CEU and CPE Credits

Information for Certified Public Accountants

CPE Credits are only available for concurrent sessions, workshops and senior level forums. Discussion groups and the Keynote Address are not eligible for CPE credits. Please check the program to see if your session qualifies for CPE Credit by viewing its session type:


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. Your minutes of participation will be tracked within the NCURA Virtual Platform, and cannot be administered for OnDemand sessions. To ensure full credit for each session, be sure to log in for the full 75 minutes. All Continuing Professional Education Credits (CPE’s), will be issued by April 30, 2021. 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 19.2 CPE credits can be issued for NCURA’s PRA Conference. Fields of study available are Specialized Knowledge - Technical (S) and Personal Development- Non-Technical (PD).

Due to COVID-19, the in person conference has been cancelled. For this reason, many boards have recommended, and some jurisdictions have approved, flexibility in the delivery method. This conference does qualify for CPE’s, with the method of delivery noted as the following: Group Live Presented Online Due to COVID-19. Please be sure to verify within your jurisdiction, if this flexibility has been approved. 

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.

To request CPE credits, fill out the survey, notifying NCURA of the sessions you attended.  You will find the survey here, March 26, 2021.  

CPE Credits for Workshops will be administered and tracked by making note of CPE codes provided during each break in the chat feature.  Please contact kirkland@ncura.edu, if interested in applying for CPE credits for a workshop.


Maximum CPE Credits Available:
Attend # CPEs
Conference Only 11.4 CPEs
Conference and Half-Day Workshop 15.2 CPEs
Conference and Two Half-Day Workshop 19.2 CPEs

All Continuing Professional Credits (CPEs) will be issued by April 30, 2021.



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, due to COVID-19 is a “Group Live Presented Online Due to COVID-19” 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 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.learningmarket.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 FRA Conference and 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 11.4 Hours of Education 1.2 CEUs
Conference and Half-Day Workshop 14.7 Hours of Education 1.5 CEUs
Conference and Two Half-Day Workshop 17.9 Hours of Education 1.8 CEUs

All Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will automatically be sent to all registrants of the conference by April 30, 2021.


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.