2023 Admission Counselor University (ACU)

Thank you to the 2023 host site Central College!

ACU brings together new admission professionals for networking, learning tips and professional growth in a relaxed atmosphere. 

Focus areas include building relationships with high school counselors, colleagues, prospective students, team building, travel and territory management

Colleges to Counselors (C2C) - October 24, 2023, 9am-2pm
Location: Simpson College

 C2C provides an opportunity for Iowa ACAC member colleges & organizations to share institutional updates with high school counselors.

What you get:

  • Post-Secondary Institutions: You will have a few minutes to present any important information or changes at your institution that you would like to share with high schools. 

  •  High School Counselors & CCTCs: C2C is an opportunity for you to learn about multiple post-secondary options, plus there will be an ICAN presentation on FAFSA changes coming for the upcoming year! Registration is FREE! 

The cost for colleges to attend:  $75 
There is no charge for school counselors to attend.

The event will include a college fair for networking and to hand out promotional literature. (No swag!)  Lunch is included for school counselors and college admissions professionals.

Schedule Overview:

9 am: Check in & optional 45 minute campus tour
10 am: Welcome & College Presentations
10:45 am: College Fair
11:15 am: College Presentations 
12 pm: Break & College Fair
12:30 pm: Lunch provided to all participants
1pm or 1:30 pm: ICAN Speaker
2 pm / End of Day: Optional 45 minute tour / Depart Campus

Register Now - Deadline is October 10! 

C2C Registration for College Admission Counselors 
C2C Registration for School Counselors/CCTCs


The Ride

This free, three-day bus tour provides a door-to-door, first-hand look at college campuses and what each school offers students. Each year the RIDE's region of travel changes, taking counselors to a variety of colleges in a specific region for tours, hands-on learning, meals and even overnights in residence halls.

 Lend a Hand!

Would you like to be involved with one of our committees? We welcome members who want to be more involved and assist with the mission of Iowa ACAC. Simply email us at [email protected] and someone will contact you!

Questions about Iowa ACAC's Professional Development opportunities?  Contact Iowa ACAC Professional Development & Practices Chairperson Emily Hannon

Professional Development & Practices Committee

Emily Hannon, St. Ambrose University, Chair
Drew Shradel, Cornell College

John Peterson, University of Northern Iowa
Conner Ellinghuysen, Buena Vista University
Adeara Jean London, Cornell College
Ranae Molkenthin, Indian Hills Community College
Dawn Barnes, Simpson College
Abby Martin, Iowa College Access Network
Hannah Hostetter, Cornell College
Jennifer Johnson, Iowa State University
Jessica Klein, University of Iowa
Terri Crumley, University of Northern Iowa