Welcome to the Chesapeake and Potomac Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (CAPACRAO). Established by 32 Maryland institutions in 2012 and serving member institutions of higher education in Maryland and the District of Columbia. CAPACRAO, a not-for-profit organization, is dedicated to developing and perpetuating a vibrant network of resources and learning opportunities. 


Join us at CAPACRAO's highly anticipated Virtual Annual Conference & Business Meeting! This event promises to be an enriching experience, bringing together professionals from across the field of higher education to discuss pertinent topics, share insights, and foster collaboration.


  • FREE Registration: Don't miss out on this opportunity to engage with industry experts and peers. Secure your spot now by clicking HERE

Call for Proposals: We invite you to contribute your expertise and innovative ideas to our conference program. Share your insights, best practices, and research findings by submitting a proposal. To submit a proposal, please click https://forms.gle/qSZhrSwUDS9cVDTf8

Why Attend?

  • Network: Connect with colleagues, peers, and industry leaders from diverse backgrounds and institutions.
  • Learn: Gain valuable insights from keynote speakers, panel discussions, and interactive workshops.
  • Engage: Participate in discussions on current trends, challenges, and opportunities in higher education.
  • Grow: Expand your knowledge, skills, and professional network to advance your career goals.

Join us for a day of learning, networking, and collaboration at CAPACRAO's Virtual Annual Conference & Business Meeting. Reserve your spot today!


CAPACRAO is an organization of volunteers, and we would appreciate you joining our efforts. There are so many benefits to getting involved. 

Email us today to join one of our various committees:

  1. Audit
  2. Awards and Resolutions                                
  3. Communications
  4. Local Arrangements
  5. Legislation and Policy
  6. Nominations and Elections
  7. Professional Development
  8. Program

To learn more about these committees, please click here. If you are interested, email [email protected] with your full name, institution, and committee name(s) in the body of the email. Committees meet monthly. 

CAPACRAO Listservs

Have you maximized your CAPACRAO membership benefits? Be sure to utilize the CAPACRAO Listservs to engage with other members. Take advantage of this platform to inquire, advertise job openings, exchange successful strategies, or initiate discussions.

To sign up for a listserv (or remove yourself from a listserv), follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your CAPACRAO account
  2. Select Member Resources
  3. Select My Features
  4. Toggle On listservs of interest 

To launch a listserv post, follow these steps:

  1. Click the Listserv Link
  2. Select Messages
  3. Select Post A Message
  4. Craft your message
  5. Select Send                                                                                                                                                                                   

 Click here to view a video tutorial.