After you determine your eligibility, download the CUSP application found below. Please take the time to completely fill out the application, sign and date the form. You can send the application by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (815) 425-6305. After we receive your application, it will be reviewed by a committee of utility industry peers/ CUSP's. You will then be notified by email within 10 business days if your application has been approved.
Once approved, you will need to register for the CUSP program that you want to attend. You can register by going to our EVENTS CALENDAR. Do not register until your application has been approved.
Your CUSP credential is valid for a two-year period beginning on the day that you become certified. In order to maintain your CUSP credential, you must fulfill continuing professional development requirements and pay an annual maintenance fee of $130 each year.
There is an annual maintenance fee of $130 to maintain your CUSP credential. Failure to pay the CUSP annual maintenance fee will result in the revocation of the CUSP credential.
(This is not the same as the USOLN membership fee of $145)