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.

Latest Updates & Offerings

COVID-19 Response & Information

We know that the recent COVID-19 pandemic is making this time of year even more difficult and stressful for students, staff, faculty, and yourselves. What our world is dealing with right now is hard, and the implications on higher education institutions is unprecedented. Many of you are being relied upon in new ways to help your colleges and universities design inclusive and flexible responses, while also continuing to care for your students. We appreciate you and sincerely applaud your efforts during this challenging time.

Research Grant

Apple for the ACPA CAA Research Grant! Proposals due May 15
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APIDA Scholars Collective

2020 APIDA SCHOLARS COLLECTIVE Sign up for APAN APIDA Scholars Office Hours here ! Are you an emerging or established Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) scholar-practitioner? Would you like to connect with others about mentoring opportunities, applying to either masters or doctoral programs, shared research interests, learn about grant writing, and most importantly build community? Join...

Registration & Lodging

REGISTER FOR LEI SUBMIT A PROGRAM Registration Rates Early Registration before 09/18/2020 Regular Registration 09/19/2020 - 11/13/2020 Late Registration after 11/13/2020 ACPA/NASPA Member $450 $500 $575 Non-member $650 $700 $775 ACPA/NASPA Student Member $155 $185 $230 Pre-conference Workshop $85 $90 $95 For ACPA Members Registration is based on ACPA individual membership status. For NASPA...

CAS – Master’s Level Higher Education and Student Affairs Professional Programs Standards

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Upcoming Events

Professional Development Opportunities

Program Design School

Wednesday, 17 June 2020 - 9:00am to Thursday, 18 June 2020 - 4:00pm
As a result of COVID-19 Program Design School is being offered as a virtual event. We are excited to continue to offer this outstanding professional development opportunity in a live virtual format using Zoom Video Conferencing. The link to the online event will be emailed to registrants the day before the event begins. REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT *CLOSED* 9-10 June 2020 | 9am-12pm EDT and 1pm-4pm EDT each day 17-18 June 2020 | 9am-12pm EDT and 1pm-4pm EDT each day Join The Leadership and Training Studio and Erin Fischer for a two-day, hands-on, engaging and entertaining seminar. Erin will share...

New Title IX Regulations Webinar

Tuesday, 30 June 2020 - 3:15pm to Wednesday, 1 July 2020 - 3:15pm
coming soon... New Title IX Regulations: A Learning Event Focusing on Social Justice Implications on the Work of Campus Professionals June 30 & July 1 // 2:00-4:30pm EDT This unique two-day online learning event brings together two subject matter experts to discuss the new Title IX Regulations published by the United States Department of Education with a special focus on the social justice implications for work in student affairs. This learning event will provide an overview of the new regulations and implications for implementation—particularly in the midst of a pandemic and associated...