Professional Organizations and Conferences

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National Academic Advising Associationnacada-logo


Ohio Academic Advising Associationohaaa



OSU University Staff Advisory CommitteeUSAC

  • Advisory body to the university president by maintaining an active and participatory line of communication with the community; to provide a forum through which university staff can raise, discuss, and make recommendations; and to support the university’s mission
  • USAC comprises no more than 30 classified and unclassified staff members


American College Personnel Associationlogo


Ohio College Personnel Associationocpa-logo-02

  • The Ohio College Personnel Association (OCPA) exists to advance student learning and development. In pursuit of this goal, the association facilitates the sharing and creation of knowledge and best practices for student affairs practitioners in the State of Ohio through professional development and networking opportunities. These opportunities enhance and produce collaborative partnerships among students, practitioners, faculty, and professional associations.
  • OCPA Annual Conference – January 30-31, 2020
    • Worthington, Ohio


National Association of Academic Advisors for AthleticsN4A logo


National Association of Advisors for the Health ProfessionsNAAHP logo


National Association of Student Personnel AdministratorsNASPA logo


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