Recognize a Colleague's Hard Work!
Nominations & Elections - We are always looking for outstanding SACRAO members to serve on the executive and N&E committees!  The deadline to nominate yourself or a colleague is Friday, November 11, 2022. And, you can nominate more than one person. Once you log in, the SACRAO the Nominations and Elections Submission and Activity form can both be found under the Resources Tab > Apps, Forms & Docs.
Recognition & Award Nominations - Nominations and applications for all Recognitions and Awards closes on October 28. Once logged in, you will go to Resources -> Forms & Docs and choose the appropriate category.
  • Distinguished Service Award - This highly selective and rarely given award may be conferred either to current members of the association whose contributions have been so extraordinary as to warrant special recognition while still active, or to individuals retiring from or leaving the profession whose contributions warrant special recognition.
  • Honorary Membership - This honor is reserved for individuals retiring from or leaving the profession who have made significant contributions to the admissions and records profession and who took a leadership role in SACRAO.
  • Certificate of Appreciation - This recognition is for a major direct or indirect contribution to SACRAO. Both members and nonmembers are eligible for this award.

The Benefits of Membership

Membership in SACRAO helps you increase your expertise, whether you work in admissions, registration, records, data management, international education, or financial aid.

Here's how SACRAO does it:

  • Holds annual meeting each year in February
  • Provides leadership training by strongly encouraging members to get involved
  • Offers workshops on your specific needs
  • Promotes program ideas
  • Publishes three newsletters per year, an annual journal, and a membership directory
  • Coordinates services for and with the state associations
  • Functions as a supportive "friend" of AACRAO
  • Fosters a friendly spirit of cooperation among its members
  • Provides a regional professional network
  • Additionally, membership in SACRAO allows you to access the SACRAO Job Board an excellence resource for job seekers.


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The Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers is a non-profit organization whose purposes are:


  • to provide for the dissemination of information and the interchange of ideas or problems of common interest
  • to contribute to the advancement of higher education in its fullest and broadest implication
  • to foster a friendly spirit of unity and cooperation among its members; and
  • to function as a unifying and coordinating agency among the separate state organizations of admissions officers and registrars.