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 and submit a CPE survey, that will be available the last day of the conference on this webpage for each session you attend in order to receive CPE credits. The survey must be submitted no later than September 16, 2021 to receive credits. A CPE Code will be made available during each concurrent session that qualifies for CPEs.  Be sure to make note of each of these session codes, as this code will need to be included in the survey per session you attend.  

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 21.2 CPE credits can be issued for NCURA’s 63rd Annual Meeting. Fields of study available are Specialized Knowledge - Technical (SK) and Personal Development- Non-Technical (PD).

CPE Credits will be available for concurrent sessions, workshops and senior level forums. Discussion groups and the Keynote Address are not eligible for CPE credits. Registrants for the in person meeting, will also receive access to all of the virtual program sessions OnDemand, starting on September 3rd. OnDemand sessions watched from the virtual platform are not eligible for CPE credits.


Maximum CPE Credits Available:
Attend # CPEs
Conference Only 13.5 CPEs
Conference and a Half-Day Workshop 17.4 CPEs
Conference and 2 Half-Day Workshop(s) 21.2 CPEs

All Continuing Professional Credits (CPEs) will be issued by October 7th.



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, within each session that qualifies for CPE credits. 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 Krystal Kirkland, kirkland@ncura.edu or by phone 202-466-3894.


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 CEU Credits Available:
Attend Hours of Education # CEUs
Conference Only 11.25 Hours of Education 1.1 CEUs
Conference and Half-Day Workshop 14.50 Hours of Education 1.5 CEUs
Conference and a Full Day of Workshop(s) 17.75 Hours of Education 1.8 CEUs

Please note: All Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will automatically be sent to all registrants of the conference by October 7th.


Certified Research Administrators (CRAs)

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 see the RACC website at http://www.racc-cert.org/earnhours.html.

National Council of University Research Administrators
1015 18th Street, NW, Suite 901
Washington, DC  20036

Phone: +1 (202) 466-3894 • Fax: +1 (202) 223-5573 • Email: info@ncura.edu