Total number of members: 13,000 plus
What area of student affairs:
Purchasing Power of various departments or areas including:
2,100 institutions that serve a market of over 15.6 million students with an annual purchasing power of $20 billion
Virtual Engagement Opportunities
NASPA is pleased to offer a multitude of options for your company to reach the membership. No matter what your budget is, there is an option waiting for you to get in front of NASPA members. Below are are some exciting new opportunities. Please contact Fred Comparato for more information.
Sponsored Online Learning Session
NASPA has successfully pivoted to a first-class virtual educational experience for the student affairs profession. Take advantage of this engaged audience and provide to the membership a thought provocative online learning session. Sponsored sessions are offered to the membership just one time a month. Through this opportunity, NASPA will promote your sponsored learning session to the membership, facilitate it and provide your company a list of those who registered and attended. In addition, your session will be available on the NASPA web site for 12 months for members to view.
Download the Sponsored Online Learning Session Application
NASPA Sponsored Webinars
Don’t have the bandwidth to conduct your own unique webinar but still want to get your service/product out to a group that is already interested in a relevant topic? Sponsoring a current NASPA webinar is a perfect opportunity to directly reach an audience that is interested in your specific niche market. These sessions are coordinated by the NASPA staff. Visit the NASPA Virtual Learning and Engagement section of the website for the list of upcoming NASPA webinars.
Interested in promoting your product during one of the upcoming NASPA webinars begins, please let us know.
Download the Sponsored NASPA Webinar Application
Virtual Product Showcase
The NASPA Virtual Product Showcase Series is an opportunity for NASPA members seeking resources in preparation for a successful 2020 - 2021 academic year. Our members want an easy way to learn about company solutions without being inundated with multiple emails and appointments. Use this unique platform as a way to connect with members and demonstrate why your product can be their solution!
Sponsors are offered the opportunity to showcase their products and services focusing on pressing student affairs topics through live webinars. These webinars will offer an opportunity to demonstrate the utility of the product or service. NASPA members will be invited, free of charge, to the NASPA Virtual Product Showcase to participate in sponsor’s virtual presentations. The first Showcase was held July 14 and 15 and the second series of this Showcase was held September 15 and 16. Interested in participating in a future product showcase? Let us know.
Download the Virtual Product Showcase Application
E-Mails to Membership
The NASPA E-Mail Marketing opportunity is an opportunity for NASPA members seeking resources in preparation for a successful 2020 - 2021 academic year. Our members want an easy way to learn about company solutions without being inundated from multiple emails from outside companies. Let NASPA send the email to the membership on behalf of your company! This process will have a much more meaningful impact rather than your company randomly sending emails to student affairs departments. Use this unique platform as a way to connect with members and demonstrate why your product/services can be their campus solution!
Download the E-mail to Membership Application
Solutions Center (365 days/year product guide)
When members call the NASPA office and ask if we have a recommendation for a particular product or service, where can we direct them? For those companies who are already participating at one of our 3 largest events, NASPA will provide its very own unique 365 days/year Solutions Center as a resource. Solutions Center Information coming soon.
Digital Advertising Options
Looking for impactful advertising opportunities to reach NASPA’s more than 13,000 members and 17,000 subscribers? Below are our resourceful advertising options and samples. If you would you like to advertsie with NASPA, please contact Kristie Jacobsen-Jerde.
This quarterly magazine is a vital source of information and opinion for key DECISION MAKERS and influencers at colleges and universities worldwide.
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NASPA Weekly Update and Conference Attendee Emails
The Community Update is our serial Wednesday newsletter that touches on current events, upcoming professional development opportunities and new initiatives.
Conference Attendee Emails are a series of conference update emails sent to all conference attendees leading up to a conference.
Our audience becomes your audience with retargeting. Get direct access to NASPA website visitors and retarget them with your brand's ads anywhere they visit online.
Larger NASPA Events
Getting invovled at NASPA’s three largest events creates the opportunity for you to reach over 10,000 members. Explore the below opportunites to see how you can engage witgh our members.
2021 NASPA Virtual Conference March 17-26, 2021
Our goals for the 2021 NASPA Virtual Conference are clear:
Create the best, most innovative, super engaging, fun, virtual learning event you have ever attended,
Set a pricing structure that makes it affordable for every single NASPA member, and
Create a virtual space for the LARGEST gathering of student affairs and higher education leaders in the world!
Look for upcoming virtual exhibit and sponsorship opportunities that will focus on how the 2021 NASPA Virtual Conference can provide unique opportunities for your company/organization to reach your target audience as well as show a rewarding rate of return on your support!
Please contact Fred Comparato for more information.
NASPA Virtual Strategies Conferences January 12 - 15, 2021
The Strategies Conferences, provide student affairs practitioners with the knowledge and skills to effectively address collegiate alcohol and drug abuse prevention, mental health, sexual violence prevention and response, and well-being through a variety of comprehensive and integrative learning opportunities.
Visit the Strategies Conferences website for more exhibitor/sponsorship information.
