Intercollegiate Program - FAQ

Q: I want to sign up for the Collegiate Program, but I do not see my school listed?

A: If your school is not listed in the drop down menu, please contact your College or University and have them contact the USEA office for more information on how to become an affiliate school of the USEA (703) 779-0440 or email Jennifer Hardwick at [email protected] or Kate Lokey at [email protected]

Q. If my school has an Equine program but is not a part of the program, how do we get our school to be included in the program?

A: A faculty or staff representative of your College or University (some institutions have an Equine Programs Director) needs to complete the Affiliate application form. Have your faculty or staff representative submit the application to the USEA office to be included in the program. Email to: [email protected], or fax your application to: 703-779-0550, or mail to the USEA office at 525 Old Waterford Rd., NW, Leesburg, VA 20176

Q: What does the School need to submit to be considered for this program?

A: The Affiliate Collegiate Program application form is located on the USEA website at The school must pay an Affiliate membership fee, which costs $75 per year (for less than a 100 members). The school must renew this Affiliate membership each year.

Q: What documentation do I need to submit to receive the discount?

A: Your school’s faculty or staff representative or team captain/coach must submit a full roster to [email protected] The USEA office will verify your participation in the Equine Programs at your school, at which time a discount of $25 will be issued to each member.

Q: If I do not submit proper identification do I still get a discount?

A: If the faculty or staff representative from your school verifies your participation in the program the USEA will issue a refund of $25. Otherwise, no refund will be issued.

Q: Why do I have to pay the full $85 before I can get the discounted rate?

A: This is a USEA policy. The full payment must be submitted at the time of registration. Once your team submits a team roster and verification of your credentials can be verified, a refund will be issued. If identification cannot be verified, no refund will be issued.

Q: What do I get with the Collegiate Program membership?

A: Please see the USEA website for a listing of member benefits.

For any other questions, please contact USEA Director of Programs and Marketing Kate Lokey at [email protected] or (703)-779-9897. 

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