Become a TACUPA member

Congratulations for joining Texas Association of College and University Police Administrators!

You are now a member of over 300 close knit police and public safety professionals who recognize the value of strong personal ties with other members of our profession. Our members are offered an opportunity for information-sharing and professional development.


TACUPA is an essential factor in the development of campus law enforcement and public safety for over fifty years in Texas. The effectiveness of the association is demonstrated in the stability and strength of the law enforcement and  public safety agencies represented by its membership.

  • Your membership grants you access to​:​

    • TCOLE Training for administrators and officers - 4 annual symposiums located throughout Texas 

    • Lobbying power for legislative issues effecting campus law enforcement

    • Annual conference 

    • TACUPA Listserv

    • Job listings

    • Directory of campus law enforcement professionals in the Association


Institutions and individuals are eligible for membership in TACUPA and include any institution of higher education which offers a degree of not less than two years academic credit, Texas State Technological Institutions, Police Chiefs, and any Director of a university public safety system. 

Annual dues are:

  • $50.00 for Professional Membership

    • Professional Membership is open to full-time employees of a member institution holding an executive, managerial, or supervisory position. 

  • $25.00 for Associate Membership

    • Associate Membership is open to any employee of a member institution not holding an executive, managerial, or supervisory position.  Former members who are honorably retired may join at this level.  

  • $150.00 for Individual Corporate Employee Membership

    • Individual Corporate Employee Membership is open to any company employee having an office or conducting business in the State of Texas.

  • Professional and Associate Membership Discounts Available - Click "Join Now" for details. ​

  • Corporate Sponsorships for Annual Conference and Symposium Events 

    • TACUPA offers several corporate partnership opportunities including sponsoring symposiums, training, speak opportunities and our annual conference. Please email TACUPA at