Member Benefits

Some of our most-popular member benefits include URMIAnetwork Communities, Webinars & Roundtable Conversations, Conferences, Career Center, Library & E-publications, Peer Review Service, ARM Prep & ERM Training, Podcasts, and Insurance Programs for events, camps, and student property.

How Will You Benefit?

Finding mentors and making friends in URMIA’s community is priceless. Members also enjoy exclusive free access to other URMIA resources and webinars, plus significant discounts on services, insurance, and conferences.

It takes no time at all for engaged members to realize value that far exceeds membership dues.

Everyone Wins

With different membership types, URMIA offers benefits tailored to your needs.

All Members Benefit

Affiliates and Businesses

Affiliate members leverage deep connections with higher ed risk managers and gain insight about emerging issues.



Higher Education Institutions

Institutional membership provides professional development opportunities and a supportive community of peers.

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Students benefit from URMIA membership too! See how to get the most out of a free membership.

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The URMIA Difference

URMIAnetwork Communities

We are in this together! URMIA hosts peer-to-peer online discussion groups, also known as communities on the URMIAnetwork. You'll find communities for all members, those based on membership type, and even specialized communities such as the Compliance, Higher Education ERM Roundtable, Professionals of Color, and Solo Risk Professionals communities.

URMIA Library

Our content is curated by an experienced higher education risk management professional who serves as your personal guide to the resources you need. Whenever you need help, just click the Ask Lou button visible to members on every page.

Unique URMIA Resources

Our members’ collective knowledge is available to help you stay on track and in the know. Examples of popular resources include the URMIA Risk Inventory, the URMIA Risk Management Resource Guide, and URMIA’s Core Competencies for Higher Education Risk Managers.

URMIA Peer Review Service

We are proud to offer institutions this personal service. Our team consists of veteran risk managers who have years of experience in higher education.

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Discounts from Partner Organizations

We have partnered with other associations and service providers to save our members money.

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Affiliate Members

You are considered one of the family. We value your contributions to the URMIA community.

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Managing risk takes effort, and URMIA offers a tremendous resource of its National Office staff – and the entire membership - making that effort as effective as it can be. For example, we adapted and rely on the URMIA Risk Inventory.
Eric E. Backlund, Director, Risk Management and Administrative Compliance and Internal Control Officer, Binghamton University

Eric Backlund, MBA
Binghamton University

Director of Risk Management and Admin Compliance

There are highly creative minds at work on our campus demanding our best work to help minimize the bad and optimize the good. I look to the many learning opportunities presented and connections I’ve made through URMIA for better practices, sharing knowledge, and advice to make that happen.