Join the Directorate Today!

The directorate is always looking for involved members! It is easy to join us and at this time no elections are necessary! ALL are encouraged to apply if you are interested in being actively involved!

Now is your chance to get involved with the Commission for Commuter Students and Adult Learners Directorate.  Please complete the Candidate Information Form, and e-mail to Dr. Cheryl D. White as an attachment at If you are applying to join the directorate you need only fill out the Candidate Information Form. If you are nominating someone else please email the person's name and contact information to Dr. White, and she will reach out to that person directly.


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2016 Commission Awards

2015-16 Award Winners

Individual Awards:

Outstanding Achievement by an Experienced Student Affairs Professional

Veronica Jones, Kennesaw State University

Outstanding Achievement by a New Student Affairs Professional

David Foster, University of South Carolina

Outstanding Achievement by a Student

Margaret Hindman, University of Arkansas

Outstanding Service to the Commission for Commuter Students and Adult Learners

Samantha Fehr Higgins, University of Arkansas

Program Awards:

Outstanding Program for Commuter Students:  Off Campus Student Services Community Ambassador Program, University of South Carolina


Get Involved!

There are many opportunities to get involved in our Commission on your schedule! Whether it is helping the Awards Committee select the best programs, contributing to this newsletter, or reviewing our Sponsored Programs, there is plenty to do! Please fill out this involvement form and a member of the Directorate will contact you with more information.

Benefits of the Commission

By joining the Commission for Commuter Students and Adult Learners, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Quarterly newsletter containing best practices, upcoming events, and ACPA news
  • Free webinars each year covering innovative ideas, research, and best practices concerning commuter students and adult learners
  • A listserv of colleagues to solicit advice from


Mission Statement

Providing a network of contacts and support for those serving commuter student and adult learners;

Providing a forum for discussing and advocating commuter and adult student needs and concerns; and

Promoting the generation and sharing of data, research, services, and programs which effectively enhance commuter and adult students' development.