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2019-20 CoSIDA Membership Enrollment Information 

Regular enrollment period: August 5, 2019 – October 15, 2019
Late enrollment period: October 16, 2019 (subject to a $30/membership late fee)




Review Benefits and Options Before Enrolling
Group and Individual memberships are available for full-time and part-time athletics communications professionals in intercollegiate athletics. Any member is eligible to purchase an Individual Membership. School or conference custodians can purchase a Group Membership for as few as one member or as many staff members as necessary. The chart below shows pricing for each type of membership and size of group membership. Additionally, note the difference in ownership of the membership between Group Membership or Individual Membership. Pay careful attention to these benefits when enrolling.

NOTE: If you select the Bill Me option during checkout, you will receive an Order Confirmation email. That email serves as your invoice and can be paid either by check (payable to CoSIDA and mailed to CoSIDA, P.O. Box 7818, Greenwood, Ind. 46142-6427) or online from your member profile page on CoSIDA.com. Your membership is not activated until payment is received and you will not receive another reminder from CoSIDA about dues payment.

Questions?
For general membership questions (including questions on email receipts for online payments), contact:

Laurie Bollig
CoSIDA Director of Membership Engagement
(913) 707-0365
lauriebollig@cosida.com

For questions about payment, contact:

Will Roleson
CoSIDA Associate Executive Director
(317) 490-2905
willroleson@cosida.com

 
2019-20 CoSIDA Membership Pricing Aug. 5 -
Oct. 15
Beginning
Oct. 16*
GROUP MEMBERSHIPS Regular price w/ Late fee
Group Membership 10 or more – Purchase
  • 10 memberships included
  • Price of additional memberships above the 10 included
  • Two free job postings on CoSIDA.com included
$1,550
• $155 each
• $115 each
 
$1,850
• $185 each
• $145 each
 
Group Membership for 6 to 9 – Purchase
  • 6 memberships included
  • Price of three additional memberships (#7, #8 and #9)
  • Two free job postings on CoSIDA.com included
$930
• $155 each
• $115 each
 
$1,110
• $185 each
• $145 each
 
Group Membership for 1 to 5 – Purchase
  • Up to three memberships included
  • Price of two additional memberships (#4 and #5)
$155 each
• $115 each
$185 each
• $145 each
Each Group Membership option includes full- and part-time staff, graduate assistants, interns and undergraduate students—all at the same rate per person. All memberships are retained by the school or conference if a person included in the group membership listing leaves the school or conference for any reason.

A Dues-Paying Account Custodian is Required for Group Memberships
Every school must have a custodian and all custodians MUST be dues-paying members. The custodian of each organization can update and edit organizational and staff information, pay online dues for staff members and add or delete members during the year. 
  • All Group Members are eligible to nominate/vote for Academic All-America®
INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIPS Regular price w/ Late fee
Individual Membership – Purchase
Includes full- or part-time employees, graduate assistants, interns or undergraduate students employed by a school or conference. 
In the event the member leaves the institution, membership is retained by the individual regardless of who pays for it.
  • Eligible to nominate/vote for Academic All-America®.
$155 $185
Associate Membership – Purchase
Includes anyone associated with intercollegiate athletics who is not employed by a school, conference or national collegiate governing body.
  • Not eligible to nominate/vote for Academic All-America®.
$210 $240
Undergraduate Student Membership – Purchase
Only applicable for undergraduate students.
  • Not eligible to nominate/vote for Academic All-America®.
$50 $50
NAIA MEMBERSHIPS
Cost: $50
Members at NAIA institutions have the opportunity to buy an NAIA membership in addition to a CoSIDA membership (does NOT replace at CoSIDA membership). This separate NAIA membership replaces the fee charged for divisional day at the CoSIDA Convention. Each individual member is encouraged to purchase the membership. Custodians can purchase NAIA memberships on behalf of each staff member in the group.
 

Academic All-District® and All-America® Nomination and Voting Rights
  • All current dues-paying Individual Active Members and those part of a Group Active Membership are extended nominating and voting rights.
  • Associate Memberships and Undergraduate Student Memberships do NOT have nominating and voting privileges. Note that undergraduate students who are included in a Group Active Membership or have an Individual Active Membership are permitted to nominate and vote.
  • All CoSIDA Lifetime Achievement Award winners receive free annual membership and are extended voting rights.