Professional Development Institutes


NAGAP's Summer Professional Development Institute focuses on GEM core competencies and the needs of those who have been working in the field, or in their current positions, for fewer than three years as well as those with more experience.  Enrollment is limited; therefore, early registration is strongly encouraged.

NAGAP's Winter Professional Development Institute focuses on advanced topics and are specifically designed for graduate admissions and enrollment management professionals with five or more years of experience. They are offered in settings that promote discussion and interaction among all participants. Enrollment is limited; therefore, early registration is strongly encouraged.

NAGAP’s Fall Professional Development Institute is designed for both new and mid-career graduate enrolment professionals, and covers a variety of GEM topics in webinar format. This year's Virtual Fall Institute allows members from around the globe to take part in a week-long learning event. It is a great opportunity for institutions with limited budgets and travel constraints.

Pre-Summit Institute - in conjunction with the NAGAP Annual Graduate Enrollment Management (GEM) Summit

The Pre-Summit workshop is specifically designed as an intensive, half-day program that focuses on a specific issue affecting graduate enrollment management. Some of the past institute topics include: Developing a Graduate Recruitment Plan, Creating Graduate Education Opportunities for Veterans & Military Students, Successful Strategies for the Recruitment and Retention of Underrepresented Graduate Students, and Developing Successful International Student Recruitment and Retention Programs.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

2022 Winter Professional Development Institute

January 20-21, 2022

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa - Rancho Mirage, CA

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2022 Pre-Summit Institute

April 20, 2022

Hyatt Regency Chicago - Chicago, IL

2022 Summer Professional Development Institute

July 13-14, 2022

Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino - Las Vegas, NV

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