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AACRAO's bi-weekly professional development e-newsletter Connect offers timely information, actionable tips, and expert guidance relevant to your career; stories about interesting colleagues doing inspiring things; and news about association services, activities and resources.

Like a virtual, on-demand AACRAO conference-between-conferences, Connect keeps professional conversations alive and helps you stay engaged with the association that advocates for and believes in your career. 


A note from the 2018 Baden-Württemberg Seminar

Oct 29, 2018

Surprising lessons include: don’t stand under a tree in a lightning storm.


Field Notes: ‘If’ and ‘when’ to amend academic records

Oct 26, 2018

4 guidelines for registrars


Ask the FERPA Professor

Oct 16, 2018

Notifying students under subpoena.


Was Hänschen nicht lernt, lernt Hans nimmermehr

Oct 15, 2018

"What little Johnny doesn't learn, old John will never learn." But the Baden-Württemberg exchange participants are going to try.


Voter turnout matters at every level

Oct 15, 2018

Vibrant local, national, and Association governments, too, require your engagement.


Student veterans: An untapped asset on campus and at work

Oct 15, 2018

Address this often-overlooked group and set the stage for success with other nontraditional populations.


Second-year slump: The honeymoon's over

Oct 15, 2018

Highlights from a special issue of SEMQ.


Field Notes: Practical change management

Oct 15, 2018

7 recommendations to help orient and integrate staff.

LesLee at Podium - TAICEP 2018

AACRAO International staff attend TAICEP

Oct 15, 2018


The board game that prepares high schoolers for college

Oct 15, 2018

Just like in real life, it comes down to how you spend your time.


What transcript evaluators need to be successful

Oct 15, 2018

How to support this essential role at your institution.


Higher ed's misconceptions about veterans

Oct 15, 2018

They bring unique assets as both students and employees.


ARSEE honors AACRAO's Janie Barnett

Oct 15, 2018

AACRAO representatives traveled to Mexico's conference for registrar and student services professionals.


Ask the FERPA Professor

Oct 2, 2018

Can student ID be part of directory information?


SEM trends: The expansion of enrollment management models

Oct 1, 2018

Independent K-12 schools, graduate schools, and international institutions are increasingly relying on SEM.


Whole-campus SEM planning

Oct 1, 2018

Tips for engaging the campus community in the development of an institutional plan.


A moral imperative: Why and how universities can support vulnerable and displaced student populations

Oct 1, 2018

Academically defensible strategies for admitting students without normal documentation.


How Georgia State has increased graduation rates and eliminated achievement gaps

Oct 1, 2018

Leveraging data and analytics, GSU now awards more bachelor’s degrees to African Americans than any other college in the nation.


Field Notes: Lessons learned from implementing a new model for providing student financial information services

Oct 1, 2018

Intentionally evolve your constituent services using evidence and metrics.


Are you “deficit-minded” or “equity-minded”?

Oct 1, 2018

Challenging how we perceive and talk about diversity and inclusion.