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2020 -2021 Membership

The Membership Application for 2020 – 2021 is now available.

Wildfires Rapid Response Update

With new fires burning in Southern California,
WACAC reminds colleges of our call to be flexible with their deadlines, especially in November.

Student College Fairs

The Western Association for College Admission Counseling partnered with StriveScan to host multiple virtual fairs in place of in-person events this fall. 

2021 Share, Learn, Connect Series

Save the Date:
Wednesday, February 17th
Wednesday, March 10th

Submit Your Scholarship Application:
Due December 18th

Call for Programs:
Due December 18th

Test-optional policies

NACAC strongly endorses a student-centered, holistic approach to admission that will not disadvantage any student without a test score. We enourage you to sign NACAC’s statement to show your support for students and families who face so much uncertainty in the upcoming admission cycle.

Special Statement

Changes Made to the Code of Ethics and Professional Practice (CEPP)
on September 28, 2019
at the NACAC Conference in Louisville
Impacting WACAC Members

As most of you know, the Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC) is an affiliate organization of the National Organization for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). Part of that affiliate relationship mandates that NACAC’s CEPP is also WACAC’s CEPP.

This is why we wish to inform you of permanent changes to the CEPP that were voted on and approved by the NACAC Assembly on September 28, 2019 at the NACAC Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. These changes were proposed and approved as part of an agreement between NACAC and the Department of Justice (DOJ) Anti-Trust Division to end their investigation of NACAC through a consent decree pending approval in court. The following portions of the CEPP were removed and reflect the only areas of the document the DOJ considers restraint of trade. The following changes are effective immediately.

Welcome to WACAC

Welcome to the Western Association for College Admission Counseling.

Welcome to WACAC

The Western Association for College Admission Counseling supports and advances the work of counseling and enrollment professionals from California and Nevada as they help all students realize their full potential, with emphasis on freshman and transfer transitions to higher education and attention to access and equity for all students.

Founded in 1967, we celebrate 50 years as a non-profit organization supporting college admission counseling.


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