American College Personnel Association (ACPA), headquartered in Washington, D.C., at the National Center for Higher Education, is the leading comprehensive student affairs association. ACPA advances student affairs and engages students for a lifetime of learning and discovery.
Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education
The Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education is the pre-eminent force for promoting standards in student affairs, student services, and student development programs.
Center for First-Generation Student Success
The Center is the premier source of evidence-based practices, professional development, and knowledge creation for the higher education community to advance the success of first-generation students.
Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education
The John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education is a nonprofit dedicated to partnering with colleges, universities, philanthropic organizations, educators, and other entities to increase institutional responsibility for improving outcomes with teaching, learning, retention, and completion.
Midwest First-Year Conference
This regional, one-day drive-in conference provides a forum for academic and student affairs professionals to share ideas, resources, and engaging pedagogy to enhance their instruction of first-year students.
NACADA promotes and supports quality academic advising in institutions of higher education to enhance the educational development of students.
NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession.
National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS)
The National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students exists to improve the lives of transfer students.
The mission of NODA is to provide education, leadership, and professional development in the fields of college student orientation, transition, and retention.
Utah First-Year Experience Consortium
The Utah First-Year Experience Consortium is a nonprofit educational consortium of colleges and universities in and around Utah dedicated to promoting the success of first-year students, advancing first-year research, and facilitating partnerships to enhance the first year of college.