Consortium Membership

Trinity University has consortium memberships with the organizations below. ITS/BAU manages these agreements.   




    About Memberships and Benefits

    How to get help



Faculty, Staff, Students



Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges (CLAC)




Lonestar Education and Research Network (LEARN)


Membership Benefits 

CLAC Consortium is a nonprofit academic, professional organization. CLAC promotes cultures and languages across the curriculum movement through conferences and resource-sharing.


TRINITY UNIVERSITY‘s Languages Across the Curriculum (LAC) program allows students to apply their language skills in fields not traditionally the focus of modern language department curricula.


EDUCAUSE Consortium is a nonprofit association. Their mission is to use information technology to advance higher education. Knowledge, resources, and community-building opportunities are shared to help shape strategic IT decisions throughout higher education.

Members can stay current on trends to make informed decisions, advance knowledge and career goals, and make connections to build your network.


HESS Consortium - Private, non-profit colleges & universities. Consist of a community of practice for CIOs, CFOs, and technology professionals.


HESS has over 40 contract and discount partners, providing group buying agreements with technology business partners with the Coalition for College Cost Savings. All major Enterprise Administrative Solution providers are partners with the HESS Consortium. Specialized pricing and programs are available to HESS members.


Some significant partners: Ellucian, Workday, Affinaquest, Grainger,  CDW, Apogee, and more.



E&I online Marketplace offers one-stop shopping for technology, facilities, office equipment, furniture, scientific products, and more. Users can use P-cards to shop in a secure, integrated shopping environment.


INTERNET2 Consortium is a not-for-profit organization that provides high-speed networks, cloud solutions, research support, and services aimed at research and education programs. 


The memberships include higher education, research institutions, government entities, corporations, and cultural organizations.


Internet2 service catalogs include pre-negotiated agreements for services such as Duo Security, Canvas, Zoom, and more.


Internet2 uses InCommon to offer a complete suite of identity and access management (IAM) services and community-source software.


Faculty, staff, and students can access eduroam, which provides free global roaming Wi-Fi anywhere near participating organizations.


Lonestar Education and Research Network (LEARN) is an organization dedicated to high-performance networking in Texas. LEARN was created to help build a high-speed, advanced fiber optic network for research, education, healthcare, and non-profit partners to serve the State of Texas.


Trinity University’s membership to LEARN qualifies for The Quilt Consortium pricing program. 


The Quilt has established advantageous discounts for VMware, Acquia, Akamai, F5, HPE, Illumira, MicroFocus ESP and Microfocus ITM/IM&G, Nutanix, Okta, Palo Alto Networks, Proofpoint, RSA, SecureWorks, ServiceNow, Splunk, Tableau, zScaler, Symantec, and BMC.


How to get help

If you have new technology hardware, software, or services requirements, please contact the ITS Service Desk at or call x7409.

If you want access to the HESS/E&I marketplace, please submit a ticket to


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