NAFSA is one of over 40 associations holding membership in the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS). The goal of CAS is to establish and promote standards that guide and support student services and programs within higher education. CAS aims to foster and enhance student learning, development, and achievement. NAFSA staff actively engages in helping create standards to support student success. Through the Linkage Project with CAS, NAFSA members can access two sets of standards.