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Higher Education Partners

ASID Higher Education Partners educate and cultivate the next interior design practitioners and develop research to advance the profession.

Higher Education Partners are any institution, such as a college or university campus, that offers an interior design degree program and wants to provide ASID benefits and resources to their students, faculty, and staff.

HIGHER EDUCATION PARTNER DETAILS

Higher Education Partner

Designation: Your Organization, ASID Higher Education Partner

Higher Education Partners are any post-secondary, higher education institution including a university, college, or accredited school of interior design. Institution must offer a post-secondary program of interior design education that requires the completion of 40 semester/60 quarter hours of interior design education. All aspects of a Higher Education Partner’s business must be in accordance with the Society’s purpose and strategic guideposts.

Upon graduation, Student members of a Higher Education Partner may maintain membership through Individual membership category.

How it Works

  • Join ASID based on your institution’s total number enrolled in the program, department, college, or university intended to receive ASID individual member benefits.
  • Provide ASID with details on your institution’s students, faculty, and staff who are to receive individual ASID membership.
  • Take advantage of the Higher Education Partner benefits for your institution including the Higher Education Partner designation and badge!
  • Encourage your students, faculty, and staff to utilize all individual member benefits available.
  • Renew your Higher Education Partner membership annually to maintain your institution’s status and continue individual membership for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Contact ASID at higheredpartners@asid.org for questions.

HIGHER EDUCATION PARTNER ANNUAL DUES

Higher Education Partner dues are tiered based on the institution’s total number enrolled in the program, department, college, or university intended to receive ASID individual member benefits. Partner dues are billed annually. View the official ASID Billing Policies.

Total Number Enrolled Partner Dues
49 or fewer $1,000
50 to 99 $2,000
100 to 199 $4,000
200 to 499 $8,000
500 or more $20,000

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FEATURED HIGHER EDUCATION PARTNERS COMING SOON

HIGHER EDUCATION PARTNER BENEFITS

Take advantage of all the benefits for your institution and your students, faculty, and staff!

 

For Your Institution

Show Your Industry Leadership

DESIGNATION & DIGITAL BADGE

Organization recognition as a supporter of the largest and most established design association with a company designation (Your Organization, ASID Higher Education Partner) and a *NEW digital badge.

PARTNER LOGO & WINDOW DECAL

Partner logo displayed on ASID.org. Industry Partners receive a window decal to signify to designers that your company supports ASID.

IDCEC PROVIDER FEES

*NEW first year of Corporate IDCEC provider fees for CEU accreditation waived ($400 value).

FOUNDATION INITIATIVES

Receive funding for individuals or groups from the ASID Foundation in its mission to support informed, sustainable, and healthy initiatives in the design of built spaces.

Build Your Brand Awareness

NATIONAL SPONSORSHIP DISCOUNT

10% off National sponsorship and digital media rates for the first year of new membership to network, increase brand visibility, and enhance personal engagement (discounts of sponsorship and digital media for future years are based on the yearly spend).

Support Your Institution

BUNDLED INVOICING

Simplify your institution’s operations with bundled invoicing for partner dues and programs.

PROGRAM DISCOUNTS

Higher Education Partners receive discounted member rates for programs including NCIDQ Exam Prep, national events, conferences, and certifications.

DESIGN CAREERS BY ASID

Connect with the most qualified interior design candidates through Design Careers by ASID. Higher Education Partners receive 50% off four enhanced job postings on the career center, Design Careers by ASID ($698 per posting value).

For Your Students, Faculty, and Staff

All designated students, faculty, and staff of Higher Education Partners receive the same membership benefits as all Individual members, including access to ASID newsletters & resources, voting in elections, inclusion in the ASID member directory, and more.

Showcase Everyone’s Achievement

STUDENT PORTFOLIO COMPETITION

The ASID Student Portfolio Competition endeavors to generate the best collection of student design projects for the chance to earn an internship with a leading firm.

FOUNDATION INITIATIVES

The ASID Foundation funds student scholarships, grants, and prizes.

AWARDS

Be recognized for your exemplary achievements and outstanding service through multiple ASID awards and honors programs.

APPELLATION

Feature your level of achievement to clients, colleagues, and the design community by using the ASID appellation.

Expand Everyone’s Network

PROFESSIONAL CHAPTER

Engage with your ASID professional chapter to connect with your design community and increase your network of local peers and product partners.

DESIGN CONNECTION BY ASID

Launching 2024! Connect with your nationwide ASID network through the Design Connection by ASID platform.

MEETINGS & EVENTS

Through local chapter and National ASID events, you will have the opportunity to connect with industry leaders and expand your network.

Advance Everyone’s Expertise

DESIGN LEARNING BY ASID

Your virtual learning hub for all your continuing education needs. Access toolkits, trainings, product information updates, sponsored content and more! Most CEUs are free to ASID members.

NCIDQ EXAM PREP BY ASID

You want to take the NCIDQ Exam. ASID can help you achieve professional certification with its test prep program and discounts on resources. Upon passing the NCIDQ Exam, become an ASID Professional Practitioner and have your next year’s dues waived!

DESIGN RESEARCH BY ASID

Gain insights into business, impact, and practice of interior design with access to ASID Research Reports to help you excel in a dynamic and evolving profession.

STUDENT COMMUNICATIONS

Newsletters and updates, including The Inside SCOOP, tailored for students and educators on member resources, exciting opportunities and industry news.

Jumpstart Student Careers

DESIGN CAREERS BY ASID

Connect with the most qualified interior design candidates through Design Careers by ASID. Higher Education Partners receive 50% off four enhanced job postings on the *NEW career center, Design Careers by ASID ($698 per posting value).

ASID STUDENT CHAPTERS

Step up and lead your peers. Receive valuable leadership skills and support from your local and national level ASID volunteers and staff.

VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP

Impress your professors, advisors, and future employers, and empower yourself through an independent, immersive learning experience that provides critical professional development opportunities to prepare yourself for a career in design.