Admissions & Recruitment

Guidance & Recommendations

Student Identity

Released in 2019, to provide guidance for AACRAO members and their institutions on serving transgender students and students who wish to update their gender marker, change their legal name, use a chosen name, or designate a pronoun.



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For the Record: Looking back at the past week

Jan 11, 2021

Host Doug McKenna unpacks the coup attempt.

AACRAO hosts final showcase on Comprehensive Learner Records

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Join the free virtual event: January 26 and 27.

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Jan 11, 2021

Recommendations for transfer student advising.


Ask the FERPA Professor

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Is it a FERPA violation to provide teaching assistants gradebook access?

Meet Anita Nuñez Cepollaro, AACRAO’s new Director of Corporate Partnerships

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Help us welcome her to the team.

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Catch up on recently-passed legislation that you might have missed

Jan 11, 2021

These important bills will impact higher education this year.

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Field Notes: Is technology helpful or holding us back?

Jan 11, 2021

Tips for managing new solutions.

All new AACRAO Research report layout coming soon

Jan 11, 2021

Stay tuned for this page update in early February.

New year’s resolutions for AACRAO: Advocacy, engagement, and leadership

Jan 11, 2021

AACRAO board members look ahead.

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AACRAO international year in review

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ICYMI: Catch up here and stay on top of your game.

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Are you the next Enrollment Management leader?

Dec 15, 2020

Research reveals interesting opportunities in the field.

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AACRAO Book Club: Have you read anything great lately?

Dec 14, 2020

You're invited to lead one of our lively monthly discussions.

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AACRAO to release tool to help institutions align with global credential recognition

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Supporting student mobility despite U.S. withdrawal from UNESCO.

The wait is almost over!

Dec 14, 2020

AACRAO is excited to finally host Ibram X. Kendi and Joel Zeff -- and bring our Annual Meeting to a virtual format.

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MyCreds: Canadian registrar association launches national credential wallet

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