Welcome to the University Aviation Association


University Aviation Association (UAA)
is the voice of collegiate aviation to colleges, universities, the aviation industry, government and the general public. The organization works through the almost 1,500 members from 131 member colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Europe, and Asia to meet the ever-changing needs of the aviation industry and address the challenges of the 21st century.

The collective expertise of our membership plays a pivotal role in the advancement of degree-granting aviation programs that represent all segments of aviation, while providing support to more than 400 member STEM and aviation high schools across the country.

Upcoming Events

UAA 2024 Collegiate Aviation Education Conference

When: September 25, 2024

Where: 939 Ridge Lake Boulevard

UAA 2025 Collegiate Aviation Education Conference

When: October 1, 2025

Where: 3050 Bristol St

Recent News

Good News! WE ARE DOUBLING THE CASH AWARDS for Student Research this Year. $1,000, $500, and $250

May 1, 2024

UAA Student Research Poster Contest has been extended to July 8th! The posters highlight student research at the college level.

UAA Survey Needed: Aviation Career Education in High School

June 3, 2024

This is a 4 minute survey with 9 questions and 2 comment blocks at the bottom for optional info. Click the link above.

2024 Awards of Excellence Nominations

May 1, 2024

UAA is accepting nominations for the Wheatley, Laursen, and Sorenson Professional Educator Awards, The Estridge Industry Representative Award, The Champion Of Aviation Award, and the Lauber Safety Award for 2024. Click the link above to nominate today.

Piedmont Airlines Doubles Scholarship Commitment

December 4, 2023

Piedmont Airlines has doubled their commitment to University Aviation Association, increasing the award amount of their scholarship award to $5,000 and adding a second $5,000 scholarship for non-flying majors.

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