Organizational Affiliate Benefits for Academics

Designed specifically for colleges and universities with healthcare/IT programs, the Academic Organizational Affiliate Program offer resources for students, faculty, and the organization. 

Academic Organizational Affiliate Program

As an academic organization, you want your students to have every advantage as they prepare to graduate and enter the work force. The HIMSS Academic OA program offers them that advantage, and also gives your faculty and your school a suite of valuable benefits.

Please contact the OA sales team at to determine your organization's optimal level.

For questions about your current OA program, please send an email to

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Set your academic organization apart from the crowd and apply to become a HIMSS Approved Education Partner (AEP). Showcasing the AEP seal of approval provides an exclusive advantage for your educational program and increases credibility when viewed by potential students.


Each Academic Organizational Affiliate program level offers free memberships:

  • Unlimited student memberships*
  • Five free memberships for your faculty

*Students must meet eligibility requirements


Your Academic OA program will give you:

  • 20 Virtual Seats to the HIMSS Learning Center.
  • Free registrations to our virtual events for your student and faculty members


  • As part of the Academic OA program, your student and faculty members receive discounts when they take the CAHIMS and CPHIMS certification exams.
  • Your organization also receives discounts on Job Mine services.


Academic Organizational Affiliates receive these key benefits:

  • Discounts on HIMSS Analytics consulting services and validation fees.
  • Discount on University Row space and the Annual Conference & Exhibition
  • Priority consideration for your students who apply to be HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition program assistants