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, 2023

CSPA's 84th Fall Conference | November 6, 2023

In-person on the Columbia campus

Event and registration site to launch in August 2023

Become a Member
October 16, 2023

CSPA Membership for 2022-2023 publications/media

Only CSPA members can enter contests and receive Medalist Critiques.

Membership deadline for news/magazine/digital media/yearbook: June 16 August 15, 2023
Membership deadline for Fall delivery yearbooks: October 16, 2023 | Learn more