognition: Website, television, special PR (e.g. conferences and workshops)
  • Program and service benefits as selected (academic cooperation, professional development, resource sharing, PR, etc.)
  • Educational Opportunity Center
  • Liaison with the Military and Community

Dues/Fees:

  • Dues: (annual)

 

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Criteria

  • Organizations not eligible for full membership
  • SACS accredited
  • Request for membership from institution’s President
  • Substantial presence in Tidewater region for at least five years
  • Staff
  • Facilities
  • Programs
  • Role in community
  • Substantial contribution to one or more Consortium resource-sharing activities
  • Approved by 2/3 current Board members

Obligations

  • Dues and fee payments as determined by Board of Directors
  • Initial three-year commitment
  • Exclusion of Library Borrowing, Library Courier Service and Cross Registration
  • Service on Board of Directors as a non-voting member

Benefits

  • Voting membership on appropriate operation committees
  • Discounted rates for programs and services
  • PR recognition in publications brochures and media
  • Discounted rates on VTCHE’s TV Channel, studio production and programming
  • Liaison with the Military and Community

Dues/Fees:

  • Dues:  (annual)

 

AFFILIATE

Criteria

  • Organizations not eligible for membership
  • Offer programs or services in Tidewater region
  • Cooperate with one or more governing members
  • Approved by 2/3 vote of governing members

Obligations

  • Dues and fee payments as determined by Board of Directors
  • Exclusion of Library Borrowing, Library Courier Service and Cross Registration
  • Service on Board of Directors as a non-voting member

Benefits

  • Discounted rates for programs and services
  • Program and service benefits as elected

Dues/Fees:

  • Dues:  Variable (annual)