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The tools and resources you need to thrive
from the nation’s largest collegiate organization in campus activities.

Access the tools and resources you need to thrive when you join the nation’s largest collegiate organization in campus activities. Since 1960, NACA has provided programs and events designed to help professional staff and students promote learning through engagement in campus life.  With over 900 member schools, NACA membership means you have access to one of the largest campus activities networking and talent buying resources in the country.

Join today and take advantage of:


Campus Activities Programming

Campus Activities Programming® magazine: Our award-winning magazine helps you stay current on interests and issues in the campus marketplace industry. Published eight times a year, each issue features articles written by school and associate members.
NACA® Spotlight: Stay in the loop on opportunities and new trends with our weekly newsletter.
NACA® Connect: Share your successes and challenges with professionals from around the country in an online community.
National and Regional Leadership Opportunities: Develop and enhance your leadership skills by serving as a NACA volunteer. Opportunities are available for staff and students at the national and regional levels.
Online Membership Directory: Searching for a particular school? Trying to locate an agency or particular type of artist or act?  NACA’s online directory makes it easy to find what you need.
Recognition: Nominate the professional who’s made an extraordinary impact on the lives of others.
Career Opportunities: NACA partners with TPE (The Placement Exchange) to promote career opportunities available on your campus.


NACA National Convention performance

NACA® National Convention: Enjoy members-only discounts when you attend the NACA® National Convention, the largest campus entertainment marketplace in the country. Held in February, this high-profile, high-energy, four-day event offers networking opportunities with other professionals, students and associate members, plus:

  • Educational sessions - Stay up to date on professional and student leadership development, programming, multicultural education, campus organization dynamics and advising, and current trends in the field of campus activities.
  • Showcases - View more than 80 live performances ranging from music and comedy to lecture and novelty/interactive programs.
  • The Campus Activities Marketplace (CAMP) - After you see the talent on stage, meet member agents and artists face to face and facilitate campus bookings.

Regional Conferences: Your school’s region is unique. Connect with others in your viscinity at one of NACA’s seven regional conferences. Highlights include showcases, educational sessions, networking opportunities, CAMP and much more. Plus, you will also receive the members-only discount.  

Block Booking: Stretch your programming dollars with NACA’s cooperative buying system, Block Booking. Member schools in close geographic proximity can book an act for a consecutive series of dates; providing the act the ability to consolidate travel and other costs. This means a reduced fee for the performance for everyone in the block.


Institutes: Discover how to build better programs on your campus with one of NACA’s nine institutes. Offered in the spring and summer for 3-4 days each, students and professional staff can hone their skills in a variety of areas including student government, student organizations, concert management, basic programming and more.
Webinars: Hear from some of the most talented individuals in the field as they present their thoughts, strategies and experiences. Also participate in a hot topics discussion in real time.


ENCORE: The Exclusive NACA Collaborative Online Resource Engine (ENCORE) is a searchable database of programs and activities submitted by NACA members for NACA members.
NACA NEXT: Are your students ready for the workforce? This new tool enables students to assess their employability skills and how their involvement in campus activities contributes to these skills.
Advancing Research in Campus Activities Grants: Have an idea to advance the profession? Our research grants are designed to encourage the development and dissemination of knowledge that has the potential to improve the experiences of college students and campus engagement.
Scholarships: Stay in the know about NACA scholarships. The NACA® Foundation offers numerous scholarships to graduate students, undergraduate student leaders and professional staff.

2017-2018 School Membership Rates:

  • ​Total Enrollment of 0 - 500: $464
  • Total Enrollment of 501 - 1,000: $579
  • Total Enrollment of 1,001 - 5,000: $694
  • Total Enrollment of 5,001 - 10,000: $834
  • Total Enrollment of 10,001 - 15,000: $949
  • Total Enrollment of over 15,000: $1,089
  • International: $519


Apply Now!

The NACA® membership year is May 1-April 30, regardless of join date.