Marginalized Populations

Foreign and Refugee Students

Since taking office in January 2017, the Trump administration has made several decisions that will impact the ability of foreign nationals to pursue higher education studies in the United States. Learn more about these decisions.

Undocumented Students

Advising undocumented students can be difficult in uncertain times. Explore our resources and guidance for professionals.


Find resources on supporting veterans through the college admission process.

Diversity and Access

Regardless of whether institutions use race-conscious or race-neutral admission policies, NACAC recognizes and seeks to educate the community on the substantial benefits derived from a diverse student body and the complexity of the admission process. ​​​​​​​​​

Guiding the Way to Inclusion
Explore campus diversity, multicultural recruitment, and more.

Codeswitching in Admission
College Essays and the African American Vernacular

Antiracist Education Institute
Expand your antiracist and diversity, equity, and inclusion knowledge with this new series from NACAC, created specifically for counseling and admission professionals. You’ll learn how to implement appropriate practices and strategies within your office and in your work with students to eliminate bias when advising or considering students for college admission.