American College Personnel Association (ACPA) - 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.

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Call for JCSD Editorial Board

The Journal of College Student Development (JCSD) seeks nominations and applications for two of its Editorial Boards. The JCSD Editorial Board (ED) is for established scholars with a publication record. The Research in Brief (RIB) Review Board (RB) is for advanced doctoral students and starting scholars and will review shorter RIB manuscripts.

Get Involved with ACPA’s Strategic Plan

The ACPA Strategic Plan Implementation Committee seeks members interested in being involved in one (or more) of four projects of this phase of our work. Review the list of projects below and email us at [email protected] to get involved today (priority response deadline to express your interest is 2 October, 2020)!

Join the 2021 Awards Committee

ACPA Awards celebrate and honor colleagues who have made a profound impact within ACPA and the profession as a whole. We have been very fortunate to have dedicated ACPA volunteers serve on the Awards Committee and we need your assistance in continuing this strong volunteer tradition of honoring these great people and institutions who are Award Recipients.

Upcoming Events

Professional Development Opportunities

Leading with a Racial & Social Justice Lens Institute for Senior Level Campus Leaders™

Sunday, 13 June 2021 (All day) to Wednesday, 16 June 2021 (All day)
Increased activism, student demands for more inclusive environments and systemic structures of oppression require 21stcentury university Senior Student Affairs Officers to be more emotionally intelligent and responsive to emergent campus issues. The times demand courageous leaders. Join other senior leaders engaged in this important work to build your capacity so that you can comfortably engage racial justice and decolonization, confident in your knowing and competent in your engagement, and ready to continue leading your campus, staff, and students through these challenging times.