The 2022 Student Organizations Institute will be June 13–16 at University of Michigan–Ann Arbor!

If you are a student organization advisor, whether a new or seasoned professional, the Student Organizations Institute offers you opportunities to network with your peers.

With a variety of engaging session formats, you will explore best and promising practices; learn strategies for risk management, advisor development, and student leadership development; and discover valuable resources to make the work that you do easier. In addition, you will be challenged to work collaboratively with your peers as you experience simulations based on real-life scenarios and as you co-create programs and activities that can be implemented on your campus.

*You must be 18 years old or older to participate.

Schedule & Learning Outcomes

By participating in this experience, you will:

  • Gain strategies and skill sets that support advancement in the area of student organization management.
  • Learn relevant trends impacting student organizations in higher education—including organization policies, inclusive practices, and best and emerging practices.
  • Develop competence in assessment, organizational leadership and management, risk management, and adapting in the changing landscape of higher education.
  • Create a network of peers who can support you through your journey.
Monday, June 13
  • Program Check-In and Tours
  • 6–8 p.m. – Welcome, Introductions, and Opening Dinner
  • 8 p.m. – Evening Activity
Tuesday, June 14
  • 7:45–8:45 a.m. – Breakfast (provided)
  • 9–10 a.m. – Deep Dive Session (Purpose)
  • 10:15–11:45 a.m. – Deep Dive Session (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Justice)
  • Noon – 1 p.m. – Lunch (provided)
  • 1–2:15 p.m. – Deep Dive (Supporting Student Organizations)  
  • 2:30–3:15 p.m. – Break Out Sessions
  • 3:20–4:05 p.m. – Break Out Sessions
  • 4:10–5:10 p.m. – Roundtable Discussions
  • 5:30 p.m. - Dinner On Your Own
Wednesday, June 15
  • 7:45–8:45 a.m. – Breakfast (provided)
  • 9–10:45 a.m. – Deep Dive Session (Issues and Trends Impacting Student Involvement)    
  • 11–11:30 a.m. – Breakout Sessions
  • 11:35 a.m.–12:05 p.m. – Breakout Sessions
  • 12:15–1:15 p.m. – Lunch (provided)
  • 1:30–3 p.m. – Deep Dive (Advising Advisors and Campus Partnerships)
  • 3:15–4:15 p.m. – Breakout Sessions
  • 4:15–5:15 p.m. – Roundtable Discussions
  • 5:30 p.m. – Dinner On Your Own

Thursday, June 16
  • 7:45–8:45 a.m. – Breakfast (provided)
  • 9–10:30: a.m. –Deep Dive (Using Data to Tell Their Stories)
  • 11 a.m.–Noon – Closing Presentation


(through May 11)
(May 12–June 8)
ACUI/NACA Nonmember$850$950
ACUI/NACA Member Commuter*
ACUI/NACA Nonmember Commuter*


*Commuter rate is for those who DO NOT need on-campus housing during the event.

Additional Options:

  • Extra Housing on June 12 (no meals provided): $64



Registration Includes

Housing on the nights of
Monday, June 13–Wednesday, June 15

Dinner on Monday, June 13

Breakfast and Lunch on
Tuesday, June 14

Breakfast and Lunch on
Wednesday, June 15

Breakfast on Thursday, June 16

If you do not already have an ACUI account, please create an account to register and be sure to affiliate your record with your institution. If you are not a member of ACUI or NACA, please select the additional nonmember fee option; records will be reviewed and nonmembers that did not select this will be invoiced any additional balances. You may find the cancellation policy here.

Travel & COVID-19 Protocols


Detroit Metropolitan International Airport (DTW) is only 20 miles from Ann Arbor, about a 45-minute drive (at the most).


The cost of lodging is included with registration, and participants will be staying in university housing.

COVID-19 Policy

The Student Organizations Institute will have measures and protocols in place to provide attendees at the University of Michigan with a high level of comfort while participating.

Mask Policy
Please find the current campus mask policy online. Participants are expected to adhere to campus policies.

Vaccinations or Negative Test
All individuals residing in university residence halls are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Fully vaccinated is defined as having received a booster shot or being within five months of a two-dose series or two months of a one-dose vaccine. Vaccination is not required for non-University of Michigan faculty, staff, and students who are conference guests and not residing in university residence halls (i.e., commuter attendees).