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

  • National Conference on Students in Transition 2020

National Conference on Students in Transition

As college educators, we are challenged to provide support for students and improve their entire undergraduate experience. At the 27th National Conference on Students in Transition, attendees will share with and learn from one another 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!

Registration will open Spring 2020


27th National Conference on Students in Transition

When: October 16-18, 2020
Where: Atlanta, Georgia
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 Topics

  • 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
  • Vendor Area 

Conference Venue

Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: 404-577-1234 
Fax: 404-460-6444
Online Reservations

A block of rooms has been reserved at Hyatt Regency Atlanta at a special rate of $175 single/double occupancy plus tax. Reservations made by 5 p.m. EST on September 24, 2020, 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.

Parking Information
Valet Parking: $28 per night

Hotel Transportation
Find out more about Hyatt Regency Atlanta transportation.

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