CPE/CEU Information

 Information for Certified Public Accountants

NCURA is accredited by the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. This program is administered by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) to sponsor and award Continuing Professional Education credits (CPEs) to accounting professionals. Certified Public Accountants will need to complete a CPE credit slip for each session you attend in order to receive CPE credits. CPE forms are available at the NCURA concierge desk. Forms must be deposited in the CPE boxes located at the NCURA Concierge desk at the end of the conference. In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 50 minutes equals 1 CPE. Depending on the sessions and workshops you choose to attend a maximum of 36.8 CPE credits can be issued for NCURA’s 61st Annual Meeting. Fields of study available are Specialized Knowledge and Applications- Technical (S) and Personal Development- Non-Technical (PD).

CPE Credits will be available for concurrent sessions, workshops and senior level forums. Discussion groups, ignite sessions and the Keynote Address are not eligible for CPE credits.

Maximum Credits Available:
13.5 CPEs      Conference Only
17.4 CPEs      Conference + ½ Day Workshop
21.2 CPEs      Conference + Full Day Workshop(s)
25.2 CPEs      Conference + 1 ½ Days of Workshops
29.0 CPEs      Conference + 2 Days of Workshops
33.0 CPEs      Conference + 2 ½ Days of Workshops
36.8 CPEs      Conference + 3 Days of Workshops

Please Note: All Continuing Professional Credits (CPEs) will be issued by September 6th.

Registration is available at www.ncura.edu and is available to any individual engaged in the administration of sponsored programs in a college, university, or teaching hospital. Please Note: Learning objectives for each session will be noted in the conference program. Please consult the session descriptions for program level details. The only prerequisite for meeting attendance is current involvement in university sponsored research programs. There is no advanced preparation required to attend sessions. This conference is a “group-live” offering. For information regarding administrative policies such as a refund, please contact our office at 202-466-3894.

Other Information

NCURA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:  www.nasbaregistry.org.

Complaint Resolution Policy: For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please contact the NASBA offices at 615.555.3526


CEU Information for All Participants

NCURA will be offering CEUs for the Annual Meeting and the workshops. The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is a nationally recognized unit designed to provide a record of an individual's continuing education accomplishments. Please note, CEUs are calculated based on the standard formula of 1 CEU = 10 contact hours.


Maximum Credits Available:

15 Hours of Education – 1.5 CEUs        Conference Only
18.25 Hours of Education – 1.8 CEUs       Conference + ½ Day Workshop
21.5 Hours of Education – 2.2 CEUs       Conference + Full Day Workshop(s)
24.75 Hours of Education – 2.5 CEUs      Conference + 1 ½ Days of Workshops
28 Hours of Education – 2.8 CEUs       Conference + 2 Days of Workshops
31.25 Hours of Education – 3.1 CEUs      Conference + 2 ½ Days of Workshops
34.75 Hours of Education – 3.5 CEUs      Conference + 3 Days of Workshops

Please note: All Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will automatically be sent to all registrants of the conference by September 6th.

Certified Research Administrator (CRA)

CEUs earned through all of NCURA’s education opportunities online and onsite, are accepted and can be put towards CRA education hours.    

For additional information on how to obtain RACC contact hours, please follow the link below that describes re-certification.