Regional Updates 

North America, Central America, & the Caribbean Regional Coordinators:
Richard Zereik (Canada)





Celebrate International Education Week, November 13-17, to promote global and mutual understanding.
International Education Week (IEM) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. IEW is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. View the promotional materials, resources, social media content to get your campus or organization involved!

CACUSS New Professionals Institute, November 5 to November 9, 2017, is designed for those working in Students Affairs and Services at Canadian post secondary institutions. The curriculum uses the CACUSS Student Affairs and Services Competencies. Participants can expect to develop core competencies in each of the eleven competency areas.

From October 23 – October 25, 2017, the NASPA Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) group will host its first LAC International Student Affairs Conference: Challenges and Meanings in Bogota, Columbia at la Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), in conjunction with the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and the UDEM- Universidad de Monterrey (México).


NASPA conference, March 3-7, 2018 Philadelphia, PA, United States
ACPA Conference March 11-14, 2018, Houston, TX, United States
ACUI Conference March 21-25, 2018, Anaheim, CA, United States
NAFSA Conference May 27-June 1, 2018, Philadelphia, PA, United States
ARUCC/CACUSS joint conference June 17-20, 2018 in Prince Edward Island, Canada


ACPA’s Strategic Imperative for Racial Justice will resources, energy, and time toward addressing racial justice in student affairs and higher education around the world. The goal is to provide leading research and scholarship; tools for personal, professional, and career development; and innovative praxis opportunities for members that will actively inform and reshape higher education.


NOTE: The above is not an exhaustive list of all events or activities within each region, but only includes the information reported by our members.  For additional details of professional organizations around the world visit the IASAS website page Links to Higher Education and Student Services Organizations

IASAS does not necessarily support or endorse the events and resources listed on this page.  It is provided here for informational purposes.