Policy 1207: Institutional Membership Fees and Dues

Subject Area: Procurement/Disbursement
Responsible Office: Financial Services
Sponsor: Chief Financial Officer
Originally Issued: October 1992
Revised: March 18, 2002, February 2010
Refer Questions To: Shared Services Help Desk, 773-702-5800

Purpose: To establish policy for the payment of membership fees and dues for institutional organizations.


Institutional memberships fees and dues will be paid only in cases where the benefits derived are in accordance with the University’s mission of instruction, research and public service. Institutional membership fees and dues must be authorized, in writing, by the appropriate Dean or Vice-President. Payment of institutional membership fees and dues should be made directly to the association or organization.