The Academic and Student Affairs Division of the system office works with system institutions to identify and meet shared priorities so they can better serve their students and communities.

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The 2019 Fall Academic and Student Affairs Leadership Conference will be held at Breezy Point Resort on October 23-25, 2019.  At this time both registrations for the conference and for hotels are unavailable. Please check back here often for more updates.

Dates & Location

October 23-25, 2019 at Breezy Point Resort


The submission deadline has passed.  We are no longer accepting nominations.

For further questions please contact

Call for Proposals

The submission deadline has passedwe are no longer accepting proposals.


Please be advised that registration is a two-part process. First, we ask that you register for the conference at the rSchoolToday registration site, the conference fee is $50. Deadline for conference registration is end of day on Friday, October 11, 2019.

IMPORTANT: If you are an administrative assistant that has registered people previously, you already have an account and will not need to create a new one. Please also include the company name (Minnesota State Colleges and Universities) when you check out with a credit card.

Second, you will also need to register for your accommodations package by filling out the Breezy Point Lodging Reservation Form and email or fax directly to Breezy Point Resort at the contact on the form. Deadline for submitting the lodging reservation form is Wednesday, September 25, 2019

If you are coming down and not staying at Breezy Point, please make sure you review the Commuter Meal options listed on the form, as prepayment for meals is required.

For questions about registration please contact Cathy Rajtar.


The program will be posted closer to the event date. It will also be sent out in PDF form to the email you use to register for the conference via the rSchool today system.


There are currently two pre-conferences planned prior to the 2019 Fall Academic and Fall Leadership Conference. For registration and more information see below:

Multiple Measures Pre-Conference

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | 10am - 4pm
For more information please contact Nicole Merz.

Credentialing Pre-Conference

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | time TBD (before 1pm)
For more information please contact Satasha Green-Stephen.

Important information

Please view this important update from MnDOT concerning road closures on I-94.
The Academic and Student Affairs Division prepares a variety of reports including many that are produced for the Minnesota Legislature. Find recent reports through the links below.


Minnesota State Degree and Certificate Completion Report to the Legislature

Minnesota State Degree and Certificate Completion Report Appendix B

Minnesota State Developmental Education Plan Report to the Legislature


News and Events

Our Fall 2019 Academic and Student Affairs Equity & Inclusion Conference will be held on October 23-25, 2019.  For more information please see the above accordion for more information.

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