The NASPA Annual Conference is the premier student affairs professional development event.
With over 7,000 student affairs educators, the NASPA Annual Conference is the largest event of its kind. With featured speakers who engage participants in thoughtful reflection on the field, over 500 educational sessions presented by student affairs professionals, and networking events that both engage and inspire us to do our work on campus, this event is one not to be missed!
Why you should attend
Connect with colleagues
Share your knowledge
Discover what’s new
Challenge your thinking
Develop your professional skills
Attend powerful and innovative programming
Shape the future of higher education
Just what kind of people are our attendees? NASPA members serve a variety of functions and roles, including the vice president of student affairs and dean of students, as well as professionals working within housing and residence life, student unions, student activities, counseling, career development, orientation, enrollment management, racial and ethnic minority support services, and retention and assessment. We also have programs tailored specifically to faculty and students, so whatever your professional role or level, the NASPA annual conference has something for you.
Join us in Philadelphia as NASPA celebrates its 100th Annual Conference! NASPA offers a dynamic exhibit hall for both for-profit and non-profit entities interested in networking with student affairs professionals.
Our attendees represent a range of professional levels, and are seen as influential partners and decision-makers on their campuses.
Join over 150 organizations that will be a part of multiple dedicated exhibit hall breaks and other exhibit hall planned events for attendees.
NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession. We serve a full range of professionals who provide programs, experiences, and services that cultivate student learning and success in concert with the mission of our colleges and universities. Established in 1918 and founded in 1919, NASPA is comprised of over 15,000 members in all 50 states, 25 countries, and 8 U.S. Territories.