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Host an NACA® Institute on Your Campus!


The National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) is seeking an expression of interest from our member schools to host one of our summer institutes on your campus. NACA has produced successful institutes throughout the nation for more than 20 years. Our institutes provide students, advisors and campus activities professionals with hands-on learning opportunities, professional development skills networking opportunities, and other knowledgeable tools that they can take back to their campuses.

What are the benefits of hosting an institute on your campus?

  • Opportunity to promote your school’s services and extend learning opportunities
  • Additional revenue for your school
  • Up to two complimentary institute registrations for students and/or professionals who provide significant support to the institute on their host campus.

We are seeking host sites for the following institutes in 2017:

Huge Leadership Weekend – The event facilitates student development and growth in a variety of areas that will assist students in enhancing their collegiate experience as a student leader.

S.P.I.R.I.T. Institute – Participants are provided guidance with creating, implementing, revamping, or sustaining successful traditions and programs that evoke school spirit and pride.

Programming Basics Institute – New student programmers learn essential skills necessary to produce campus programs and events.

Concert Management Institute – Participants gain a better understanding of large scale event management through hands on learning.

Student Government Institute-West – Student government representatives participate in a series of workshops that focus on leadership skills, relationship building with campus staff and defining the role of student government.

Student Government Institute-East – Student government representatives engage in activities that enhance personal leadership and help define the role of the student governments as liaisons for students and organizations.

A formal Request for Proposal (RFP) will be sent to interested institutions. For more information, contact School Services Manager Dionne Ellison ( no later than Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Please include within your message the name(s) of the summer Institute(s) you're interested in hosting.

Note: NACA summer institutes are currently undergoing a comprehensive program review (CPR). Although NACA is seeking an expression of interest from our member schools, we cannot guarantee all listed institutes will be offered in 2017.