Mission

The University Photographers' Association of America has produced a Best Practices for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Authentically representing our campus and community in is vital. Please share with your campus stakeholders.

The UPAA is an international organization of college and university photographers dedicated to the application and practice of photography as it relates to higher education.

Our organization is committed to photographic excellence through continuing education and networking with our professional colleagues. 
Founded November 12, 1961 by a group of New England photographers, UPAA has expanded to include members from 2-year, 4-year, public and private universities and colleges from nearly every state, Canada, Israel, Australia, Grenada, and Europe. The UPAA represents the very best in Higher Education photography from the best photographers.

The Visual History of Higher Education

In this difficult time, community is vital to maintaining our connection to our craft, creativity and each other. If you are a member of UPAA, be sure to join us in our Facebook Group

Why Attend the Symposium
2019 Symposium Video

Steven Bridges
University of Tennessee
Dissolving T
News and College Life
Amanda Pitts
Grand Valley State Univeristy
Reflecting on Anatomy
People & Portraits
Rachael Keating
Western Illinois University
Soccer kick
Sports Action
Ryan Young
Cornell University
Barely Holding On
News and College Life
Jay Drowns
Utah Valley University
Where there is Smoke
Sport Features & Illustrations
Daryl Marshke
University of Michigan
Laser Optics
Science and Research
Jeff Miller
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Campus welcomes the return of people to the Terrace
Campus Environment
Ryan Young
Cornell University
Raindrop Umbrella
General Features and Illustrations
Cameron Pollack
The Citadel
103 Degrees at Pitt Street Bridge
Personal Vision
Ryan Campbell
BYU Photo
Trail of Music
Student and Associate