Purpose, Values, Vision, and Mission


The purpose of AACRAO is to serve and advance higher education by providing leadership in academic and enrollment services.


Accountability --- Collaboration --- Inclusiveness --- Innovation --- Inquiry --- Integrity --- Learning


AACRAO will be the leading authority in academic and enrollment services.


The mission of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) is to provide professional development, guidelines and voluntary standards to be used by higher education officials regarding the best practices in records management, admissions, enrollment management, administrative information technology and student services. It also provides a forum for discussion regarding policy initiation and development, interpretation and implementation at the institutional level and in the global educational community. For more information see the Association's Articles of Incorporation.