Sessions Preview

This year's NACAC National Conference offers you a choice of 140+ thought-provoking education sessions, with 45 sessions simultaneously streamed for virtual attendees. Here's what you have to look forward to!

  • 80 Breakout Sessions
  • 14 Learing Lounge sessions
  • 12 Solutions Showcase sessions
  • 10 Tech Lab sessions
  • 4 Lightning Sessions
  • and much more

Take a sneak peek below at three need-to-know sessions already on tap.

All sessions will be announced soon. Sessions that provide continuing education credits also will be noted.


Preview of Three Conference Sessions


Admission Decisions & The Law: What You Need to Know Now

Representatives from the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) will discuss some of the most pressing legal issues related to higher education admissions. For example, what should an institution do when it learns that an admitted student has posted extremely offensive speech online? What does recent case law tell us about the use of race-conscious admissions policies? 


Financial Aid Appeals and Disability Allowances

Learn how one financial aid office has used professional judgment and experience to manage student appeals for additional financial aid during COVID-19. Plus, find out about a tool to help students navigate the appeals process and disability allowances in the context of financial aid. 


Reshaping College Admissions for 21st Century Mathematics

Traditional math requirements have long served as a gatekeeper to selective colleges as well as competitive majors. How can we ensure that the way math figures into the admission process is as equitable as possible? A diverse panel rwill discuss the impact that reshaping math pathways and admission processes can have on broadening students’ access to college.