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 7, 2022

CSPA's 83rd Fall Conference | November 7, 2022

In person on the Columbia campus

Online registration to open in May 2022

Become a Member
June 30, 2022

CSPA Membership for 2021-2022 publications/media

Only CSPA members can enter contests and receive Medalist Critiques.

Membership deadline for news/magazine/digital media/yearbook: June 13 June 30, 2022
Membership deadline for Fall delivery yearbooks: October 17, 2022 | Learn more

CSPA's Summer Journalism Workshop 2022
Register for open classes now!

This year's Workshop to be an online-only experience this year!

Join print and digital student journalists for intense online training.

Follow this link for more information.