As the pre-eminient leadership organization for EHS professionals in higher education, CSHEMA provides ample benefits for members.

Ranked as the most valuable benefit, CSHEMA members have ample opportunities to connect with colleagues in person during events and online through the many communities of practice.

Advance yourself and your career through the education and resources available through membership, including free webinars—both live and on demand. Additional opportunities for career development include serving in volunteer roles from presenting to committee work.

CSHEMA members are invited to submit entries to the awards program, which honors those who excel in safety program management, marketing, innovation, and more.

CSHEMA offers various assessments for member institutions to benchmark status and progress. This includes the Campus Safety Climate Survey, Salary Survey, Benchmarking Survey, and more.

Institutional Membership

CSHEMA is an institutional member-based organization. Institutional membership allows all those at a given school to receive member benefits. The dues structure for institutional members is calculated based on professional EHS staff members. Dues are paid annually.

EHS Staff Members Dues Amount
1 - 3 $275
4 - 10 $475
11 - 25 $620
26 - 40 $800
41+ $1,000

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Corporate Partnership

Members like doing business with other members. CSHEMA has more than 4,000 members from more than 400 higher education institutions in the United States and eight other countries. CSHEMA members are the top EHS officers on campus, providing the ability for Corproate Partners to drive awareness and demand directly with the decision-makers.

Corporate Partnerships with CSHEMA open doors for you on campuses. Maximize your visibility and investment in the higher education market by joining CSHEMA as an Corporate Partner. Your company will stand out from the crowd as an active participant and a trusted partner.

Corporate Partnership    Dues Amount
Gross Revenue less than $1m $750
Gross Revenue greater than $1m $1,250




Corporate Partners receive:
  • $900 discount on an exhibit space for the annual conference.
  • $400 discount on an exhibit space for the Spring and Fall Symposiums.
  • Discount on CSHEMA Connection advertisements.
  • Subscription to the CSHEMA Connection.
  • Listing on CSHEMA website as a Corporate Partner.
  • Partner discounts on conference and seminar registrations.
  • Members-only website access, including the membership directory and discussion forums.

*Items listed above may be slightly different during the pandemic.

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Individual Membership

Students and retired professionals are eligible for individual membership, starting at just $20 annually.

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