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

Justin Hayworth
Grinnell College
Deep space
General Features and Illustrations
Joseph Howell
Vanderbilt University
Astronomy Camp
Science and Research
Alex Mowrey
University of Pittsburgh
Cathedral Sunrise
Campus Environment
Cydney Scott
Boston University
Dinner in the Alps
Personal Vision
Jaren Wilkey
Brigham Young University
Shanghai Sunrise
General Features and Illustrations
Steven Bridges
University of Tennessee
Historical Figure
People & Portraits
Joseph Howell
Vanderbilt University
Sporty Hair
Sport Features & Illustrations
Madeline Mortensen
Brigham Young University
Sitka in the Sunset
Student and Associate
Joseph Howell
Vanderbilt University
Championship Light of Omaha
Sports Action
Steven Bridges
University of Tennessee
Water play
News and College Life