November 10 - 14, 2018
AACRAO's Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) Conference is recognized as the foremost provider of practical solutions, promising practices, training, research, and guidelines for enrollment management practitioners looking to maximize student success, improve operational efficiency, and enhance the financial well-being of their institution.
The SEM Conference brings together a comprehensive lineup of experts, researchers, and practitioners—who showcase both the core concepts that are the foundation of SEM, as well as new and best practices. There is no better time to navigate the changing landscape and position yourself to maximize your students' and institution's success.
Registration & Information:
July 16 - 20th, 2018
Summer Institute for International Admissions will teach best industry practices for the evaluation of foreign credentials and its application on the job. Attendees will gain a thorough knowledge base of educational systems around the world. Detailed hands-on practice evaluating authentic foreign credentials in a collaborative environment will allow participants to demonstrate the capability of determining credential comparability and admission eligibility.
More Information & Registration: www.aacrao.org/events-training/international-insititutes/summer-institute
July 8 - 10th, 2018
"How can you integrate technology and transfer best practices into campus operations to support your institution's academic policies and mission? For many institutions, creating a transfer-friendly environment is a key strategy as students continue to transfer at higher rates. In addition, the use of technology is integral to enrollment strategy, and the activities of the registrar, admissions, orientation, and retention staff are often the critical difference between institutional success and failure. AACRAO's Technology & Transfer Conference offers more than 90 sessions and presentations from experts who can help you discover answers to this question. Join the conversation and network with some of the most innovative professionals in higher education."
More Information & Registration | https://www.aacrao.org/events-training/meetings/technology-transferwww.aacrao.org/events-training/meetings/technology-transfer
With over 200 sessions and a range of full- and half-day workshops, roundtables, and special interest gatherings, the AACRAO Annual Meeting brings together more than 2,000 higher education administrators focused on professional development and networking. The Annual Meeting addresses the issues facing today’s campuses, provides goals and guidelines for meeting those challenges, and offers a forum for learning and sharing experiences
Held at the Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN.
MORE INFORMATION: http://www.aacrao.org/professional-development/meetings/current-meetings/2017-aacrao-annual-meeting
Professional Development Opportunity, hosted by AACRAO.org!
Increased financial aid regulations are driving academic and student process requirement changes, which requires student services departments to collaborate. Loma Linda University will address three ways the offices of University Records and Financial Aid have collaborated for the benefit of the institution and the student: (1) enrollment reporting, (2) non-term registration, and (3) program withdrawal. Come hear the process of working together and of creating a system that is compliant with regulation requirements and beneficial for the student.
December 8th, 2-3pm
Hosted by AACRAO, the College Board, & NACAC
This is a joint 3-part webinar series to provide information and resources to college admission officers, with focus on the recent changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This series aims to help admissions officers better understand the move to an earlier submission date.
You may register for free and watch anytime by clicking each webinar's respective link below.
Part 1: Prepping for Prior-Prior Year: Key Questions for Admission Offices
Developed to help identify opportunities, challenges, and factors to consider to assure a successful transition. Real-life examples from colleagues across the country are also shared. (58 minutes in length)
Part 2: Essential Information for "Road Warriors": Helping Admission Staff Talk with Students and Families about the 2017-2018 FAFSA (Registration required [free])
Admission recruiters are often the first point of contact with families regarding the financial aid process. The 2017 – 2018 FAFSA will be available in October 2016 and recent changes (Prior-Prior Year / Early FAFSA) have created questions and concerns. In order to effectively communicate these changes to this population, admission staff need to be adequately prepared before they hit the road. In this webinar, presenters will discuss best practices in preparing admission officers to speak about early FAFSA to students and families. (1 hour in length)
Part 3: Practical Implications for the 2017-2018 FAFSA on Admission and Enrollment Management Offices (Registration required [free])
In this third and final webinar, you will receive the latest update from a Department of Education, Federal Student Aid representative on the issue, as well as a review of an AACRAO Sixty Second Survey on institutional responses to the changes. You will also hear from presenters who will discuss how their offices are handling the changes. (1 hour in length)
March 20-23, 2016 | Phoenix, AZ