The National Campus Ministry Association is your source for resources and information related to the field of higher education ministry.

With five decades of advocacy, collegiality, and commitment to ministry in higher education, The National Campus Ministry Association offers support for personal and professional growth to those engaged in campus ministry. We are committed to working together to create a world that is open, reconciling, and affirming. We celebrate our diversities and welcome members without regard to race, gender, nationality, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental abilities or economic means.


Bethany Initiative

We are excited to announce our new Bethany Initiative, a program developed in cooperation with the Bethany Fellows program to support and sustain campus ministers in their work. Click here to learn more.

Our 2015 Annual Conference is Albion, Michigan, was a great success. We hope to see you in Boston in the summer of 2016 for another great conference!



In 2014, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of NCMA by returning to St. Louis, the site of our first conference in 1964. To mark the occasion, 55 of our “Sages” collected their campus ministry stories in a book edited by Betsy Alden entitled, Campus Ministry Memoirs: The Way It Way, 1964-2014. Collectively, they have served over 1500 years in the work of campus ministry in North America and their stories are valuable for anyone wanting to learn more about campus ministry. Click here to order a copy for yourself. Proceeds from the sale of this book benefit the National Campus Ministry Association.