Whether you're an undergraduate student just starting to think about a career in student affairs or you're in your final year of a doctoral degree, NASPA offers a range of affordable membership options that will you help you on your way to becoming a student affairs professional.

As a student member, you are enabling yourself to gain skills, knowledge, and experience outside the classroom, make important connections with professionals in your region, and get access to key resources that will help you build the career you want.

Student Member Benefits

  • Discounted registration on all NASPA events, including NASPA Annual Conference, Regional, and Constituent Group events.
  • Professional development opportunities including reviewing programs and presenting at a NASPA conference, workshop, or events.
  • Access to searchable online Member Directory.
  • Member rate on NASPA publications (up to 33% discount).
  • And much more! View the full list of NASPA membership benefits.
Member Type Price
Click the "Buy" button to enter the NASPA membership join process. You will be asked a series of questions to determine which of the student membership types below is most appropriate for you.

Undergraduate Student Affiliate
Undergraduate students considering a career in student affairs. Must be sponsored by a professional staff member who is a NASPA member.
Masters Graduate Student Affiliate
Students who are studying student affairs and are not full time employees of any institution.
Doctoral Affiliate
Membership for doctoral students who are studying student affairs and are not full time employees of any institution.
NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program
A semi-structured mentoring program for historically disenfranchised and underrepresented undergraduate students wishing to explore and better understand the field of student affairs and/or higher education. Learn More about NUFP.

For an additional $90, any membership can be upgraded, gaining an additional $180 worth of benefits, including:

  • Subscription to NASPA's quarterly magazine, Leadership Exchange
  • Print copies of select Research and Policy Institute briefs, including the 5 Things series
  • NEW: "Starter Pack" of On Demand Online Learning Modules from your choice of select content areas 
  • Choice of one complimentary copy of select NASPA book titles 
Member Type Price
Student Membership Upgrade

You will be given the option to purchase an individual membership upgrade during checkout as you create/renew your NASPA individual membership. If you would like to add an upgrade on to an existing membership, please contact us at 202-265-5700.