NAFSA Membership

NAFSA serves the diverse needs of international educators at every phase in their careers. We assist members who manage a complex set of safety, policy and immigration issues. We work together to support learning programs, develop resources, and create global partnership opportunities.  With membership you gain access to the resources you need to reshape your international education programs, develop your skills, and achieve your professional goals.

The Association of International Educators

120+ Countries, 11 U.S. Regions, 11 Professional Networks and 37 Member Interest Groups

NAFSA is the largest association dedicated to international education and exchange. We offer New Member, Individual, Group, International, Student, and Retired Professional membership options. Join us and make a lasting difference!

Benefits of NAFSA Membership

Now more than ever, networks and knowledge are essential for success. NAFSA connects you to a global network of colleagues and peers and offers a wealth of resources to help you find solutions to any challenge you are facing. Explore our member benefits.

Member Resources and Information

  • Global Studies Literature Review
  • International Educator Magazine
  • International Student Economic Value Tool
  • NAFSA Member Alerts
  • NAFSA Trends & Insights

Live Online Events for Members

  • Annual Policy and Trends Update
  • NAFSA Author Talks
  • NAFSA Collegial Conversations
  • NAFSA Diversity & Internationalization Summit
  • NAFSA Government Connection
  • NAFSA Peer-to-Peer Perspectives
  • NAFSA Town Halls

Premium Visa and Immigration Resources

  • IssueNet EA Visa Help - Visa Information Assistance
  • IssueNet - Regulatory Ombud Liaison Help
  • NAFSA Spring and Fall Immigration Review

Member Networking Opportunities

  • Interactive Member Directory
  • Open Access to NAFSA Professional Networks
  • Unlimited Member Interest Group Participation

NAFSA.Org Unlimited Access

  • 7,000+ pages of resources and information
  • Exclusive member-only resources

NAFSA Member Publications

  • Internationalizing the Campus (digital)
  • Special publications available to members at no additional cost

Career Center Resources

  • Career Development Resources
  • NAFSA Career Print™ Competency Assessment
  • NAFSA Path™ Skills Development System

Special Leadership Growth Opportunities

  • Mentor and Mentee opportunities
  • More than 400 leadership positions
  • Training programs for member-leaders

International and Regional Engagement

  • 11 NAFSA Regions in the U.S.
  • International Member Network (2022)
  • Regional Leadership Opportunities

Guaranteed Member Savings

NAFSA Members are guaranteed a minimum savings of 25% off of nonmember pricing. NAFSA Members receive discounted rates on annual and regional conferences, professional learning programs, special events, publications, and much more. Member discounts are noted on our pricing pages and applied automatically to your order.

Become a professional international educator today!

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