Careers in Student Affairs Conference

2017 Careers in Student Affairs Conference 

Careers in SA 2017

Sunday, October 22, 2017
The University of Akron
Grand Ballroom of the Student Union
303 Carroll St.
Akron, Ohio 44325
8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


The Careers in Student Affairs conference is designed for undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate students interested in pursuing graduate studies and careers in Student Affairs.

The Careers in Student Affairs Conference Offers Opportunities to:

  • Participate in a Graduate School Fair where you will learn about program options and requirements
  • Network with Student Affairs practitioners
  • Get motivated to seek a career in Student Affairs
  • Meet peers interested in Student Affairs and begin to build relationships
  • Discover career tracks in Student Affairs

Schedule at a Glance

Location: The University of Akron Student Union Grand Ballroom

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM Registration & Breakfast 
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM Conference Opening
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM Program Session I
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM  Program Session II
10:40 AM - 11:40 AM OCPA Board Meeting
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Graduate School Fair

Preparing for the Job Search

(Primary Audience: Graduate Students)

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch & Keynote Address

Presentation of Awards

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Program Session III
2:25 PM - 3:10 PM Program Session IV
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Program Session V

Conference Information & Forms

Registration for the OCPA Careers in Student Affairs Conference is $30 for all attendees.

Conference Registration for Current OCPA Members and those who wish to join OCPA:

If you are a current member of OCPA, please login to the Constituent Portal and register for the conference through your account.

If you are not a member of OCPA and would like to join, please visit our OCPA Member Registration Form to complete your membership and then register through the Constituent Portal.

Conference Registration for Non-OCPA Members who do not wish to Register with OCPA:

If you wish to attend the conference without becoming a member of OCPA, please complete the Non-Member Conference Registration

Call for Programs - Closed

The Call for Programs has closed. Thank you to all those who submitted programs for this years conference.

Campus Map

Conference Registration Deadline: Sunday, October 15, 2017

For more information, contact the Conference Co-Chairs:

David Vale –

Henrique Alvim –