Please contact Kristie Jacobsen Jerde for more information.
NASPA Conferences on Student Success in Higher Education Date TBD, 2021
The Conferences on Student Success in Higher Education focuses on assessment, persistence and data analytics, closing the achievement gap, first-generation student success, student financial wellness.
Please contact Fred Comparato for more information.
VPSA and AVP Events
NASPA meets the professional and personal development needs of its most senior members through high-quality and high-touch offerings exclusively for vice presidents for student affairs and/or associate/assistant vice presidents. Please review the upcoming programs designed for campus decision-makers, and contact Fred Comparato for sponsorship opportunities.
2020 NASPA Virtual Institute for New Vice Presidents for Student Affairs October 5-14, 2020
The 2020 offering of the NASPA Institute for New Vice Presidents for Student Affairs is going virtual! The Institute is a foundational learning and networking experience that prepares new VPSAs to be strategic decision-makers, highly-effective managers, and transformational leaders. Over an eleven-day period, members of the institute cohort will engage with the faculty, one another, and institute content through a blend of live engagement and on-demand, asynchronous opportunities.
VPSA and AVP Colleague Conversations September 17 - December 19, 2020 - a Virtual Series
The VPSA and AVP Colleague Conversations is a series of webinars for senior student affairs professionals to discuss, analyze, critique and strategize with peers. Upcoming topics include:
Thursday, October 15, 4 pm-5 pm ET: Reframing the Culture: Responding to campus and community activism and engagement related to racism, white supremacy, equity and inclusion; campus safety and relations with law enforcement agencies.
Thursday, November 19, 4 pm-5 pm ET: Recalibrating the Profession: Managing rapid change; reduction in staff, services and resources; Reduced staff and services--how to prioritize and align with academic priorities.
Thursday, December 17, 4 pm-5 pm: Revitalizing leaders: Dealing with change and crisis management fatigue; stress from months of constant change; self care and leading when you’re exhausted; modeling the way for other staff and leading through crisis
See a webinar that aligns with what you are offering to the profession? Let us know to learn more about sponsoring one of these webinars.
2021 NASPA Vice Presidents for Student Affairs Virtual Institute (held during the 2021 NASPA Virtual Conference)
More information coming soon.
2021 NASPA Virtual Institute for New AVPs January 4-22, 2021
The 2021 offering of the NASPA Institute for New AVPs is going virtual! The NASPA Institute for New AVPs is a foundational learning and networking experience designed to support and develop AVPs in their unique and challenging roles on campus. The Institute is appropriate for AVPs and other senior-level "number twos" who report to the highest-ranking student affairs officer and who have been serving in their first AVP/"number two" position for not longer than two years. Over an eighteen-day period, members of the institute cohort will engage with the faculty, one another, and institute content through a blend of live engagement and on-demand, asynchronous opportunities.
Content Specific Smaller Events (Trending Topics in Higher Education)
NASPA hosts multiple smaller virtual events throughout the year that focus on the trending topics that are occurring in higher education. Have a specialized area of expertise? Check out the upcoming events below. Please contact Kristie Jacobsen Jerde for more information.
College Autism Summit October 27-30, 2020
The College Autism Summit brings together scholars, practitioners, administrators, employers, self-advocates and their family members to discuss evidence-driven strategies that help support college students with autism and related learning differences.Transition to college, experience while in college, and transition to employment and independent living are all areas of focus.
NASPA Virtual General Assembly November 4-7, 2020
The 2020 NASPA General Assembly is going virtual! The conference will take place via remote platform from November 4-7, 2020.
Students and advisors from across the nation will gather online to be inspired, share ideas, and build exceptional peer education programs promoting strategies in health, safety, and student leadership.
Women's Leadership Institute December 9-12, 2020
The Women’s Leadership Institute is the premier professional development program for women who aspire to be senior leaders in higher education.
Leadership Educators Institute December 14-16, 2020
A partnership between NASPA, ACPA-College Student Educators International, and the National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs (NCLP), Leadership Educators Institute provides a unique opportunity for all professional levels within our field to engage in critical dialogue to promote positive sustainable change on their campuses. Due to uncertain times, the leadership team is closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation. Registration for LEI will re-open next week.
NASPA Symposium on Military-Connected Students February 25-27, 2021
The NASPA Symposium on Military-Connected Students is the association’s premiere event designed for student affairs practitioners supporting military-connected students. The symposium is your exclusive opportunity to share evidence-based practices from your campus or organization. Learn from leading researchers in the field and engage with other professionals committed to supporting military-connected students.
Check back often—we'll be making updates on a rolling basis.
The ultimate goal of our NASPA Partners is to help support NASPA’s mission forward, which is the principal source of leadership, scholarship, professional development, and advocacy for student affairs.
Want to take your support to the next level? NASPA is open to having conversations with thought leaders interested in more comprehensive plans that touch upon multiple events throughout the year so you can tell your company’s story in a smart, holistic way. Please contact Fred Comparato for more information.