Columbia Scholastic Press Association

CSPA is an international student press association, founded in 1925, whose goal is to unite student journalists and faculty advisers at schools and colleges through educational conferences, idea exchanges, textbooks, critiques and award programs.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Fall Conference at Columbia
November 6, 2017

CSPA's 78th Fall Conference | November 6, 2017

Online registration now open

Become a Member
October 13, 2017

CSPA Membership for 2016-2017 publications/media

Only CSPA members can enter contests and receive Medalist Critiques.

Membership continues through October 13, 2017 | Learn more

CSPA's 94th Spring Convention
March 14-16, 2018

CSPA's 94th Spring Convention | March 14-16, 2018

More details to come in September 2017.

Summer Workshop registration deadline
May 21, 2018

CSPA's 37th Summer Journalism Workshop | June 24-29, 2018

Registration deadline is May 21, 2018.