About OCSPA

The Oklahoma College Student Personnel Association is a network of student personnel colleagues around the state who support each other and encourage those entering the exciting field of student services.

Mission

The Oklahoma College Student Personnel Association is dedicated to the advancement of the profession of college student personnel work by promoting sound college and university personnel practices; promoting cooperation among institutions and individuals within the state and within the various student personnel specialties; promoting understanding of our profession and providing opportunities for leadership and professional growth.

What We Do

The association provides a myriad of professional development opportunities to student service administrators. The OCSPA Annual Conference in spring brings nationally known professional speakers to broaden our knowledge base on current issues in the field. Colleagues from both administrative and faculty perspectives give informative presentations on student trends, legal issues, and a host of topics relevant to the student personnel administrator at any size or type of institution.

Constitution

OCSPA operates through its constitution and included amendments and bylaws. Click here to view the full constitution.

Current Board

Each board is elected during the annual conference. All individual members have the opportunity to nominate, vote and be elected to a position on the board. Members volunteer their time preparing for the OCSPA annual conference. View and connect with the Current Board here.

Membership

Individual membership is open to any person who is actively involved in college and university student personnel work and who resides or is employed in the state of Oklahoma. Find out more about about membership in our constitutionMembership in this Association shall be open to all persons regardless of ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, religion or ability.

COSA

The Council on Student Affairs serves as a key advisory council to the chancellor, OSRHE staff and other state officials regarding issues and policies affecting the welfare and development of students enrolled in the Oklahoma higher education system. The council also serves as a forum for student affairs officers to discuss matters of common interest, conducts studies and issues reports designed to strengthen co-curricular programs and student support services at Oklahoma higher education institutions.

Visit the COSA page here.