As the largest national organization dedicated to advancing communication scholarship and education, NCA serves scholars, teachers, and practitioners by providing a number of resources for its members and the discipline as a whole.
Recognition, Leadership and Networking Opportunities
Online Member Directory*
Teaching, Research, and Service Awards*
Association Leadership Opportunities*
National Convention and Other Events
Topical Conferences, Meetings and Events
Eleven Scholarly Journals‡
Communication Currents e-magazine
Professional Development Resources
Career Navigation Support*
Teaching and Learning Support
Extensive Instructional Resources*
Student, Class, and Departmental Assessment Resources
Extensive Resources for Department Chairs
Research and Funding
Grant-seeking, Writing, and Management Support*
Publishing Resources and Trends*
Grants for Advancement of the Discipline*
Advocacy Work with Public Policy Makers
Undergraduate Student Organizations
Lambda Pi Eta, Sigma Chi Eta, and NCA Student Clubs
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* Exclusively for NCA members
† Some resources are exclusively for members
‡ Subscription to one journal is included with regular and student NCA memberships; additional subscriptions available for individual purchase or through patron, life, and emeritus memberships.
§ A subscription is included with NCA membership; individual subscriptions are available for purchase.