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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.

The fees listed below are from the 2019 Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience. Fees for the 2020 Conference will be announced in summer 2019.


Registration Fee On or Before 1/18/19 1/18/19 - 2/1/2019 On-Site 
Conference Registration Fee  $545  $650 $695
Student Fee* $325 $650 $695


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.

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 and Accommodations 

Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Room Rate: $196 single / double occupancy plus tax

Online Reservations will be open at a later date.