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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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Increasing Member Engagement With Associations

Jan 18, 2022

AACRAO and State and Regional leaders discuss increasing membership engagement and providing resources.

AACRAO Annual Meeting 2022 Coming Soon

Jan 10, 2022

AACRAO's Annual Meeting is coming in April, learn about the sessions, workshops, and more.

Ask the FERPA Professor

Jan 10, 2022

The FERPA Professor gives advice on utilizing 3rd party vendors and maintaining control of student records.

Setting the Stage to Empower Learners through Blockchain

Jan 10, 2022

Learn how Scribbles Software enables institutions to utilize blockchain for electronic student records and transcripts.

The *New Who, What, Where, When and Why for Engaging Gen Z

Jan 10, 2022

Understand how new generations are communicating and learning, and why these new avenues impact recruitment and enrollment.

Realigning A Registrar’s Office

Jan 10, 2022

Field Notes contributor, Cynthia Suter, discusses her experience evaluating, aligning, and reorganizing the registrar's office.

Unique Pathways to Leadership

Jan 10, 2022

AACRAO ASCEND participant, Anne Thurmer, discusses her pathway to her current position and her participation in the ASCEND program.

SEMQ Seeks Research on Impact of COVID-19 on Enrollment Management

Dec 27, 2021

AACRAO's SEM Quarterly seeks contributors focused on student access and success.

Ask The FERPA Professor

Dec 27, 2021

The FERPA Professor discusses updates and changes to the Solomon Amendment.

Emerging Issues in the Registrars Office

Dec 27, 2021

Stay abreast of emerging issues in the field, from alternative credentials to disciplinary actions on academic transcripts.

CLR Implementation Guide Released

Dec 27, 2021

AACRAO releases implementation guide for IMS Global Comprehensive Learner Record Standard.

Re-Envisioning Transfer - A Look Back at 2021

Dec 27, 2021

A review of changes, advancements, and progress made towards Re-Envisioning Transfer in 2021

A Recipe for Remaining Optimistic

Dec 13, 2021

AACRAO Contributor, Julia Pomerenk, outlines her recipe for remaining positive and bringing optimism to the workplace.

Announcing AACRAO’s New Veteran and Active Service Members Group

Dec 13, 2021

New AACRAO Google Group aims at building a space for Veteran and Service Member interests.

AACRAO Members Foster Success Through Coaching

Dec 13, 2021

Meet AACRAO's 2021 ASCEND cohort coaches.

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