About the MENASA Conference
Our annual conference offers a forum for professionals from all over the world to continue conversations about the role of Student Affairs & the adaptability in methods of providing continuous support. Sessions will focus on methods of transforming support systems, issues of social responsibility, cultivating adaptability & harnessing digital resources to impactfully connect in a unique & innovative way.
In an Era of seismic shifts, the mix of skills required to successfully support students continues to expand. This conference seeks to address innovation in social inclusion, identification in emerging research, and best practices for restructuring the role of student affairs around current societal changes.
Join us as we aim to navigate towards a sustainable and creative new philosophy of experiential learning in student development.
15th Annual MENASA Conference learning outcomes:
Engage in critical dialogue around the innovation and adaptation of student affairs.
Exchange insights on best practices and initiatives relative to the development and growing importance of student affairs with scholar-practitioners in the MENASA region and globally.
Understand how to evolve current student affairs practices and strategies to better support student development and social responsibility in an uncertain time.
Connect with an expansive network of international leaders, researchers, and current student affairs professionals.
Identify emerging research and practices in student affairs around current societal changes that have caused the restructuring of higher education and student affairs.
Registration for the MENASA Conference
Registeration Is Open!
Registration as a member is based on individual membership status. You can join as an individual member at the $75 rate. This gives you the conference registration and a year of membership for less than the non-member registration fee. Visit the Membership section of the NASPA website to learn about membership types. NASPA Membership
Ends January 21, 2021
| Regular Registration
Ends February 18, 2021
After February 18, 2021
|$49 USD||$69 USD||$79 USD|
Registration & Membership
|$124 USD||$144 USD||$154 USD|
|$169 USD||$189 USD||$199 USD|
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How to Register
Step #1: Select if you want to purchase a NASPA membership (NASPA members receive the registration discount rate). If you are already a member, you can renew your membership here and add 12 months to your current membership. If you do not wish to join or renew your membership, select Do Not Wish to join.
Step #2: If you have selected that you want to purchase a NASPA membership in Step #1, select both boxes for Membership and Registration. The registration is listed at full cost but you will receive the registration discount rate.
Step #3: If you are already a NASPA member and you do not want to renew, select Registration Only. No need to select any of the boxes in Step #2. The registration is listed at full cost but you will receive the registration discount rate.
Step #4: Complete the registration form.
Step #5: If you are not a NASPA member and you would like to purchase NASPA membership, please include the coupon code - 2021MENASA at check-out. You will only be charged the membership rate.
Please note that if you are a NASPA member, you do not need to include the coupon code. If you use the coupon-code, your registration may be voided.
Please note that if you are not a NASPA member and you do not wish to become a NASPA member and you use the coupon-code, your registration may be voided.
Refunds will be given for cancellations, received in writing by February 1, 2020, less a $25.00 processing fee. In addition, a processing fee of $50.00 per registration will be charged for credit cards declined.
For a comprehensive listing of NASPA registration policies, please visit this page.
Janelle Nicole Rahyns
Register Online for 15th Annual MENASA NASPA Conference (Virtual)
Reshaping Student Affairs & Services: An Era of Adaptation, Social Responsibility, and Evolving Support
Schedule for the MENASA Conference
The schedule will be designed to provide participants with interactive and engaging programming, opportunities for deeper discussion, and networking. As details are finalized, this schedule will be updated.
2021 MENASA NASPA Conference Session Abstracts
Tentative 2021 MENASA NASPA Conferences Schedule
All times are Arabia Standard Time and are subject to change
Call for Programs: Closed
2021 MENASA NASPA Call for Programs - Closed
The 2021 Planning Committee seeks engaging and innovative proposals that examine and question Student Affairs practices and their integration into Campus, especially during this pivotal time. In an age of changing ways to deliver services, communicate, and apply technology this conference invites dialogues and presentations around topics related to:
- virtual learning and student engagement
- mental health, well-being and resilience
- support services and collaborations
- innovation, technology and best practice
- support services and collaborations
- innovation, technology and best practices
- student affairs competencies
- preparing for the future
- other related topics on Higher Education and Student Affairs.
Please contact NASPA if you have any further questions about submitting a program proposal for the 15h Annual MENASA NASPA Conference. For other questions feel free to contact the Area Director.
MENASA Area Director