Mission Statement

The College Student Personnel Association of New York State, Inc. is a comprehensive professional student affairs organization. We are dedicated to fostering the development of our members; a diverse community of educators, students and scholars within higher education.

Vision Statement

CSPA-NYS provides exceptional professional development programs and networking opportunities for graduate students, new professionals and mid-level managers in higher education in New York State, and strategically partners with a number of resources to deliver on this promise. Strategic partners and resources include senior student affairs leaders, faculty in higher education, prior CSPA-NYS Board members, business leaders, companies, and other student affairs related organizations.

Inclusion Statement

CSPA-NYS promotes and recognizes the importance of fairness, equity, and social justice. We cultivate inclusion within our Association through the respect of individual identities and a commitment to providing a welcoming environment free from discrimination. We value opportunities that foster collaborative practice and the open exchange of ideas.