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 include 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

Why Attend the Symposium
2019 Symposium Video

Mark DiOrio
Colgate Universtiy
Circadian Rhythm of a Swimmer
People & Portraits
Fred Zwicky
University of Illinois
Laughing at Bee Stings
Science and Research
Scott Weaver
Kansas State Athletics
Turks and Caicos Islands long jumper Ifeanyi Otuonye
People & Portraits
Joseph Howell
Vanderbilt University
Eye on the Prize
Sports Action
Mark Cornelison
University of Kentucky
Gingko Showers
Campus Environment
Steven Bridges
University of Tennessee
Reading
News and College Life
Jermaine Jackson
Kent State University
Autumn Leaves
Student and Associate
Don Rogers
Ball State University
Gingerbread Girls
Personal Vision
Steven Bridges
University of Tennessee
Double take
General Features and Illustrations
Gabriel Mayberry
Utah Valley University
Baseball Figures
Sport Features & Illustrations