Affiliate entities are an important part of the campus public safety community. They include groups such as federal agencies, associations serving institutions of higher education, and professional and nonprofit organizations. We have compiled a list of these affiliates, listed alphabetically, for your easy reference. This is a "living list" that will continue to grow and expand over time. We encourage you to regularly visit this list for updates.
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
With more than 10,000 members worldwide, NAFSA: Association of International Educators is a nonprofit association committed to international education and exchange, working to advance policies and practices that build global citizens with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in today's interconnected world. NAFSA believes that international education advances learning and scholarship, fosters understanding and respect among people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and is essential for developing globally competent individuals.
NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
NASPA is an association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession. NASPA serves a full range of professionals who provide programs, experiences, and services that cultivate student learning and success in concert with the mission of our colleges and universities. Established in 1918 and founded in 1919, NASPA is comprised of over 15,000 members in all 50 states, 25 countries, and 8 U.S. Territories. NASPA members serve a variety of functions and roles, including the vice president and dean for student life, as well as professionals working within housing and residence life, student unions, student activities, counseling, career development, orientation, enrollment management, racial and ethnic minority support services, and retention and assessment.
National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance)
The Action Alliance is a public-private partnership with a mission to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP) by championing suicide prevention as a national priority, catalyzing efforts to implement high priority objectives of the NSSP, and cultivating the resources needed to sustain progress.
National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV)
NAESV's mission is to provide a missing voice in Washington for state coalitions and local programs advocating and organizing against sexual violence and for survivors. NAESV educates the policy community about federal laws, legislation, and appropriations impacting the fight to end sexual violence. Its team of experts and advocates publish written analysis, track legislation, provide media interviews, and advise members of Congress and the executive branch.
National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Professionals (NACCOP)
NACCOP provides a professional association for Clery compliance officers and professionals to collaborate with each other, and share resources and best practices. Members are also offered opportunities to participate in professional development engagements which support colleges and universities in their efforts to comply with the Clery Act. NACCOP delivers members with resources to enhance their knowledge of the Clery Act by offering education and training opportunities for the employees who are acting as Clery Compliance Officers on college campuses as well as information about Clery related news and legislative updates.
National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)
The Association's purpose is to enhance legal assistance to colleges and universities by educating attorneys and administrators as to the nature of campus legal issues. It has an equally important role to play in the continuing legal education of university counsel. In addition, NACUA produces legal resources, offers continuing legal education programming, maintains a listserv and a variety of member-only web-based resource pages, and operates a clearinghouse through which attorneys on campuses are able to share resources, knowledge, and work products on current legal concerns and interests.
National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)
NACUBO is a membership organization representing more than 2,100 colleges and universities across the country. NACUBO specifically represents chief business and financial officers through advocacy efforts, community service, and professional development activities. The association's mission is to advance the economic viability, business practices and support for higher education institutions in fulfillment of their missions.
National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE)
NAWLEE is a non-profit organization sponsored and administered directly by law enforcement practitioners. Their mission is to serve and further the interests of women executives and those who aspire to be executives in law enforcement. The general purpose of NAWLEE is to promote the ideals and principles of women executives in law enforcement; to conduct training seminars to train and educate women executives in law enforcement; including but not limited to the areas of leadership, management, and administration; to provide a forum for the exchange of information concerning law enforcement and generally fostering effective law enforcement.
National Center for Biomedical Research and Training (NCBRT)
The NCBRT at Louisiana State University offers Department of Homeland Security (DHS)-certified courses covered under DHS's Homeland Security National Training Program. As a DHS primary training provider, the NCBRT can offer this vital training in the areas of awareness, performance, and management and planning through direct delivery and online at no direct cost to your agency. The NCBRT is one of the seven members of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium.
National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP)
The NCDP at Columbia University’s Earth Institute is an academic research center with a previous affiliation at the Mailman School of Public Health from 2003-2013. NCDP carries out research that helps us prepare for, respond to, and recover from large-scale disasters — including hurricanes, earthquakes, nuclear accidents, pandemic flu, and terrorist attacks. NCDP’s approach combines research, policy work, education, and high level advocacy to ensure that the best thinking, and best practices, become part of our national disaster preparedness and recovery work. Training is a vital part of NCDP’s mission. The Columbia Regional Learning Center provides both web-based and in-person trainings for public health workers, local and regional governments, and public health, hospital, and community partners. NCDP trainings include day-long disaster simulations for counties, in which many local agencies participate.