Schedule-at-a-Glance and Full Program

We strongly encourage the use of the NASPA Mobile App for the latest on the conference schedule - you can find it in your app store.  Our program book contains valuable information about the logistics of the conference, our exhibitors, and schedule information [PDF].

To view a full online program schedule for the 2017 NASPA Annual Conference, please click here

Day 1: Saturday, March 11, 2017

  • 06:30am –
    07:30am

    Wellness Classes (Yoga, Zumba, Bootcamp, etc.)

  • 07:30am –
    05:00pm

    Registration Open

  • 08:00am –
    03:30pm

    Campus Tours (Additional Registration Required)

  • 08:00am –
    01:00pm

    NASPA Board of Directors Meeting

  • 08:00am –
    05:00pm

    NASPA Bookstore Open

  • 09:00am –
    12:00pm

    Half-day Pre-Conference Workshops (Additional Registration Required)

  • 09:00am –
    04:00pm

    Full-day Pre-Conference Workshops (Additional Registration Required)

  • 12:00pm –
    05:00pm

    VPSA Lounge Open

  • 01:00pm –
    04:00pm

    Half-day Pre-Conference Workshops (Additional Registration Required)

  • 01:00pm –
    04:00pm

    2017-2018 NASPA Board of Directors Orientation

  • 02:00pm –
    04:30pm

    NASPA Foundation Board Meeting

  • 04:00pm –
    07:00pm

    International Symposium Keynote & Reception Half-day Pre-Conference Workshops (Additional Registration Required)

  • 05:00pm –
    06:30pm

    Community Colleges Institute Reception

  • 05:30pm –
    06:30pm

    NASPA Foundation Donor Reception

  • 07:00pm –
    10:00pm

    Leadership Reception and Dinner

Day 2: Sunday, March 12, 2017

  • 06:30am –
    07:30am

    Wellness Classes (Yoga, Zumba, Bootcamp, etc.)

  • 07:30am –
    05:00pm

    Registration Open

  • 08:00am –
    12:00pm

    Community Service Project - San Antonio Food Bank

  • 08:00am –
    04:30pm

    VPSA Lounge Open

  • 08:00am –
    05:30pm

    NASPA Bookstore Open

  • 08:00am –
    03:00pm

    Doctoral Student Seminar

  • 09:00am –
    10:00am

    JASPA Mass

  • 09:00am –
    12:00pm

    Half-day Pre-Conference Workshops (Additional Registration Required)

  • 09:00am –
    04:00pm

    Full-day Pre-Conference Workshops (Additional Registration Required)

  • 12:00pm –
    05:00pm

    First Year Graduate Student Case Study Competition

  • 01:00pm –
    04:00pm

    Half-day Pre-Conference Workshops (Additional Registration Required)

  • 01:00pm –
    03:00pm

    Regional Advisory Board Meetings

  • 03:00pm –
    04:00pm

    First-time Attendee Orientation

  • 05:00pm –
    07:00pm

    Opening Session and Featured Speaker- Anderson Cooper

  • 07:00pm –
    09:00pm

    Opening Reception at Sunset Station

Day 3: Monday, March 13, 2017

  • 06:30am –
    07:30am

    Wellness Classes (Yoga, Zumba, Boot Camp, etc.)

  • 07:30am –
    08:00am

    First-time Attendee Orientation

  • 07:30am –
    09:30am

    NASPA President’s Breakfast for Faculty

  • 07:30am –
    03:30pm

    VPSA Lounge Open

  • 08:00am –
    05:00pm

    Registration Open

  • 08:00am –
    05:00pm

    NASPA Bookstore Open

  • 08:00am –
    05:00pm

    Conference Check-in & Registration Available

  • 08:00am –
    05:00pm

    Faculty Lounge Open

  • 08:00am –
    05:00pm

    NASPA Foundation Silent Auction

  • 08:00am –
    02:00pm

    2nd Year Graduate Case Study Competition

  • 10:00am –
    11:15am

    Featured Speaker- Proffesor Adam Habib

  • 08:30am –
    09:20pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 09:00am –
    03:00pm

    Exhibit Hall Open

  • 09:00am –
    10:00am

    Poster Sessions (Taking Place in the Exhibit Hall)

  • 09:30am –
    10:00am

    Exhibit Hall Coffee Break

  • 10:00am –
    10:50am

    Educational Sessions

  • 11:15am –
    12:05pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 11:30am –
    01:30pm

    Lunch Available in Food Court for Purchase

  • 12:00pm –
    01:00pm

    Past Presidents’ Luncheon

  • 12:05pm –
    01:15pm

    Exhibit Hall Sponsored Coffee/Lemonade Break

  • 01:15pm –
    02:30pm

    Featured Speaker - Chris Mosier

  • 01:15pm –
    02:05pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 01:15pm –
    02:30pm

    Featured Educational Session Speaker - Martha Kanter

  • 02:05pm –
    02:35pm

    Exhibit Hall Ice Cream Social for all attendees (dedicated time)

  • 02:30pm –
    03:20pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 03:30pm –
    04:45pm

    SA Speaks

  • 03:30pm –
    04:45pm

    VPSA Roundtables

  • 03:30pm –
    04:45pm

    AVP Roundtable

  • 03:40pm –
    04:30pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 04:45pm –
    06:00pm

    VPSA and Voting Delegate Reception (by invitation)

  • 05:15pm –
    06:45am

    Regional Business Meetings

  • 06:30pm –
    08:00pm

    NASPA Foundation Pillars of the Profession Awards Reception (by invitation)

  • 07:00pm –
    09:00pm

    NASPA Communities & Grad Prep Fair

  • 07:00pm –
    11:00pm

    Various Institutional Reception

  • 09:00pm –
    11:00pm

    NASPA Regional Receptions

Day 4: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

  • 06:30am –
    07:30am

    Wellness Classes (Yoga, Zumba, Boot Camp, etc.)

  • 08:00am –
    02:00pm

    Registration Open

  • 07:30am –
    03:30pm

    VPSA Lounge Open

  • 08:00am –
    02:00pm

    NASPA Foundation Silent Auction

  • 08:00am –
    05:00pm

    Faculty Lounge Open

  • 08:00am –
    05:00pm

    NASPA Bookstore Open

  • 08:30am –
    09:15am

    Featured Speaker - Julián Castro

  • 08:30am –
    09:20am

    Educational Sessions

  • 09:00am –
    03:00pm

    Exhibit Hall Open

  • 09:00am –
    10:00am

    Poster Sessions (Taking Place in the Exhibit Hall)

  • 09:30am –
    10:00am

    Exhibit Hall Coffee Break for all attendees

  • 10:00am –
    10:50am

    Educational Sessions

  • 10:30am –
    11:45am

    SA Speaks

  • 11:05am –
    11:55am

    Educational Sessions

  • 12:10pm –
    01:00pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 12:00pm –
    01:30pm

    NASPA Awards Luncheon (Additional Registration Required)

  • 01:15pm –
    02:05pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 02:00pm –
    02:30pm

    Exhibit Hall Sponsored Popcorn & Beverage Break

  • 02:30pm –
    03:20pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 03:30pm –
    04:45pm

    SA Speaks

  • 03:30pm –
    04:45pm

    Featured Educational Session Speaker - Ken Tanabe

  • 03:40pm –
    04:30pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 09:00pm –
    12:00am

    NASPA Tuesday Night Lip Sync Battle

Day 5: Wednesday, March 15, 2017