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National Organizations and Conferences

(Alphabetical order)


American College Personnel Association (ACPA)

American College Personnel Association, headquartered in Washington, D.C. at the National Center for Higher Education, is the leading comprehensive student affairs association that advances student affairs and engages students for a lifetime of learning and discovery.

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

The American Educational Research Association, a national research society, strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.

Association for Institutional Research (AIR)

The Association for Institutional Research is the world's largest professional association for institutional researchers. Its primary purpose is to support members in the process of collecting, analyzing, and converting data into information that supports decision-making in higher education.

Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP)

The Association for Education Finance and Policy is a non-profit professional and academic association representing a variety of disciplines, perspectives and points of view. AEFP promotes its mission by encouraging intellectually rigorous education finance and policy-related inquiry and scholarship capable of improving understanding and practice.

Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)

The Association for the Study of Higher Education promotes collaboration among its members and others engaged in the study of higher education through research, conferences, and publications, including its highly regarded journal, The Review of Higher Education.

NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA)

Formerly called the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession. NASPA serves a full range of professionals who provide programs, experiences, and services that cultivate student learning and success in concert with the mission of our colleges and universities. 

National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)

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Southern Association for College Student Affairs (SACSA)

The Southern Association for College Student Affairs is an independent, regional, and generalist association designed for the professional development of practitioners, educators, and students engaged in the student affairs profession.

Upcoming Meetings


March 14 - March 17 - ACPA

March 18 - March 20 - AEFP

March 20 - March 24 - NASPA

April 9 - April 12 - AERA

May 24 - May 28 - AIR

November 4 - November 6 - ASHE


March 6 - March 9 - ACPA

March 19 - March 23 - NASPA

November 17 - November 19 - ASHE

This list builds upon the work started by Dr. Ashley Clayton.

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