The Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers is a nonprofit association of institutions of higher education. We provide opportunities for the exchange of information, networking, and professional development concerning issues of common interest in the areas of registration, record keeping, admissions, recruitment and enrollment management.

Founded in 1921, MACRAO is entering its 102nd year of continuous service to students, staff, and faculty of Michigan's colleges and universities.

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2023 MACRAO Annual Conference

The MACRAO Annual Conference will be held in person November 15th-17th, 2023 at Shanty Creek Resort in Bellaire, Michigan. Our welcome session will kick off the conference at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, November 15th. The conference will conclude around 12:00 pm on Friday, November 17th. Join us as we gather to share information, learn from our presenters, and discover new ways to lead with purpose, empower teams, and drive change.

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2024 AACRAO Annual Meeting Grant Applications

Applications are open for grants to help cover registration fees for the 109th AACRAO Annual Meeting. Whether you are an early career professional or an experienced AACRAO member, we offer two opportunities to cover meeting registration costs.

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College Fair Exhibitor Registration for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024

College Fair Exhibitor Registration requests are now open for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024. Requests can be submitted through the new Michigan College Fairs website. Registration for college representatives and exhibitors will begin on June 1, 2023. 

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MACRAO connects its members on issues related to the advancement of higher education in Michigan while providing opportunities for professional development. Our membership year runs from January 1 to December 31. Applications are accepted at any time.

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MACRAO is made up of individual members from institutions of higher education in the state of Michigan.

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