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

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Students in Transition

As college educators, we are challenged to provide support for students and improve their entire undergraduate experience. At the 26th National Conference on Students in Transition, attendees will share with and learn from each other the latest trends, initiatives, best practices, ideas, research and assessment strategies focused on supporting student success in the first college year and beyond. We invite you to be a part of this exciting learning experience!

26th National Conference on Students in Transition

When: October 12 – 14, 2019
Where: Rosen Plaza, Orlando, Florida

Sponsored by: National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition University of South Carolina


Who Should Attend?

Educators interested in the college student experience from the first year through graduation, the collegiate curriculum, innovative pedagogies, and high-impact practices designed to improve learning and success for today's undergraduate students should attend. Graduate and undergraduate students are also encouraged to participate in the conference.

Conference Theme Tracks

  • Sophomore Issues
  • The Transfer Student Experience
  • The Senior Year
  • The First Year

Conference Structures Designed to Facilitate Networking

  • Primer for First-Time Attendees
  • Poster Sessions
  • Facilitated Discussions
  • Refreshment Breaks
  • Exhibit Area




Conference Venue

The Rosen Plaza
9700 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819

Phone: 1 (800) 627-8258 
Fax: (407) 354-5774

A block of rooms has been reserved at The Rosen Plaza at a special rate of $175 single/double occupancy plus tax. Reservations made by 5:00 p.m. EST on September 26, 2019, 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.