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Oregon CSSA Student Success & Retention Conference

  • Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel 8235 Northeast Airport Way Portland, OR 97220 (map)

Flipping the Script: Becoming Student Ready

The Student Success & Retention Conference is Oregon’s annual conference for student affairs professionals, faculty and administrators.


Student Wellness: Examples include strategies for supporting students experiencing challenging life situations such as marginalization; trauma; food, housing, or financial insecurity; unemployment/underemployment; emotional, mental, and physical health challenges; victimization; and student conduct or other behavioral concerns.

Equity and Inclusion: Examples include practices, interventions, and structural reforms that strengthen equity for all groups of students including outreach, access, student support services, basic skills, course success, completion of educational goals, and transfer.

Pathways and Partnerships: Examples include programs focused on internal (across college departments) and external (with other institutions, community organizations, agencies) partnerships to help students successfully connect, progress and complete their goals. Includes partnerships which create pathways that support strong transitions throughout students’ educational journey.

Retention and Completion: Examples include student development, learning theories, and teaching pedagogy that supports student success; curricular alignment and academic pathways; student engagement & campus connections; leading transformational change; and advising & integrated student supports reform.

Earlier Event: December 8
SACSCOC Annual Meeting
Later Event: February 14
SCTEA Annual Conference