Call for Proposal Submissions & Reviewers: 2022 CACUSS Conference

December 6, 2021

You are invited to submit a proposal to present at the 49TH?Annual CACUSS Conference! Our successful 2021 conference brought together over 1800 student affairs professionals from across Canada. The virtual format offers accessibility and affordability for presenters and participants to share?best practices, research, procedures?and?programs?related to student learning, success, and wellness. We want to take this opportunity to critically reflect on the important conversations that have taken place in the last two years and to add diverse perspectives to help our colleagues think and act. 
Presenting at the CACUSS Conference - whether individually or with colleagues - provides a rich opportunity for you to share your knowledge and experience, to gain new insights, and to exchange ideas and information and demonstrate mastery of your digital and technological competencies as a Student Affairs Professional. 
As part of our commitment to provide quality content, all sessions must contain future forward conversations about how our work is changing, innovative new ways of working, and how student needs have changed and how we are meeting those needs.? How are we addressing inequities and racism on our campuses? Where are there opportunities for Student Affairs professionals to take action and learn given the ongoing complexities of our communities?? Presentations must be engaging and interactive, designed to be presented virtually. Proposals are due by January 5, 2022.

*CACUSS will be planning some regional, in-person elements of the conference to be announced in Winter 2022. However all concurrent sessions/presentations will be offered virtually. 


  • Be presented 'live' on their scheduled date and time 
  • Be accessible, as per 'Minimum Expectations of Conference Presenters' 
  • Be recorded for future viewing 
  • Be engaging and contain future forward ideas and thinking
  • Feature Student Affairs Professionals who have registered for the CACUSS 2022 Conference 

Please click here to apply.

Program Review Rubric
Learning Outcomes Development Guide
CACUSS Competency Model
CACUSS Competency Reflection
Minimum Expectations of Conference Presenters 

Call for Proposal Reviewers: 2022 CACUSS Conference

All CACUSS members are invited to be peer reviewers as needed. Reviewers will receive their assigned proposals by January 17, 2022, and are expected to complete all assigned reviews between January 17, 2022 – February 18, 2022. We anticipate that each reviewer will be responsible for 5 - 10 anonymous proposals. The anticipated time commitment is 3 - 5 hours. 

We will be matching reviewers with submissions based on the core competencies that best match your area of expertise, and you will get the chance to select from the following:

  • Communication 
  • Emotional and interpersonal intelligence 
  • Intercultural fluency 
  • Indigenous cultural awareness 
  • Post-secondary acumen
  • Equity, diversity and inclusion
  • Leadership, management and administration
  • Strategic planning, research, and assessment
  • Student advising, support and advocacy
  • Student learning and development
  • Technology and digital engagement 

Please click here to apply