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Program of the Year

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NACURH and one of its professional counterparts, ACUHO-I (the Association of College and University Housing
Officers-International), recognizes the most outstanding student-implemented program concerning residence
halls through Program of the Year (POY). This award was created in an effort to recognize the high level of initiative and professionalism that exists on the student level. Programs must have been presented between the dates of October 2, 2022 and November 9, 2023.

Program of the Year Timeline

Sunday, December 10, 2023 at 11:59pm HST:  Bids are submitted Bids, POY application, newsletter article, and Presenter’s Commitment Verification Form must be submitted to the NACURH CRC at

Friday, December 15, 2023: Confirmation/disqualification emails sent to schools by CRC after verification that bids meet NACURH policy requirements. Bidding schools will be granted an opportunity to correct policy violations, should they exist, by a specified date.      

2023 Winning Program of the Year Bid

January 2-7, 2024 NACURH Semi-Annual Business Meeting: NACURH Boards will meet at the Semi-Annual Business Meeting and select a winner for the award.

By Thursday, January 25, 2024: Schools that submitted POY bids will be notified of the results.

March 2024: CRC works with POY winner to plan for presentation at the 2024 Annual Conference.

May 24-27, 2024: Winner attends the 2024 Annual Conference. Practice and presentation information and schedules will be communicated by the CRC in the spring.

Summer/Fall 2024: Present session via webinar to ACUHO-I institutions.

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