Registration Fees

Our Invitation to You
Conference Theme Tracks
  • Sophomore Issues
  • The Transfer Student Experience
  • The Senior Year
  • The First Year
Featured Speakers
Tentative Schedule
Travel Information
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Travel Information

Conference Venue

The Westin South Coast Plaza
686 Anton Boulevard
Costa Mesa, California 92626
Reservations: 800-937-8461
Online reservations: Click Here
Phone: 714-540-2500
Fax: 714-662-6695

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Westin South Coast Plaza at a special rate of $159 single/double occupancy plus tax. Reservations made by 5:00 p.m. PST on September 28, 2017, will qualify for the special rate. After this date and/or the room block is filled, reservations are accepted on a space-available basis and may not be available at the conference rate. Specify “Students in Transition Conference” when making reservations.

Hotels Within Walking Distance of the Westin South Coast Plaza

  • Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, 4 minute walk
  • Costa Mesa Marriott, 7 minute walk
  • Avenue for the Arts Costa Mesa, 7 minute walk
  • Crowne Plaza Costa Mesa Orange County, 10 minute walk
Please note that the pre and post dates are no longer available at the discounted group rate. The nights of October 21 and 22 are still available at the discounted group rate. Please call our central reservations team at 714-662-6698 and reference the group code SJ20AC to book your rooms for October 21 and 22. Any other night will be based upon hotel availability and offered at the Best Available Rate.