Upcoming Events

November 5, 2017 to November 9, 2017

2:00 pm - 2:00 pm

CACUSS New Professionals Institute 2017

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CACUSS is pleased to offer the first CACUSS New Professionals Institute (NPI), designed for those working in Students Affairs and Services at Canadian post secondary institutions. While designed with new professionals in mind, the New Professionals Institute is open to all professionals including those new to the profession, those with new or changing responsibilities, and academics or seasoned professionals looking to expand their understanding of core issues, competencies, and context of the student affairs and services profession.

The curriculum for the New Professionals Institute is designed using the CACUSS Student Affairs and Services Competencies. Participants can expect to develop core competencies in each of the eleven competency areas. A detailed program will be released in July of 2017. 

Date: November 5th - 9th, 2017
Location: London, Ontario

Draft agenda (detailed agenda will be released in July 2017):

Sunday, November 5th

2:00 - 4:00pm - Registration
4:00pm - Official Welcome and Kickoff event
Evening activity - Dinner (included), Icebreakers and Game Night

Monday, November 6th

9:00am - 5:00pm - Workshops, experiential learning opportunities, project-based learning
Evening activity - Dinner (on own), planned social event, and self-care time

Tuesday, November 7th

9:00am - 5:00pm - Workshops, experiential learning opportunities, project-based learning
Evening activity - Dinner (on own), planned social event, and self-care time

Wednesday, November 8th

9:00am - 3:30pm - Workshops, experiential learning opportunities, project-based learning
3:30pm - 5:00pm - Networking and Collaborating with CACUSS Senior Student Affairs Officers
6:00pm - Dinner (included) and NPI Graduation
8:00pm - Planned social event and self-care time

Thursday, November 9th

9:00am - 12:00pm - NPI Capstone Project
1:00pm - 2:30pm - Wrap up and evaluations
2:30pm - Departures

Program Highlights

  • Keynotes, panel discussions, workshops, and experiential opportunities covering a broad range of topics and competencies from the CACUSS Student Affairs and Services Competencies.
  • Opportunities to network with fellow new professionals, experienced colleagues, and Senior Student Affairs Officers.
  • A capstone project, which allows for participants to put new knowledge and skills to use.
  • Exciting social opportunities to build a network of colleagues from across the country.
  • Access to an online community for ongoing sharing, support, and networking.
  • Discounts on future new professional PD offerings!

Early-Bird Price (Register by September 15th!)
Registration includes all course materials, 4 nights accommodations (single or double occupancy), breakfast, lunch, nutrition breaks, dinner on two days, and networking activities. Participants are responsible for travel to London, Ontario, parking, and two meals.

CACUSS Members
Single room: $2249 + HST
Double room: $1949 + HST

Non-Members
Single room: $2449 + HST
Double room: $2149 + HST

Registration is now open and is capped at 30 participants, so register early!

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