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.

Online Courses

  • Admissions Counselor/Recruiter 101

    July 21, 2019 - August 2, 2019
  • Criminal Justice: 101

    March 20, 2013
    This webinar will review the different classifications of offenses, the difference between criminal and non criminal convictions and how crime classifications vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. We will discuss the many different ways that states treat young people who are arrested. This section will also cover sealing and expungement and how these affect criminal history reporting.



AACRAO Admissions and Recruitment publications available for online purchase


Admit It: AACRAO's college admissions and enrollment management podcast


AACRAO Admissions and Recruitment research reports

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