The 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.

we are those who boldly transform

We trace our beginnings to May L. Cheney, the first president of ACPA, who helped shape the boldly transforming Association we are today.

we are the leaders who care

Discover the diverse Leaders of ACPA in our Governing Board, Assembly Leadership, Committees, and Staff.

2020-2021 Governing Board photo

we are committed to collaboration

ACPA has cultivated extensive Education, Association, and Corporate Partnerships over the years.


individuals interacting at ACPA20 in the Marketplace

we are supportive & philanthropic

The ACPA Foundation provides philanthropic support for ACPA initiatives to help further the professional development of student affairs professionals.

large group of ACPA members at the 2020 Diamond Honoree Ceremony
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