News and updates regarding benefits to NIRSA membership categories.

Comparative results for the NIRSA Institutional Data Set are now available

The comparative results feature is now available to participating members of the NIRSA Institutional Data Set! Participating NIRSA members may now access question-by-question comparisons of their data against other member institutions.

Announcing the new Leadership Community of Practice online community and resource library

NIRSA is excited to announce its new Leadership Community of Practice online community and resource library for members. Check out the wide array of resources designed to help your efforts around intentional leadership development.

The NIRSA Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Summit was a success

The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Commission, along with several invited guests and content area experts, met November 17-19 at Georgia Tech for the NIRSA EDI Summit. The event laid important groundwork for forthcoming resources.

We’re thrilled to relaunch the NIRSA Institutional Data Set!

In July 2016, the NIRSA Research & Assessment Committee began an intensive and exhaustive review of the IDS to identify content areas that needed additional questions or clarity. Their efforts have resulted in an IDS that builds on the strengths of the initial version and adds value to its use across the Association.

By | 2016-10-31T11:31:56+00:00 October 27, 2016|Categories: Member Benefits, Membership, Research|Tags: , |

Can campus recreation do more around intentional leadership development?

As campus recreation professionals—whether we work in aquatics or marketing, facilities or club sports—most of us are first and foremost in the business of developing students and increasing their leadership capacities. This is why leadership has been identified as one of the six strategic values of collegiate recreation.

Make sure to claim your summer travel discounts!

By Nick Zumbrun

Traveling this summer? If so, don’t forget to take advantage of the hotel discounts that your NIRSA membership provides! Your NIRSA discount will take 10%-20% off your reservation cost. So why pay full price when you can save money as a NIRSA member?

NIRSA has partnered with Red Roof InnMotel 6, and 11 […]

By | 2016-10-28T23:54:28+00:00 June 22, 2016|Categories: Member Benefits, Membership|Tags: , |

Don’t miss out on your NIRSA member discounts and rewards!

By Nick Zumbrun

Are you taking full advantage of your NIRSA membership? Did you know that you can save money on lodging, fitness certifications, NIRSA publications, and NIRSA insurance? Whether you’re spend money on business or pleasure, your NIRSA membership helps you save!

Traveling anytime soon? Make sure you check out NIRSA’s partner hotels before […]

By | 2016-10-23T21:02:47+00:00 April 29, 2016|Categories: Member Benefits, Membership|Tags: , |

Comparative results are now available in the NIRSA Institutional Data Set!

By Nicole Olmeda, Senior Assistant Director at The University of Texas at Austin and Alice Kersting

Since the NIRSA Institutional Data Set opened on its new and improved platform for data collection in February, over 430 professional members from over 200 institutions have accessed the platform or started entering their data! With such a robust […]

By | 2016-10-28T23:56:22+00:00 March 16, 2016|Categories: Member Benefits, Membership, Research & Assessment|Tags: , |

NIRSA advocates for student employees in the face of unintentional consequences from the Affordable Care Act

By Austin Anderson, Assistant Professor – Kinesiology & Sport, University of Southern Indiana, and Alice Kersting

On February 17, representatives from NIRSA met with the United States Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service to advocate for reasonable accommodations for student employees under the Affordable Care Act. NIRSA was invited to attend the meeting […]

By | 2016-10-23T21:04:10+00:00 March 11, 2016|Categories: Leadership, Member Benefits|Tags: , |

Order your NIRSA Basketball today for spring delivery!

By Heidi Cleary

How many high-quality basketballs does your school purchase each term? Each year? If you are among the many schools already purchasing the outstanding line of Spalding® TF basketballs, NIRSA is pleased to announce new details about its recent partnership with Spalding to produce a signature series of NIRSA branded basketballs.

Gopher Sport […]

By | 2016-10-23T21:04:45+00:00 February 29, 2016|Categories: Member Benefits, Partners, Sports|Tags: , , |

The new NIRSA Institutional Data Set is now open for data entry!

By Nicole Olmeda, Senior Assistant Director at The University of Texas at Austin and Alice Kersting, NIRSA Special Projects Coordinator

The new NIRSA Institutional Data Set is finally open for data collection! Professional members will soon be invited via an electronic mailing to log into the platform through the NIRSA website and begin entering their […]

By | 2016-10-28T23:57:24+00:00 February 22, 2016|Categories: Member Benefits, Membership, Research & Assessment|Tags: , |

The new NIRSA Institutional Data Set platform will open for data collection in late February!

By Nicole Olmeda, Senior Assistant Director at The University of Texas at Austin and Alice Kersting, NIRSA Special Projects Coordinator

Thanks to generous support from donors to the NIRSA Foundation, the NIRSA Institutional Data Set is well on its way to transitioning to a new and improved platform hosted by Dynamic Benchmarking! Now […]

By | 2016-10-23T20:46:15+00:00 January 29, 2016|Categories: Member Benefits, Membership, Research|Tags: , |

The NIRSA Institutional Data Set is transitioning to a new and improved online platform!

By Nicole Olmeda, Senior Assistant Director at The University of Texas at Austin and Alice Kersting, NIRSA Special Projects Coordinator

With the generous support of donors to the NIRSA Foundation, the NIRSA Institutional Data Set is being overhauled and moved to a new online platform. The new platform will be hosted by Dynamic […]

By | 2016-10-23T20:46:57+00:00 December 18, 2015|Categories: Member Benefits, Membership, Research|Tags: , |

The NIRSA Salary Calculator is now available!

By Cory Granholm

The 2015 NIRSA Salary Survey represents thousands of salaries in the collegiate recreation field compared by numerous factors, including: position, university size, department size, average staff size, composition relative to enrollment, and operating budget. The results of this valuable report were released this past summer; the report is available to all […]

By | 2016-10-23T20:49:59+00:00 October 1, 2015|Categories: Member Benefits, Membership, Research & Assessment|Tags: , , |

As a NIRSA member, you’re eligible for discounts and rewards

By Heidi Cleary

Going back to school means learning new things and making exciting discoveries—and NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation wants to make sure you’ve discovered that there are additional benefits to your membership!  Whether you’re looking for certifications for sport clubs and group exercise or for a place to stay when traveling to events, […]

By | 2016-10-23T20:50:25+00:00 September 23, 2015|Categories: Member Benefits, Membership|Tags: , |