Student Membership

If you are currently enrolled as a full-time student (taking 12 or more credit hours per semester) at an accredited college or university and are interested in a career in the Organizing or Productivity Profession, NAPO offers a discounted Student Membership.

Gain instant access to many of the benefits NAPO offers as you complete NAPO University’s Professional Practices Coursework to advance your membership to Professional Member status. These three Professional Practices Courses cover topics including basic organizing theory, “how-to” skills for the hands-on work that organizers do, and reviews the NAPO Code of Ethics as it applies to real-world situations.


Those interested in joining as a Student member will need to upload a copy of their transcript for the current or upcoming semester when completing the online membership application.

 You will receive a notification of acceptance upon verification by NAPO HQ or an email requesting further information.


*Plus a one-time application fee of $25

Membership Benefits

As a student member, you’ll gain instant access to many of the benefits of NAPO membership. (The additional privileges of being listed in the Professional Directory, use of the NAPO logo, joining NAPO Special Interest Groups, voting, and serving on the Board of Directors will be granted once you advance to Professional Member status.)

Ask questions on any and all topics, join community-specific forums, interact with Professional Members, stay current on NAPO news, and more with the Productivity & Organizing Interactive Networking Tool (POINT). Think of it as NAPO’s private social network.

Access members-only content and discounted coursework through NAPO University. Taught by qualified, subject-matter experts, NAPO University’s curriculum includes on-demand classes, and Certified Professional Organizer® exam prep.

Your NAPO membership gives you access to the latest organizing and productivity products and services available from NAPO’s Business Partners; many of whom offer exclusive discounts, promotions, and specials available to NAPO members only.

NAPO’s relationships with related associations within the organizing and productivity industry offer NAPO members numerous reciprocal benefits. Affiliates include the Institute for Challenging Disorganization, Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Association of Personal Photo Organizers, and more.

NAPO volunteers report that their work has a direct impact on their career success and satisfaction. Grow your skills, connect with colleagues, and give back to your community by participating in one of our public events or volunteering on the local and/or national level.

Receive a member-only discount on your registration and join your Organizing and Productivity colleagues from around the world to learn from industry experts, network with like-minded professionals, discover the latest industry trends, and recognize the achievements of industry leaders at the NAPO Annual Conference.

Resources for Students

We are committed to helping Student Members advance to Professional Member status. On average, most new members complete the Professional Practices Coursework within four months of joining and attain Professional Membership status.

Going Pro Education Bundle

Purchase all three required courses in the Professional Practices Coursework required to advance to Professional Member status and save with this bundle!

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Guide to Getting Started

Interested in starting your career as a Professional Organizer or Productivity Consultant? Our guide includes tips from veterans in the business and industry leaders, FAQs and more.

Download the Guide

NAPO "Stand Out" Podcast Series

Subscribe, listen, and learn from industry experts and NAPO members as they share their successes, challenges, best practices, industry developments, and more.

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Get Organized & Be Productive Blog

Gain exposure and name recognition by contributing to the NAPO blog. Approved posts will be shared via NAPO's social media sites and emailed to the subscriber list.

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Join a chapter

Connect with other Organizing and Productivity Professionals in your area by joining a local NAPO chapter or the NAPO Virtual chapter. Visit the chapter website to find out about the benefits of membership. 


NAPO2021 Annual Conference

Join NAPO and your professional colleagues for the NAPO2021 Virtual Annual Conference April 20-23, 2021

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