Membership Policies
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Membership Policies

Application Timeline

Member applications are accepted year-round and will be processed within 72 hours of submission. NCAN will alert applicants by email about the status of their applications. NCAN evaluates all applicants according to criteria established by its board of directors.

Dues Processing and Renewal

The NCAN membership year is July 1 – June 30. Annual membership dues are due on July 1 of each year. First-year membership dues are pro-rated based on the membership start date.

Statewide and Regional College Access Network (CAN) Discount

Members of statewide/regional CANs and chapters of national organizations are eligible for a 25% discount on NCAN dues. The statewide/regional CAN or national organization must be a Regular Member of NCAN for the discount to apply. New member applicants must also qualify as Regular Members for the discount to apply. To receive the discount, please contact Tong Lee at

Return/Refund Policy

Membership fees for accepted NCAN members are non-refundable for approved membership applications. For those organizations whose membership application is not approved, a refund will be issued.

Privacy Policy

NCAN values the privacy of its members and we have structured our online activities to protect your privacy. When you register on our web site as a member of NCAN, the information is collected to verify your membership, to maintain the members-only portion of our website, and to send you confirmation emails and mailings. NCAN does not sell, trade, rent, lease or share personal information about our members to any third-party source not affiliated with the National College Attainment Network.

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Click the "Apply Here" button to complete the membership application. You will need to create a username and password before you can complete the application.

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"I think in the last couple of years NCAN has made major leaps in engaging their membership. Proud to be a member!"

Tennessee College Access and Success Network
Executive Director Bob Obrohta