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Join NCA Interest Groups 

Interest groups are smaller communities within NCA's large membership that provide a range of resources including networking opportunities, Annual Convention programming, leadership opportunities, awards, and specialized information dissemination channels, among others. As a Student Member, you can join up to five divisions or sections at no charge—caucuses are always free! 


Join the Student Section to connect with other student members like you within NCA!Shape

Attend the NCA Annual Convention 

Each year, thousands of Communication scholars, teachers, and practitioners gather at the NCA Annual Convention to present the latest research, trends, and innovations in the field. Join us November 21-24, 2024, in New Orleans, Louisiana for the NCA 110th Annual Convention.


Participate in Regional Conferences 

In addition to attending the NCA Annual Convention, regional conferences are a great way to engage with Communication scholars and professionals local to you.  

Attend one of the following regional conferences near you! 


Western States Communication Association (WSCA) 

94th Annual Convention 
February 23-26, 2024 
Reno, NV 



Eastern Communication Association (ECA) 

115th Annual Convention 
March 20-24, 2024 
Cambridge, MA 



Central States Communication Association (CSCA) 

2024 Annual Convention 
April 2-7, 2024 
Grand Rapids, MI 



Southern States Communication Association (SSCA) 

94th Annual Convention 
April 3-7, 2024 
Frisco, TX