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.

Your minutes of participation will be tracked within the NCURA Virtual Platform. To ensure full credit for each session, be sure to log in for the full session (some time slots are 75 and some are 90 minutes). CPE credits can be administered for live sessions only. OnDemand sessions do not qualify for CPE credits.

All Continuing Professional Education Credits (CPE’s), will be issued by October 7, 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 22.5 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. The Keynote Address and social events are not eligible for CPE credits.


Maximum CPE Credits Available:
Attend # CPEs
Conference Only 12.8 CPEs
Conference and Half-Day Workshop 17.0 CPEs
Conference and Two Half-Days of Workshops 21.2 CPEs
Conference and Two Half-Day RACC Workshops 22.5 CPEs

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


Request Your CPEs

To request your CPEs at the end of the conference, please fill out and submit the survey monkey which will be available the last day of the conference. This will need to be submitted no later than September 16, 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.

Due to COVID-19, this virtual conference is being offered. 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. 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, complaints, and/or program cancellation policies, please contact Krystal Kirkland, kirkland@ncura.edu or 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 10.75 Hours of Education 1.1 CEUs
Conference and Half-Day Workshop 14.25 Hours of Education 1.4 CEUs
Conference and Two Half-Days of Workshops 17.75 Hours of Education 1.8 CEUs
Conference and Two Half-Day RACC Workshops 18.75 Hours of Education 1.9 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