When does Registration open?
NACAC's Registration will open on April 21, 2020. See NACAC's message about Coronavirus and upcoming conferences.
When is NACAC 2020? When should I arrive in Minneapolis?
NACAC 2020 is from Thursday, September 24 - Saturday, September 26, 2020. We recommend arriving in Minneapolis by Thursday morning to attend Education Sessions beginning at 12:30 p.m. Preconference Workshops start on Wednesday morning and Preconference Seminars are Thursday morning. Visit our Schedule-at-a-Glance to see the full conference schedule.
What should I know if I am attending NACAC for the first time?
Visit our First Timer's page for tons of information about attending your first NACAC!
When is the latest deadline for cancelation?
Cancelation and substitution requests must be submitted in writing. National conference and preconference workshop refunds are subject to a $50 processing fee each. To receive a full refund (less processing fees), cancelations must be received on or before August 11. No refunds will be processed for requests received on or after August 12 or for no shows. You do have the option of transferring (substituting) the registration to another individual via email. Additional social tickets and contributions to the Imagine Fund campaign are non-refundable. Visit our Registration Terms and Policies page for more detail.
If I need to cancel my conference registration, will I be able to cancel my hotel and travel without penalty?
Each hotel requires cancellation 72 hours (3 days) prior to arrival to avoid a penalty of one night's room rate plus tax. Be sure to check your individual airline's cancelation policies before booking your flight. Visit our Hotels page or our Getting to Minneapolis page for more detail about booking your trip.
Where can I find previous NACAC Conference recordings?
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Who should attend NACAC’s National Conference?
Anyone in the counseling and/or admission community who would like to stay up-to-date on industry trends. The conference brings together more than 6,500 secondary and postsecondary college admission counseling professionals to exchange ideas, hear from experts and learn more about the products and services that will enable them to accomplish their goals.
What are the official dates of the conference?
Sept. 26 – 28View Future Dates
How do I register?
Registration will open March 26.
What is the registration fee?
Registration fees are listed on our registration page.Registration Rates
Are any meals included in the registration rate?
There are no full meals included in the conference registration. NACAC provides snacks in the morning and the afternoon in the exhibit hall. There is also light hors d'oeuvre served at the conference welcome reception and conference social.
What is included in my registration fee?
Registration for the National Conference includes all educational sessions and learning lounge sessions, our welcome reception, the opening general session with the keynote speaker, first timers’ orientation, access to the exhibit hall, the Access College Fair, the Counselors’ College Fair, and a ticket to the Conference Social.
How do I make a hotel reservation?
You must be a registered attendee, paid in full, in order to book housing in the NACAC block. A link to access the housing system will be included in your conference confirmation email. Housing reservations received without corresponding conference registrations will be canceled.View Hotels
Hotel's distance from convention center and hotel rates?
Visit the hotel page for complete information.View Hotel Rates
How do I contact the housing bureau for questions about hotels?
If you have any questions about the housing reservation process, please contact Experient's customer service toll free at 800-967-8852 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. International attendees can call 847-996-8852.
What is the exact location of the conference?
Kentucky International Convention Center, 221 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40202
What is the recommended arrival airport?
Louisville International Airport (SFD)View Travel Discount Codes
Where can I find more information about Louisville?
Visit Louisville visitors website for more information about where to eat, what to do, and general city information.Louisville's Website
What is the recommended attire?
Attire at the National Conference is business casual. Wear comfortable shoes. We recommend dressing in layers as air conditioning is difficult to regulate in large facilities. Rooms may be overly warm or cool.
Will childcare be provided?
NACAC does not provide childcare services during the National Conference. Attendees requiring assistance with childcare should contact their hotel concierge.
Who can I contact with registration questions or issues?
Please email email@example.com or call 703-836-2222 ext. 2000
How do I book meeting or event space during the conference?
Event organizers are required to inform NACAC's conference and meetings staff of the intended date/time of the event at least 30 days prior to the event and prior to booking. No organization is permitted to schedule functions (including transportation to/from the event) that conflicts with NACAC's official and published meeting and event times. To submit your event details, complete the events request/approval form.Complete the Event Form
What are the future dates and locations of the Conference?
NACAC has determined dates and locations for all national conferences leading up to 2022.View Future Dates