NASPA Annual Conference (March 28 - April 1, 2020 in Austin, TX): Pre-registration until September 30 2019, Late Registration from February 15, 2020 to March 30, 2020. The annual conference is the biggest event dedicated to all focus areas within the NASPA. The 2020 Call for Programs is closed.

For all assessment related conferences, meetings, and summits that NASPA endorses, visit the NASPA event page.


2020 Assessment Institute (June 23 - 26 in Long Beach, CA): ACPA's Student Affairs Assessment Institute provides a guided, curricular experience where participants can develop essential assessment knowledge and skills for their professional toolkit. The Student Affairs Assessment Institute provides a balance of instruction and hands-on experience designed to ensure attendees leave with the assessment skills and knowledge necessary to develop and execute quality assessment plans on their campuses.

Conference fee scholarships are available, check the registration page for details.

ACPA Convention (March 2 - 5, 2020 in Nashville, TN): the ACPA Convention is focused on connecting Student Affairs professionals in the commitment to student learning and development. The convention will provide space for deep engagement and reflection on assessment.

Assessment Institute

IUPUI Assessment Institute (October 13-15, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana): the nation’s oldest and largest event focused exclusively on outcomes assessment in higher education. This conference attracts a wide variety of people interested in assessment. There are several, more specific tracks, one of which is for Student Affairs programs and Services. Thus, professionals are encouraged to attend.


The Virginia Assessment Group Conference (November 13-15, 2019 in Richmond, VA): The Virginia Assessment Group celebrates over 30 years of promoting quality higher education through assessment and institutional effectiveness practices. The poster reception is a great opportunity to meet new colleagues and catch up with old ones through some facilitated questions designed to spark discussion. Posters provide an outlet for interactive discussions with conference participants about a project that has been completed or is in the developing stages. The conference includes a lunch and Virginia Assessment Group business meeting on Monday. On Monday evening, multiple dinner locations will be identified and participants have the opportunity to socialize and network outside of the formal conference events.


The NACADA Assessment Institute (January 30 - February 1, 2020 in New Orleans, LA): The Assessment Institute is a two and a half day event focused on the components of a successful assessment program as well as specific strategies and tools for developing and implementing assessment programs on your campus. Attendance is recommended if you want to develop a vision for advising on your campus, learn how to identify resources in other offices in your institution, etc. A scholarship application is available here


The Annual ASCA Conference (February 5 - 8, 2020 in Washington, D.C.): This conference is for anyone who works with student behavior. Whether it is student conduct, Title IX, behavioral intervention, academic integrity, or risk management, educational sessions from professionals across the country will be provided. If you want to learn how to be a better student conduct professional, you should attend.

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