Individual Membership Categories and Dues

Choose what's best for you from the following membership categories. These membership dues categories and rates are effective July 1, 2012.

Membership Category


Full Member: Faculty and Administrators

Faculty and Administrator Members consist of persons holding paid faculty, administrative or managerial appointments in programs accredited by CSWE.

Full Member: Individual

Individual Members consist of individuals affiliated with national, state, local, voluntary, public social welfare agencies, and other professional social work organizations; field instructors with educational responsibilities for students in social work undergraduate and graduate programs; as well as others who wish to support social work education through membership in CSWE. 

Associate Member: Emeritus*

Emeritus Members consist of emeritus faculty members or administrators from CSWE-accredited programs and those programs in candidacy status.

Associate Member: Student (Two Levels)*

Undergraduate/Graduate at $55 or Doctoral at $95
  • Student Members consist of full-time and part-time students. A student member cannot hold a full-time professional position. Student enrollment verification will be required for each student membership application and renewal.
  • Documentation of (1) student enrollment status with projected graduation date and (2) confirmation that the student does not hold a full-time professional position is to be sent to the Student Member e-mail address.
  • Confirmation of student membership will be sent after review of the required documentation.
$55 or $95

Associate Member: Associate Organization*

Associate Organization Members consist of agencies, institutions, professional libraries and library associations, and other organizations interested in social work education.
* Non-voting Membership Category