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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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.

Apply to be Danielle Morgan Acosta's Presidential Intern!

Each year, the newly elected ACPA Vice President/President-Elect selects a person to help the president manage the administrative and scheduling demands of their Governing Board role. The ACPA Presidential Intern assists the President with administrative tasks, communications, managing and scheduling, and special projects.

Open Call: ACPA22 Convention Chair

In March 2022, ACPA will return to St. Louis, Missouri for its Annual Convention. ACPA 2021-2022 President, Danielle Morgan Acosta, invites you to consider applying to serve as the ACPA22 Convention Chair!

Leading the ACPA Annual Convention planning efforts, in collaboration with the ACPA International Office staff and team of dedicated volunteers, is a transformative opportunity to serve the profession and shape the convention experience for those who participate.

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Professional Development Opportunities

Training in Restorative Justice

Thursday, 3 June 2021 (All day) to Thursday, 8 July 2021 (All day)
Training in Restorative Justice for College Student Misconduct and Residence Life will give you a thorough understanding of restorative justice principles and practices, strong facilitation skills, practical information about program implementation, and the satisfaction of having participated in a powerful intellectual, emotional, and spiritually-uplifting training experience.