Come Join us in Nashville on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at the Commuter Students and Adult Learners - Open Roundtable

  • Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2019
  • Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Location: Nashville Music City Center 213

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 a Directorate Board Member will contact you.  If you are nominating someone else please email the person's name and contact information to Brandy Daniels at [email protected] and she will reach out to that person directly.

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2019 Commission Awards

2018-2019 Award Winners

Outstanding Achievement by a New Student Affairs Professional

  • Meghan Woodward, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Outstanding Publication Award

  • The University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Office of Commuter Student Engagement: First-Year Commuter Newsletter

Outstanding Program for Commuter Students Award

  •  First Year Studies, FYS 101 Commuter Course, The University of Tennessee


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.