ACPA Members have access to a wide-variety of resources that enhance professional growth. Membership provides direct discounts to professional development events, including ACPA Annual Convention, digital delivery of the fields most dynamic publications, job postings and graduate program listings, and so much more! Review the member resources below to learn how you take advantage of everything ACPA membership has to offer!

Professional development

ACPA is proud to offer regularly occurring events and Institutes that give you the education you desire as a student affairs and higher education professional. ACPA Members gain access to the member price for all in-person and virtual events, saving an average of $200 per event!


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Career Central

ACPA’s year-round and in-person recruitment tools provide employers and job seekers with multiple ways to connect with one another. Through Career Central, Career Central at Convention, and Summer Career Central, career connections are always possible.


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Continuing professional development is critical in education, and ACPA members get the best available information, research and resources in ACPA’s publications. As an ACPA member, you receive discounts on publications. ACPA publications reach into the higher education community through distribution to faculty, administrators, and institutional libraries. This means ACPA publications are leading the way with disseminating knowledge about college student learning that takes place in all areas across campus.

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As a higher education community we are called to be “celebrative,” where there is rejoicing in what we accomplish and where we can be publicly proud of those accomplishments. Annually, hundreds of individuals are recognized through our awards program for significant achievements within and contributions to the higher education community, the student affairs profession and to ACPA, its commissions, state divisions and standing committees.

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Graduate Program Directory

ACPA members have access to an incredible, regularly updated directory of Masters and Doctoral degree programs focusing on higher education and student affairs. Interested in learning more about the program that best fits your educational goals? Check out the directory!


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Research & Scholarship

ACPA is committed to supporting and advancing scholarship in the field of higher education and student affairs. Interested individuals should review the guidelines and instructions for requests to access membership information for research and assessment purposes.

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