Excellence Awards

Now accepting nominations! Explore the Awards below and nominate an inspirational colleague or mentor for consideration by November 1. Links to the nomination portal can be found on each individual Award page.  

Each year, NASPA recognizes the outstanding contributions of members who are transforming higher education through exceptional programs, innovative services, and effective administration. NASPA's Excellence Awards cover eleven categories crucial to the success of students and the continued growth of the student affairs profession. Winners are recognized at that year's NASPA Annual Conference.

To see a video that overviews the submission process, click here.

To see the rubric that your nomination will be evaluated against, click here.

Current Recipients


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