NACRAO members are affiliated with over 60 public, private, two-year and four-year institutions and organizations associated with higher learning and advanced training in and around the state of Nebraska.

The NACRAO membership includes:

  • Nebraska admissions and registration personnel
  • Regional institutions and educational organizations
  • Individuals whom have been elected to be honorary members
  • Professional affiliates

NACRAO has three types of membership:

  • Institutional
    • Degree granting institutions in Nebraska authorized by the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Post-Secondary Education
  • Affiliates
    • Non-degree granting institutions in Nebraska
    • Professional organizations
    • Out-of-state degree and non-degree granting institutions 
  • Honorary
    • Individuals who have left the higher education profession, however were a valued member of NACRAO during their time

Benefits of NACRAO

Membership has many benefits. Becoming a part of this organization gives the opportunity to do the following:

  • Access useful information from the NACRAO website
  • Connect with over 60 college institutions and higher learning organizations across Nebraska and the Midwest.
  • Expand your network of individual partnerships in Higher Ed by gaining access to all NACRAO members’ contact information in an annually updated directory
  • Be a part of the list serve allowing you to collaborate with others and exchange ideas and concerns in higher education and to learn about job postings, college fairs, educational planning programs, professional development days
  • Options to participate in committees, attend workshops, and annual conferences
  • Voting and Non-Voting membership options

Additionally, NACRAO sets members up to develop worthwhile relationships with people who do what you do at other schools in Nebraska and throughout the region. Serving on the Board of Directors, or volunteering to chair or assist on a committee looks great on a resume, helps promote your school, and truly expand your professional network. NACRAO provides the chance to connect with others when you have questions or need ideas on how to approach a challenge or incorporate a useful new concept, process, or procedure.



Kelsee Meissner
Institution: Doane University
Job Title: Associate Registrar
Phone: 402-467-9037
E-Mail: [email protected]
Board Member Position: VP for Membership