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The Annual Conference will take place Saturday, March 11, 2017 to Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
The NASPA Annual Conference has around 5,000 - 5,500 attendees each year.
We have many different exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities at the NASPA Annual Conference! Exhibitor information can be found on the Exhibit & Sponsor page of the Annual Conference website.
YES! There are many ways to volunteer for the NASPA Annual Conference. The Engage & Volunteer page of the Annual Conference website will be updated as volunteer opportunities become available in the fall.
We have many different session formats during the NASPA Annual Conference. A description of each session type can be found on the Program & Events page of the Annual Conference website.
All hotel information can be found on the NASPA Annual Conference website on the Plan Your Trip page.
No, transportation is not provided due to the fact that all conference hotels are within walking distance to the conference site.
No, you must pay your membership dues first. Once your membership has been paid for, you can log-in to the registration system and register for the conference at the member rate.
Yes, you can log back into your profile and register for pre-conference workshops, or other conference activities after you purchase your conference registration.
Guest registrations can only be purchased in addition to a full registration. All guests will be identified with an appropriate name badge. A guest is defined as a spouse or significant other, friend, or relative who is not a member of NASPA, is not qualified to become a member, and does not work in a student affairs related occupation. If you want to bring a guest, please provide their name and pay the registration fee during your online registration process. All guests must check-in at the registration desk onsite. Guest registrations DO NOT include pre-conference workshops or any educational sessions.
There are only a select number of pre-conference workshops you can register for without having to register for the NASPA Annual Conference. These include the International Symposium, Community College Institute, Undergraduate Pre-Conference Workshop, and Chief Student Affairs Officers Institute. In order to register for any other pre-conference workshop, you MUST be registered for the NASPA Annual Conference.
Meals are NOT provided during the conference. There will be light appetizers served during the opening reception and exhibit hall breaks may offer coffee or ice cream. Some institutions, knowledge committees, and other sponsored groups will choose to host receptions / meetings that may have food and beverage available but this is not guaranteed.
Please visit the Program & Events page of the conference website to submit your program.
You do not have to be a NASPA member in order to submit a session for the NASPA Annual Conference. However, if your session gets accepted, the Coordinating Presenter must become a NASPA member.
Yes, you must register for the conference if you are presenting a session. There are no discounts for presenters.
The deadline to submit a program proposal is Friday, September 2, 2016.