Mission

The UPAA is an international organization of college and university photographers dedicated to the application and practice of photography as it relates to higher education.

Our organization is committed to photographic excellence through continuing education and networking with our professional colleagues. 
Founded November 12, 1961 by a group of New England photographers, UPAA has expanded to included members from 2-year, 4-year, public and private universities and colleges from nearly every state, Canada, Israel, Australia, Grenada, and Europe. The UPAA represents the very best in Higher Education photography from the best photographers.

The Visual History of Higher Education

Kristen Grace
University of Florida
Hundreds of thousands of monarch butterflies
Science and Research
Justin Hayworth
Grinnell College
New artwork
News and College Life
Susan Urmy
Vanderbilt University
Practice Space
People & Portraits
Joseph Howell
Vanderbilt University
Critical Care Research
Science and Research
Charles Smith
Jackson State University
Game Face!
Sport Features & Illustrations
Jay Drowns
Utah Valley University
Arbor Crescent
Campus Environment
Tyler Richardson
Brigham Young University
Hands On
Personal Vision
Samantha Strahan
Ball State University
We Fly
Sports Action
Tim Schoon
University of Iowa
Hawk Drops
General Features and Illustrations