2019 NASPA Region II & Region III Joint Summer Conference & Symposium

June 05 - June 07, 2019
Washington, D.C.

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Come join Region II & Region III for our joint summer conference!  Housed in beautiful Washington D.C., this conference will bring together student affairs professionals from New York to Texas where we will be able to learn and grow from one another.  We are excited about our first joint venture and hope you will be there!


Program Proposal Deadline: April 5, 2019 at 11:59 pm EST (NOW CLOSED)
Notification of Program Status: April 26, 2019


Graduate Student and New Professionals Committee: Will be offering plenty of opportunities to get you connected with each other, the conference, and NASPA! We are confident these opportunities will be helpful in your personal and professional growth. Please click here to  view the offerings sponsored by GSNPIf you are a Graduate Student, New Professional (less than 5 years of experience), or Professional (5+ years of experience) and are interested in engaging with these offerings at the conference, please register your interest here.


Please click here to access our corporate sponsor packages. For additional sponsorship and exhibit booth questions, contact: 

Joey Kopriva (Region II Coordinator)
Phone: 212-854-7411

Dr. Adam Peck (Region III Coordinator)
Phone: 936-468-7249


Presented By

Region II
Region III


This event is most likely to influence these groups.

  • AVP or “Number Two”
  • Faculty
  • Graduate
  • Mid-Level
  • New Professional
  • Senior Level
  • Undergraduate
  • Vice President for Student Affairs

Call for Programs

Call for Programs is closed.

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The conference guidebook is LIVE in the My NASPA mobile app.

CLICK HERE to download the app on your iOS or Android devices and "join" the conference. The in-app conference guidebook has the most up-to-date information, including schedules, room locations, and sponsor information.

The schedule featured on this webpage may not be up-to-date. Please refer to the guide within the My NASPA mobile app for the current schedule.

Wed, Jun 05

12:30PM – 1:30PM
GSNP NASPA Office Tour & Social*
2:00PM – 5:30PM
Registration & Information Session
3:30PM – 5:30PM
Graduate Student, New Professional, and First Time Attendee Welcome
5:00PM – 6:00PM
Opening Keynote Speaker: Trill or Not Trill
6:30PM – 8:30PM
Welcome Reception at Omni Shoreham
Graduate Student & New Professional Social

Thu, Jun 06

8:00AM – 4:00PM
Registration & Information Center
9:00AM – 9:50AM
Educational Session Block 1
10:00AM – 10:50AM
Educational Session Block 2
11:00AM – 11:50AM
Educational Session Block 3
12:00PM – 1:30PM
Lunch on Your Own
12:00PM – 1:30PM
Graduate Student & New Professionals Hang-out Lunch
1:30PM – 2:30PM
Keynote Speaker: David Isay, One Small Step Program
1:30PM – 3:30PM
Resume Review & Interview Prep Sessions with the Graduate Student & New Professional Committee
2:30PM – 3:20PM
Educational Session Block 4
3:30PM – 4:30PM
Educational Session Block 5
6:30PM – 8:30PM
Evening Event at Omni Shoreham
Graduate Student & New Professional Social

Fri, Jun 07

8:00AM – 4:00PM
Registration & Information Center
8:00AM – 12:00PM
Volunteer Central
8:00AM – 9:00AM
Graduate Student & New Professional Breakfast with Conference Guides
9:00AM – 9:50AM
Educational Session Block 6
9:30AM – 11:30AM
Resume Review & Interview Prep Sessions with the Graduate Student & New Professional Committee
10:00AM – 10:50AM
Educational Session Block 7
11:00AM – 12:00PM
Educational Session Block 8
12:30PM – 2:00PM
Region II and Region III Awards Lunch
2:15PM – 3:30PM
Closing Speaker: Kevin Kruger, NASPA President


Omni Shoreham Hotel

Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, DC

To reserve your hotel room at the Omni Shoreham Hotel please click here for group rates*. 

  • Single/Double: $254.00

  • Triple: $264.00

  • Quad: $274.00

* The hotel block is sold out for Tuesday, June 4, but we hope that you will join us Wednesday, June 5 through Saturday, June 8! 

Summer Conference Housing at American University
We are also working with our partner, American University to provide additional housing options. We are excited to be able to offer on-campus housing at a discounted rate. Housing will be located in Congressional Hall on American University's new East Campus Commons. For guests staying at American University, they can take the Metro Rail from the nearby Tenleytown-AU Metro Station to the Woodley-Park Zoo/Adams Morgan Metro Station to reach the Omni Shoreham Hotel. Prices listed below includes taxes and fees:

  • Suite Style Single Occupancy: $103.46/person/night
  • Suite Style Double Occupancy: $86.21/person/night

American University discount housing registration is now closed.

Parking @ American University:

American has a surface lot adjacent to the East Campus residence halls. On-campus guest parking is available for $2 per hour or $16 per day and guests can purchase their daily passes at the parking kiosks located at the entrance to the lot. After 5pm on weekdays and on weekend days, parking is free. 

  • Travel

    Airports: We recommend flying into Ronald Regan International Airport. It is a short distance to the Omni. You are able to get a taxi, take the Metro or Uber to the hotel.

  • Transportation

    If traveling by Metro from airport: Take the Metro from Reagan National Airport Station to Woodley Park. Woodley Park Station is approximately one block from the hotel. If you need any assistance navigating the Metro, please visit: https://www.wmata.com/schedules/trip-planner/

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