2020 NIRSA School of Collegiate Recreation
for Mid-Level Professionals

May 17 – May 21, 2019 | Tampa, Florida

About 2020 NIRSA School for Mid-level Professionals

This event is an intensive, four-day program geared for experienced campus recreation professionals. This is a highly interactive experience that relies on common professional experience of attendees to fully participate in discussions. To successfully engage in this event, the ideal attendee should have supervision responsibilities (of professional staff members) and budget responsibilities. Attendees will usually have more than five years of professional experience. This event provides an excellent opportunity for mid-level professionals to interact with and learn from experienced, senior administrators in the field.

Topic Areas and Learning Outcomes
TBD—more specific information about this event will be available at the end of October.

This event will include a common reading book. Curriculum will usually include topics relevant to mid-career professionals including—supervision, budgeting, assessment, and other challenges in higher education and campus recreation.

Faculty : Attendee Ratio
With a faculty: attendee ratio of 1:6, this is a learning opportunity provides an opportunity to dive deep into topics relevant to mid-level professionals.

Stay tuned!

NIRSA Registry

Attendees may earn NIRSA CEUs to apply toward the Registry of Collegiate Recreation Sports Professional (RCRSP) credential.

Additional Information

More information coming soon!

The Faculty: Learn from the Pros

The Faculty of NIRSA’s School of Collegiate Recreation boasts decades of collective experience in managing campus recreation programs.


Specific scheduling information will be provided closer to the event. To inform you travel plans, the event will begin with an evening program on Sunday and conclude in the afternoon on Thursday. Attendance through the entire event is expected. Please arrange your travel plans accordingly.

Sunday, May 17The event will start with an evening program.
Specific start time is TBD.
It is recommended attendees should plan to arrive on site not later than 5:00pm
Monday, May 18Education program: ~8:00am–5:00pm
Tuesday, May 19Education program: ~8:00am–5:00pm
Wednesday, May 20Education program: ~8:00am–5:00pm
Thursday, May 21Event will conclude by 2:00pm


Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel


NIRSA event rate: $179/night


A reservation link will be distributed to attendees upon registering for the event.
Reservations must be received on or before Friday, April 17 to receive the NIRSA rate.


Registration fee is TBD pending approval of the 2020 NIRSA budget.
Currently, we are projecting a $780 registration fee.
Confirmed pricing will be posted later in October.

Looking for more information?

For more information, contact NIRSA Director of Professional Development, Kristen Gleason.