Store Membership Benefits

NACS membership can help with the success of your store


It's no longer business as usual on campuses or in the higher education retailing industry. Retailers are dealing with new challenges each day. Joining NACS is one of the smartest business decisions you can make. And now, store members can have their administration join NACS for FREE with a new Institutional Membership. Learn more.


Invest in Your Store


Invest in Your Store


Pocket Change
Pocket Change

Your guide to making small changes for a BIG Impact

Collect Ideas


Collect Ideas

  • Discover scalable solutions through NACS Publications such as Campus Marketplace (e-mail newsletter) and The College Store bi-monthly magazine providing you with up-to-the minute industry news.
  • Keep pace with technology - Eligibility to elect membership in Campus Computer Resellers Alliance (CCRA), a special interest group of NACS that connects technology resellers.
  • Follow industry trends, On Campus Research the industry arm of NACS offers The Faculty Satisfaction Survey and Customer Satisfaction Survey, student focus groups, and customized market research. As a member, you can access valuable financial data resources such as industry Flash Reports and average college store margins.
  • Gain ideas through volunteer opportunities, you'll broaden your own industry knowledge, expand your leadership skills, and grow your network of colleagues.



Exchange Best Practices
and Transfer Knowledge


Pocket Change PDF
Your guide to making small changes for a BIG Impact


Exchange Best Practices

  • Gain Industry Knowledge through preferred member educational opportunities. Free audio conference participation and free/discounted online learning opportunities.
  • Network with colleagues at CAMEX: Campus Market Expo. CAMEX offers the largest trade show in the industry with show discounts from more than 700 companies serving this market. CAMEX also offers top-notch industry education.The NACS Foundation can help you attend CAMEX through the grant application process.
  • As a NACS full store member, you receive access to the NACS web site Member area that contains education, advocacy information, recruitment and training and more!
  • The Hub: NACS' Connected Community–a place to connect with your peers, and ENGAGE, COLLABORATE, and DISCOVER!

$ave on Costs


$ave on Costs

  • Savings on shipping with NACS shipping program, managed by PartnerShip. NACS members receive substantial savings on all shipments sent and received.
    • Significant discounts have been negotiated on behalf of NACS members for business services such as health insurance and merchant clearance. The savings from these programs alone can more than pay for your annual NACS dues! You can learn more here.
    • Visit NACSCORP, the book and technology product wholesaling subsidiary of NACS, for current programs and services for member stores.
    • Preferred member rates on products purchased from the NACS Store.



Apply online or Download an application (PDF)* today!


Service Fee Schedule

Service fees are based on fiscal year
gross store sales in U.S. dollars.

Gross Store Sales of: Rate:
$99,999 Or Less $200
$100,000-$299,999 $300
$300,000-$599,999 $350
$600,000-$799,999 $425
$800,000-$999,999 $450
$1,000,000-$1,499,999 $550
$1,500,000-$1,999,999 $625
$2,000,000-$2,499,999 $675
$2,500,000-$2,999,999 $750
$3,000,000-$3,999,999 $875
$4,000,000-$4,999,999 $1,000
$5,000,000-$6,999,999 $1,150
$7,000,000-$8,999,999 $1,300
$9,000,000-$12,499,999 $1,450
$12,500,000-$17,499,999 $1,600
$17,500,000-$24,999,999 $1,750
$25,000,000-$39,999,999 $1,975
$40,000,000-$50,000,000+ $2,300

Special Rates for International Members
(Outside North America) Service Fee $200 


Contact NACS Member Concierge Services at if you have any questions or need further assistance.


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