Careers in Student Affairs Conference

October 24, 2021

University of Toledo

The Careers in Student Affairs conference will take place at the University of Toledo on Sunday, October 24th, 2021. The Careers in Student Affairs Conference is a low-cost professional conference, designed for undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate students interested in pursuing graduate studies and careers in Student Affairs.

This year's theme is "Make Your Mark" and the conference offers opportunities to:

  • Network and build lasting connections with current and future Higher Education and Student Affairs practitioners at all levels, undergraduate students, graduate (Master’s & Doctoral) students, and faculty.
  • Discover and explore various ‘tracks’ or career paths that include Higher Education and Student Affairs.
  • Engage in a Graduate School Fair to learn about graduate and doctoral program options and requirements within and near the state of Ohio.

Regular registration for the 2021 Careers in Student Affairs Conference is currently open and will be available through Monday, October 11, 2021. The cost for attendees is $25 in person and $20 virtually.

Late registration for the 2021 Careers in Student Affairs Conference will be available on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, through Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Late registration costs for attendees will be $30 in person and $25 virtually.

The Call for Programs for the OCPA Careers Conference is now open! Please consider submitting a program proposal and encourage graduate students, new professionals, functional area experts, and others to present to an audience of students considering a career and/or advanced studies in Student Affairs. Topics should focus on the conference theme, “Make Your Mark!”, but can span a wide array of topics from professional skills and development, functional area spotlights, selecting a graduate assistantship, a topic you are passionate about, and more!

To submit a program proposal please complete the 2021 Careers Conference Program Proposal. The deadline to submit program proposals is Monday, October 11th, 2021.

Opportunities Abound!

Participate in a Graduate School Fair - learn about program options and requirements!

Network with Student Affairs practitioners and build relationship with peers!

Get motivated to seek a career in Student Affairs!

Discover career tracks in Student Affairs

Questions? Contact our Conference Co-Chairs!

Jenny Pietch

Careers Conference Chair

Ashley Metzger
Assistant Careers Conference Chair