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2017 NACAC National Conference

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Keynote Address

Professor Shaun Harper, executive director of the University of Southern California's Race & Equity Center, served as the keynote speaker at NACAC's 2017 National Conference in Boston. View the full speech and read NACAC CEO Joyce Smith's reflections on Harper's message. 

Why Attend?

The NACAC National Conference is a vital time for me to continue to develop as a professional as there is always more to learn and things in admission can change quickly. The opportunity to network with other college counselors and admission representatives is unmatched at any other event throughout the year.

Catherine Souza

Archmere Academy (DE)

Attending the NACAC National Conference has been a valuable opportunity for me to listen, discuss and present on national and international topics that affect the work of supporting students in the transition from secondary school to higher education. Engaging in important conversations about enrollment management, inclusion, special populations, counseling successes and tensions, new trends and products all support my work and personal professional development.

Becky Konowicz

Santa Clara University (CA)

Attending the NACAC conference is the absolute highlight of my year. The connections I have made of over the years, friendships I have developed, and the professional development I have received would not have occurred had I not embraced what has turned to be a great and fruitful experience.

Andre J. Richburg

Atlantic Cape Community College (NJ)

Featured Events

Featured Event

Counselors' College Fair (CCF)

Do you work for a college or university? Remember to register your school for the CCF on Friday, Sept. 15. Tables are limited.

Featured Event

Access College Fair (ACF)

Do you work for a CBO or other nonprofit organization? You may qualify to exhibit at our ACF taking place Friday, Sept. 15. Tables are limited.

Featured Event

National College Fair (NCF)

Don't miss your chance to meet hundreds of prospective students! NACAC will host a NCF on Sunday, Sept. 17. The event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event

Welcome Reception

The Welcome Reception will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday in the exhibit hall. Come network with exhibitors, Meet Your Match, and enjoy fun fare and beverages local to Boston!

Featured Event

Conference Social

Join us Saturday at the House of Blues from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Eat, drink, and dance the night away! All registered attendees are invited.

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