Professionals on the front lines of policy rely on POLITICO Pro every day for timely news, analysis and policy resources. At Pro, we understand the importance of bridging the gap between Washington, D.C. and your university which is why Pro subscriptions are now available for students and faculty, giving your campus access to the same information as those who make and are affected by policy.
POLITICO Pro works with all types of universities, from large research universities to nonprofits, for-profit and community colleges from coast to coast. Students and faculty at higher education institutions like The American University and Syracuse rely on Pro to be their interdisciplinary resource for real-time, policy-specific reporting.
POLITICO Pro is proud to offer our university customers two main subscription options:
This post explains the difference between the two and what your university can expect from each option. Please note, we are happy to create a package that best fits your university’s needs and can accommodate accounts requesting both IP and professional access users.
Before we go into what’s exactly included with each subscription type, it’s important to understand how universities benefit from Pro, as well as everything POLITICO Pro offers.
Why should your campus subscribe to POLITICO Pro?
What does POLITICO Pro offer?
The foundation of POLITICO Pro is policy-specific reporting. Pro’s reporting is organized by specific coverage areas, each with policy-specific teams of reporters. Currently, there are 15 policy areas for POLITICO Pro. Here’s a list of the policy areas currently offered:
In addition to specific policy coverage areas, Pro delivers news to readers via several different content types.
Here are the different POLITICO Pro content types:
Beyond premium policy reporting from the POLITICO Pro newsroom, Pro offers a variety of tools. Please note, Congressional Directory and Legislative Compass are only available to professional access customers.
Here is an exhaustive list of tools offered by Pro:
Next, we’ll explain what exactly is included with both subscription options.
POLITICO Pro IP Access
POLITICO Pro IP access includes the following:
How is cost for POLITICO Pro IP access determined?
To ensure your entire campus can access and benefit from POLITICO Pro, pricing for IP access is determined by FTE enrollment.
POLITICO Pro Professional Access Model
There are two main differences between IP access and professional access. While IP access gives your entire campus access to the POLITICO Pro resource without the use of individual login credentials, professional access gives each user his or her own individual account. Here are the two main differences between IP and professional access:
What are customized accounts?
As a professional access user, each individual person has an account that is fully customizable to meet his/her needs. Each user can select from hundreds of specific topics within each policy area and content types, and receives content solely based on those selections, directly to their inbox, every day.
What’s included with professional access?
Access to the following POLITICO Pro tools:
How is the price for professional access determined?
POLITICO Pro professional access model pricing is determined by the number of licenses and inclusion of access to Legislative Compass.
To ensure we meet the needs of your campus, we are flexible about building packages that include access to both IP and our professional access model.
Interested in learning more about a POLITICO Pro subscription for your university? Request more information and a member of our higher education team will be in touch shortly.