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National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition

Registration and Fees

Get details about registration costs, deadlines, and requirements plus venue and accommodations for the Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience.

Online Registration is Closed

On-site Registration will be available beginning February 20, 2020 in Washington, DC.

Registration Fee

On or Before 1/16/20 1/16/20 - 2/6/20 On-Site 
Conference Registration Fee  $545  $650 $695
Presenter Fee $525 $650 $695
Student Fee* $325 $550 $695

Early Bird Discount Deadline is January 16, 2020!

Currently the Early Bird Registration is in effect. After the Early Bird Deadline, fees will increase. Be sure to REGISTER and PAY before this deadline to receive the reduced rate. If we do not receive the full payment in our office by January 16, 2020, your registration will be cancelled. Once registration is cancelled, you will need to re-register at the rates in effect at that time as indicated on the registration form. There will be no exceptions to this payment policy.

*If you are registering as a full-time graduate or undergraduate student, you will be required to upload a letter from your advisor, registrar, or dean as proof of full-time enrollment when you select that registration category. Those employed full-time and taking college courses are ineligible.

If you are registering as a Chief Academic Officer, please contact Jennie Duval at to verify whether you qualify for a fee waiver before selecting that registration category.

CAO fee waivers are non-transferrable, and CAO must be accompanied by three or more full fee-paying employees (students and preconference-only participants do not qualify) from the same institution.

Conference Venue Overflow Accommodations

Accommodations* within walking distance of the conference venue include but are not limited to

*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 

Hyatt Regency Seattle
808 Howell Street
Seattle, Washington 98101

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