Online Registration is Closed
On-site Registration will be available beginning February 20, 2020 in Washington, DC.
Schedule information will be updated as it becomes available.
The 2020 conference program is now available.
To review content (including the Conference Program) from the 2019 conference, please refer to our Conference Archives.
The Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience is designed to provide educators from every segment of higher education a comfortable, welcoming environment to share innovative ideas, programs, tools, and research critical to the learning, development, and success of first-year college students. The conference aims to promote a comprehensive and engaging community open to a diversity of ideas, in which all delegates are given the opportunity and resources to grow personally and professionally. The conference welcomes graduate and undergraduate students, encouraging them to deepen their knowledge of the academic communities of which they are a part.
Conference Venue Overflow Accommodations
Accommodations* within walking distance of the conference venue include but are not limited to
- Omni Shoreham Hotel
- The Normandy Hotel
- The Embassy Row Hotel
- The Fairfax at Embassy Row
- Churchill Hotel Near Embassy Row
- Washington Hilton
*Accommodations listed are not affiliated with or endorsed by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.
Conference Venue and Accommodations
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Room Rate: $196 single / double occupancy plus tax
CONFERENCE VENUE IS SOLD OUT
Conference Undergraduate Student Fellowships
The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition is offering five undergraduate student fellowships that will cover the registration fee for the Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience. Contact the conference staff at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. The application window for the 2020 conference will open in Summer 2019.