Student Affairs 101 is a program for undergraduate students and professionals interested in pursuing a career in Student Affairs. Seasoned professionals in the Student Affairs field lead the entire conference and help guide conversations based on where each person is at in their Student Affairs journey.

SA-101 participants may join in the entire virtual conference and have special programming on Friday, October 7 from 8:45 AM to 2:15 PM.

For questions related to Student Affairs 101, please contact Quincy Chapman, WCPA Immediate Past President at Or find more information on the Student Affairs 101 page.


Institution Group Registration$250September 30This registration provides your campus/institution with unlimited participants (including SA-101 students) in the WCPA 2022 Virtual Fall Conference. See additional detail below.
Individual SA-101 Registration$10September 30This registration provides you with a single SA-101 registration for the WCPA 2022 Virtual Fall Conference and SA-101 focused content. 
Institutional Group Registration

This registration provides your campus/institution with unlimited participants (including SA-101) in the WCPA 2021 Virtual Fall Conference.  Please note the following for this registration:

  • Only one campus liaison should register for this ticket.
  • Within 72 hours after registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a discount code for anyone from your campus to register for free.
  • Please share this code with participants from your campus including students attending SA-101.
  • Only participants who register with the assigned discount code will receive the schedule and virtual session links.As the liaison for your campus, you must also register with the discount code.
Individual SA-101 Registration

This registration provides you with a single registration for the WCPA 2021 SA-101 Conference.  If you believe there are more than 10 staff or students (who would typically attend SA-101) at your institution who would want to participate in the conference, consider utilizing our Institution – Group Registration for $250 for unlimited participants from your campus!

SA101 Schedule

Check out the full conference schedule for the SA-101 session links.

Thursday, October 6
10:20 AMStudent Affairs 101 Introduction and How to Navigate the Conference
Friday, October 7
8:30 AMWelcome, Announcements, and Awards (with the rest of the conference)
9:00 – 9:50 AMKeynote Speaker, Jeff Selingo
10:00 – 10:50 AMWhat it’s like to work at different kinds of institutions
11:00 – 11:50 AMPreparing for Graduate Work and the Job Search Process
12:00 – 1:00 PMLunch Break (on your own)
1:00 – 2:50 PMWhat it’s like to work in different student affairs areas
3:00 PMWrap Up