Professional Organizations

In order to enhance the work of student affairs practitioners, a list of national associations is provided below. Many of the associations offer national and regional conferences as well as in-person and online instruction. There are also opportunities to share research and case studies and to make presentations at regional and/or national conferences.

American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)
American College Health Association (ACHA)
American Counseling Association (ACA)
American Council on Education (ACE)
American Psychological Association (APA)
Association of College and University Housing Officers-International (ACUHO-I)
Association of Student Conduct Administrators (ASCA)
Association of Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASACCU)
Association of Fraternity Advisors (AFA)
Association of International Educators (NASFA)
Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
Association of Title Administrators (atIXa)
Center for Academic Integrity (CAI)
College Student Educators International (ACPA)
Collegiate Information and Visitor Services Association (CIVSA)
College Media Association (CMA)
College Newspaper Business and Ad Managers (CNBAM)
Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Council on Law in Higher Education (CLHE)
International Association of Venue Managers
National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC)
National Association for College Employers (NACE)
National Association of College and University Business Officers
National Association of Campus Activities (NACA)
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
National Association of Student Affairs Professionals (NASAP)
National Center for Higher Education Risk Management (NCHERM)
National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs (NCLP)
National College Testing Association (NCTA)
National Education Association (NEA)
National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)
National Orientation Directors Association (NODA)
National Resource Center for the First Year Experience and Students in Transition
National University Telecommunications Network (NUTN)
Society of Research Administrators International (SRA International)
Southern Association for College Student Affairs (SACSA)
Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE)