The Editorial Board of the Journal of Student Affairs is pleased to announce we are now collecting submissions for the 29th Edition of our publication. This year, we are inviting submissions on an assortment of topics within the field of higher education and student affairs, with a focus on emerging trends and current issues.

The 2019 submission deadline is October 1st, 2019 (11:59 MDT).

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Thank you!


Submission guidelines: 

Literature reviews should not exceed 3,000 words (approximately 12 typed pages, double-spaced, including references, tables, and figures) and should not be fewer than 1,000 words (approximately four pages, double-spaced). Original research should be between 3,000 and 6,000 words. Any exceptions must be discussed with the editors at the time of submission. Manuscripts must be prepared in accordance with the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.

  • For those who have multiple authors for a piece, please provide the first name, last name, email address, position title, and institution below.
  • By signing my electronic name below, I understand that the manuscript shall be owned by, and shall be the exclusive property of, the Journal of Student Affairs for use as a contribution to a collective work.

    The above named author(s) hereby assign(s) all copyrights of manuscripts and materials prepared pursuant to this agreement to the Journal of Student Affairs.

    In addition, the author(s) agrees to execute any and all documentation necessary to accomplish such assignment and/or to allow the Journal of Student Affairs to register any copyright arising from the manuscript prepared pursuant to this agreement.

    In keeping with standard practice of prior publications, the author may not use the article in part or in its entirety without expressed permission of the Journal Board, as long as the paper is cited in accordance with the guidelines of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx.