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

Craig Chandler
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Bee All You Can Bee
People & Portraits
Fred Zwicky
University of Illinois
Doggie Water Treadmill
Science and Research
Kendra Stanley-Mills
Grand Valley State University
Suture Lab
Science and Research
Mark Cornelison
University of Kentucky
Birds eye
Campus Environment
Nate Edwards
Brigham Young University
Jump
Sports Action
Ryan Campbell
BYU Photo
Through the Tunnel
Student and Associate
Cliff Hollis
East Carolina University
Dental Brothers
News and College Life
Jay Drowns
Utah Valley University
Athletic Aileron
Sport Features & Illustrations
Kendra Stanley-Mills
Grand Valley State University
Full Circle
People & Portraits
Matt Cashore
University of Notre Dame
Neat Seats
General Features and Illustrations
Cliff Hollis
East Carolina University
Purple Drop
Personal Vision