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

National Conference on Students in Transition 2019

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 26th 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!

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Registration Deadline: September 25, 2019 


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

Detailed Schedule now available via Guidebook.

The Conference Program is now available via PDF. 

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

The Rosen Plaza
9700 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819

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

Online Reservations

*The room block now has limited availability. Rooms are still available October 12-14. We are currently working to secure other potential rooms for additional nights and will update here if those become available.

A block of rooms has been reserved at The Rosen Plaza at a special rate of $159 single/double occupancy plus tax. Reservations made by 5 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.

Parking Information
Self Parking: $5 per night
Valet Parking: $22 per night

Hotel Transportation
Airport Shuttle: Approximately $30 per person

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