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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Help Us Plan the Long Beach Experience!

Join a new team of leaders ready to create, inspire, and welcome attendees to Long Beach, California for a transformative Convention that builds upon our strong traditions in ACPA and the higher education and student affairs profession.

Apply for a Senior Scholars Grant!

ACPA and the Senior Scholars continue a research grant initiative to encourage practitioners and faculty to initiate original scholarship and research efforts designed to study critical issues impacting student affairs and/or higher education systems.

Upcoming Events

Fraternity & Sorority Life Doctorate Degree Panel

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Do you work in Fraternity and Sorority Life? Have you every thought about pursuing a doctorate level degree? Wondered about the pros and cons and how a degree will benefit you and our field? Come to listen to panelists speak about their experiences and important factors in their decisions to work on their doctorate level degrees while working in FSL! Panelists include: Michael Goodman, University of Maryland, Assistant Director for Advising & Programming, Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life Travis Martin, Northwestern University, Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life Chris...
Professional Development Opportunities

SCCPA 50th Anniversary Conference

Wednesday, 11 March 2020 (All day) to Friday, 13 March 2020 (All day)
"Navigating the Past, Charting the Future" The planning committee for the SCCPA 50th Anniversary Conference wants you to set sail with us to Myrtle Beach March 11-13, 2020. So grab your beach hat and your great ideas and we will provide the birthday cake! Help us with “Navigating the Past, Charting our future” to learn about the past 50 years of SCCPA and the incredible future we will chart together. Myrtle Beach, SC (Embassy Suites of Myrtle Beach)