What is JAA? The Conference of Jesuit Advancement Administrators

JAA is a professional organization of advancement staff serving Jesuit higher education in the United States.

Advancement professionals engaged in development, alumni relations, public relations and publications, and government relations are among the constituents served by the programs and activities of JAA.

The organization operates under the umbrella of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) which has its office in Washington, D.C.

Learn more at the JAA website.

Conference Hotel

The Empire Hotel
44 W. 63rd St.
New York, NY 10023

The hotel is steps away from our Lincoln Center campus.

The hotel is sold out. Reservations may be canceled up to 72 hours prior to check in.

JAA Recognition Awards

JAA presents recognition awards every other year to honor special achievement or dramatic improvement in several areas of institutional advancement among the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities throughout the United States. JAA members are encouraged to submit nominations in all applicable categories.

Learn More and Submit an Entry

Competition Categories

  • Initiatives and Special Projects
  • Publications
  • Electronic-Digital-Social Media
  • Special Events

Conference Sponsors

Learn about sponsorship opportunities and how to become a sponsor.