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Membership in The Center for Campus Fire Safety continues to grow Nationally ... and Internationally!

Become a CCFS Member - if your vision is to help eliminate the loss of life and property associated with campus related fire incidents ... then consider membership.

  • CCFS is the nation's leading resource for public fire and life safety education on college campuses.
  • CCFS Members are Fire Marshals, Fire & Life Safety Managers, Fire Inspectors, Fire & Life Safety Educators, Fire Chiefs and their staff, as well as members from industry, associations and organizations related to fire and life safety.
  • We are also growing our newest membership - for students interested in fire and life safety.
  • CCFS provides works to assess and promote proposals for changes in national model codes, industry and reference standards as they relate to college and university infrastructure.
  • CCFS provides educational materials and training programs that promote, expand and strengthen campus fire and life safety.
  • CCFS believes total fire protection relies on a “balanced” approach.  We encourage schools to upgrade their fire safety through market forces and legislative efforts that will result in incentives to provide higher levels of fire & life safety.

For More info on CCFS visit About Us


What can you do as a Member?

All Member Types:

  1. Receive member discounts on training programs from both CCFS and our partners.
  2. Discounted member rate for CCFS Annual Campus Fire Forum.
  3. Attend webinars at no cost, and receive CEU's (where applicable) without paying an admin fee. Non Members can attend webinars but will be charged an admin fee to receive CEU's.
  4. Discounts for posting open positions in our Job Board.
  5. Ability to write an article (s) for our newsletter.
  6. Create/maintain a member profile on this website and research and contact/network with other members.
  7. Participate in our online town hall blog/discussions. Share Best Practices and Information with others. 
  8. Review technology specific to our mission. 

Specific Member Types:

  1. Vote and/or run for Director position (Affiliate Members and Affiliate Institutional Members excluded).  Affiliate Members are appointed to the Board by the President.
  2. Post jobs in our Job Board at no cost. (Institutional Memberships only).
  3. Post a logo ad on our website for other members to see (Institutional Members only)

Membership pays for itself!


Member Types and Cost

Become involved in the sharing of information and networking that was envisioned when we moved to become a membership-driven organization. We offer several types of individual and institutional memberships as outlined below.  

Individual Memberships: 

Institutional (Group) Memberships:  

  • Regular Institutional Membership for College/University and/or Fire Departments  (Qualifications) Starting at $199.
  • Affiliate Institutional Memberships for business/consultant/service providers/other organizations (Qualifications) Starting at $499.  
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Membership Qualification

  • Regular Individual Member ($50. annually)

Choose this membership if ...  You have responsibility for fire safety programs, policy and/or practices on a college or university, or you are in the fire service or you are a governmental person who has an interest in, or responsibility for, fire safety programs on or with a college or university. Regular members, who maintain current dues-paying status, shall be entitled to hold elective office, serve on the board of directors and vote on all matters requiring a vote of the general membership. 

  • Regular 3-Year Individual Member ($120.  3 years)

Choose this Multi-Year membership if ...  You qualify for Regular Membership (defined above) AND you prefer to renew in 3 years rather than annually.  It saves $30.

  • Regular Institutional Membership (see below)

Choose this membership if …. You would like to enroll multiple members at reduced pricing, and you are a college, university, or fire department and qualify for Regular Membership.  This plan provides all the benefits of Regular Membership, and also allows you to enroll your organization as well as several members within your organization/department.  It also allows you to transfer memberships as employees rotate, and will provide all members with several cost reductions for our events, training programs and more. 

This is a group Membership and as such you can assign two or more collegues during the registration process.  First, assign a Primary Member and then Secondary Member (s).  Each Member of your group will receive the same benefits as the Regular Members. The Primary Member will be responsible for member updates within their organization.

While membership assignments within your group are transferrable, all team members must be employed by your company/organization to remain a member.   

Business Organizations or other for-profit organizations must apply for Affiliate Individual or Institutional Memberships.

Cost for Institutional Regular Memberships:

2 – 4 Members:  $190. Total

5 – 8 Members:  $370. Total

9+  Members:  $425. Total

Apply for any type Regular Membership 

  •  Associate Individual Member ($50. annually)

Choose this membership if ...You are interested in the goals and objectives of CCFS, but are not eligible for Regular membership, and, you are not a business, corporation, organization or representative of same.  This membership has all the privileges of Regular membership, but is not eligible to hold the office of President, Vice President or Secretary/Treasurer.  Note:  Associate membership is not available to any size business, corporations, organizations or their representatives.

Apply for Associate Membership

  • Student Member (Currently $FREE)

Choose this membership if ...  You are a full time student enrolled at least half-time in  an accredited institute of higher education as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to grant degrees. You are interested in the goals and objectives of CCFS and shall not otherwise be eligible for Regular membership. Student members shall have all the benefits of Regular membership, except they are not eligible to hold the office of President, Vice-President or Secretary/Treasurer.   Once you graduate you will no longer be able to maintain this membership, but will be able to apply for one of our other membership categories (Regular, Associate or Affiliate Membership).

Student members, shall be entitled to hold elective office, serve on the board of directors and vote on all matters requiring a vote of the general membership. This is a great opportunity and experience for students studying fire sciences, arson investigation and more.  

(Special - Currently Cost is $0. annually, and includes a free interactive fire safety quiz from our partner/sponsor, PreventZone.)   

Apply for Student Membership (includes PreventZone)

  • Affiliate Individual Member ($350.)

Choose this membership if ..... You are an individual affiliated with a business, corporation or organization/association interested in the affairs of CCFS but not eligible for a Regular or Associate membership This membership cannot hold an elective office, and does not have voting rights. Should a position on the CCFS Board become available, an Affiliate Member can be appointed by the President.

  • Affiliate Institutional Membership (see below)

Choose this membership if …. You would like to enroll multiple members at reduced pricing, and you are an industry affiliate, product or service provider, consultant, or any for profit company/organization that does not qualify for other memberships. This plan provides all the benefits of Affiliate Membership, and also allows you to enroll several members within your organization/department.  It also allows you to transfer memberships as employees rotate, and will provide all members with several cost reductions for our events, training programs and more. 

This is a group Membership and as such you can assign two or more collegues during the registration process.  First, assign a Primary Member and then Secondary Member (s).  Each Member of your group will receive the same benefits as the Regular Members. The Primary Member will be responsible for member updates within their organization.

While membership assignments within your group are transferrable, all team members must be employed by your company/organization to remain a member.   

Cost for Institutional Affiliate Memberships 

2  Members:  $499. Total

3 – 5 Members:  $999. Total

6 – 10 Members:  $1999. Total

Apply for any type Affiliate Membership