ACPA-Michigan’s Annual #NextGen17 Conference is for undergraduate students, as well as upcoming or recent college graduates, interested in the field of student affairs.

At #NextGen17 you’ll be able to:

  • Meet with professionals from multiple functional areas in the field of Student Affairs
  • Network with Graduate School programs
  • Learn about different functional areas
  • Hear from current graduate students on their experiences
  • Find a mentor

Scroll down to see the schedule, register for the summit, and learn more about our awesome Key Note! 


Advance Registration through October 13 - Online Only

  • #NextGen17 / Sunday Only Rate: $25.00
  • #NextGen17 + Monday #ACPAMI17 Rate: $40.00

On-Site Registration on Sunday, October 22

  • #NextGen17 / Sunday Only Rate: $45.00
  • #NextGen17 + Monday #ACPAMI17 Rate: $60.00


Group registration is available for this conference. Individual conference registrations are a requirement with group registration.

The registration form allows for online payment via Credit/Debit card. You may also pay by check (please select that option during registration).

Cancellation/Refund Terms

I understand that I have until Friday, October 13, 2017 to modify or cancel my registration for the conference, which includes a full refund of the conference fee.

Unfortunately, we cannot offer any refunds for cancellations after October 13.

Please email michigan@acpa.nche.edu with any questions or issues.

Check by Mail

All checks need to be mailed to the following address, prior to the conference date:

ACPA—College Student Educators International
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC, 20036, USA
with "ACPA-MI 17" in the memo line.

On-Site by Check/Credit/Debit

For those wishing to pay on-site, but must register prior to the deadline for the advanced registration rate, you may do so by bring a check, or paying by debit or credit card. No cash, money orders, or any other form of payment will be accepted.

Please email michigan@acpa.nche.edu should you have any questions.


11:00am-11:30am | Next Gen Welcome

11:30am-1:00pm | ACPA-MI full lunch

1:00pm-2:00pm | Opening session: Is Student Affairs Right for You? | Suzy Herman, Assistant Director of Scholarship and Financial Aid, Grand Valley State University

2:10pm-3:10pm | Navigating the Grad School/Career Search | Jesi Ekonen, Associate Director, Leadership Institute, Central Michigan University

3:15pm-4:00pm | Next Gen Panel Discussion featuring new and seasoned professionals

4:00-4:45pm | Mentoring and Mentor Matching


More information coming soon! 

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