The 2019-20 membership application is open!

Membership Instructions: 

  1. Complete & submit the Membership Application below. Each MARCA member must submit their own application.

  2. Please indicate on the application which form of payment you will be using. There are 2 options for submitting your membership dues: check or credit card (+2.9% service fee).

  3. If you have any questions, please contact the MARCA Membership Chair (Melissa Ward) at or 802-654-2014.

Membership guidelines

Our by-laws state that individuals must meet the following criteria for membership:

  1. Members must be paid admission representatives who work for a non-profit, regionally accredited, two or four year college/university. 

    a. To qualify as a member institution, the college or university must have retained non-profit status for a minimum of 5 years 

  2. Admissions must be the member’s primary profession.

  3. Members must work out of their homes or at a university sponsored regional center in the Mid-Atlantic area.

    a. Mid-Atlantic area is defined as the following states: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

  4. Members’ recruitment territory must primarily be in the Mid-Atlantic area

  5. Members or their institutions must be members of one of the following: New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling (NJACAC), Pennsylvania Association of College Admission Counseling (PACAC), Potomac Chesapeake Association for College Admission Counseling (PCACAC), Virginia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (VACRAO), or National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC).


This year’s dues will be $35 per individual. Benefits of membership include: invitation to MARCA-only events, professional development opportunities, inclusion in the online MARCA directory, access to the MARCA Facebook page & to additional recruiting resources on the MARCA website. If paying by credit card, a 2.9% service fee will be added to the $35 due. The membership cycle runs from August 1st to July 31st; membership must be renewed annually.

Membership Application

Please fill out the form below to apply for Membership to MARCA. Please note, you will not receive an email with your responses, but one can be forwarded if needed.

Name *
Phone (Work) *
Phone (Work)
To be used for high school counselor contact list.
Phone (Cell)
Phone (Cell)
To be used for MARCA Membership list.
School Type *
Recruitment Territory *
Please check all that apply
If you pay by credit card you will receive an order confirmation; an invoice will be sent if you choose to pay by check.

Submitting Membership Dues

  1. Pay by check: Mail check (payable to MARCA) for $35.00 to: MARCA Treasurer c/o Sarah DiNardo, 231 North Thomas Street, Unit 204 F, Arlington, VA 22203. Please be sure to include the name of your institution on the check.

  2. Pay by credit card: Click the MARCA Membership Due link below. A 2.9% service fee will be added to the $35 due.