Focus Areas

Higher education is constantly evolving and the field of student affairs is called to continually improve our practices to support the success of today’s student. Holistic student development requires a focus on a broad span of topics like student mental health, equitable and inclusive practices and communities, and the impact of law and policy shifts. Student affairs professionals are facing challenges that require us to be more informed, more collaborative and more innovative in approaches to our work. Within our Focus Areas you’ll discover resources, opportunities, and conversations around the topics most critical to our profession and our students. Pick a focus and explore NASPA through the lens of your passion.