Join ACUI July 18–21 at Indiana University–Bloomington! ACUI is excited to bring IPDS back this year in partnership with the Indiana Memorial Union.

About IPDS

IPDS: New Professionals Orientation is the premier program for individuals new to the college union and student activities field.

Whether this is a person’s first job out of graduate school or one has made a career change into an activities or union area, this institute will provide the foundation of a successful job or career. Skills and knowledge gained during this seminar will inform and inspire participants, returning them to campus ready to contribute to advancing campus community.

Participants will:

  • Further skills in multiple competency areas, fiscal management, human resource, organizational leadership, student learning, and social justice
  • Build a network of peers from other institutions to call on for advice and continued learning
  • Gather tips and tricks directly applicable to daily work
  • Hear lessons learned and best practices from experienced professionals
  • Find solutions to common issues in the profession—whether entering the field out of graduate school or making a career change

Please contact Taylor Miotke with any questions.


Regular (through June 24)
  • Member: $550
  • Nonmember: $650
Late (June 25–July 8)
  • Member: $650
  • Nonmember: $750

Hotel & Travel

Please make your hotel reservations at the Biddle Hotel in the Indiana Memorial Union using Group Code IPDS2022. Rates are $109+tax for single queen rooms and $139+tax for double queen rooms.