The 2020 NASPA Conferences on Student Success in Higher Education brings together four distinct conferences with intersectional outcomes in a unique opportunity for you to learn, network, and engage. As a registered attendee, you have access to programming for any of the four conferences. With a diverse offering of dynamic keynotes, thought-provoking workshops, and engaging networking opportunities, the 2020 NASPA Conferences on Student Success in Higher Education is your opportunity to take a cross-functional approach to student success.
With over 1,350 attendees from across the nation (and 10 international locations), the Conferences on Student Success and Higher Education engaged its attendees through dynamic keynotes, thought-provoking workshops, and engaging networking opportunities using a cross-functional approach to student success. To view last year's proceedings, check out the 2019 Program Book.
If you are interested in supporting NASPA's second largest in-person conference, please submit your information via this reviewer interest form by February 7, 2020.
Learn more about the conferences of #SSHE20:
Assessment, Persistence, and Data Analytics Conference
Designed to address critical issues related to campus programming, student success, and outcomes assessment. The conference provides a forum for professionals to advance their knowledge and skills of assessment and data analytics and data's role in student persistence. To learn more about this particular event, click here.
Closing the Achievement Gap Conference
This conference provides an avenue for thought leaders and practitioners to to share ideas, strategies and evidence based research on ways to dismantle barriers related to student success. The Conference will explore the various factors woven into students' experiences which may impact their success and completion. To learn more about the details of this particular event, click here.
First-generation Student Success Conference
This conference will examine a breadth of topics critical to advancing the hollistic outcomes of first-generation students. The confernce program will consider the vast intersectionality of first-generation students, the systemic and institutional barriers to success, and evidence based practices to student support and services. To learn more about this event, click here.
Student Financial Wellness Conference
This conference will address the complexities of college students' financial security and wellness. Participants will learn effective strategies (i.e. emergency aid grants, food pantries, peer education) for helping students improve their fiscal health during college and remain financially stable after graduation. To learn more about this event, click here.
The planning committees for the 2020 NASPA Student Success in Higher Education Conferences are working to select pre-conference sessions that will enrich and enhance your attendee experience. Pre-conference workshops will take two formats (full-day and half-day) and require participants to pre-register for a fee. Pre-conference sessions are designed as highly specialized opportunities to discuss a specific topic or program
Please check back often as pre-conference workshop information will be uploaded once finalized.
Full-day pre-conference workshops will take place on Sunday, June 28 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Half-day pre-conference sessions will take place on Monday, June 29 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
First Forward Workshop
The First Forward Workshop is a dedicated professional development opportunity for the 2020-21 First Forward Cohort, and optional to the 2019-20 First Forward Cohort. To register for the First Forward Workshop, please contact Deana Waintraub Stafford (firstname.lastname@example.org) to receive your unique registration code. While registering for the Workshop, we welcome you to also register for one of the four co-located events as part of the 2020 NASPA Conferences on Student Success in Higher Education.
Registration as a member is based on individual membership status. If you are employed by a college or university that is an institutional member, you can join as an individual member at the $75 rate. This gives you the conference registration and a year of membership for less than the non-member registration fee. If your institution is NOT a member, then you will need to join at the associate affiliate rate of $242 and then you can pay the individual member rate for conference registration. Visit the membership section of the NASPA website to learn about membership types.
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Pre-conference Workshop Fees
04/24/2020 to 05/29/2020
Full-day Pre-conference Fees
Half-day Pre-conference Fees
*Please note, all pre-conference workshops require additional registration
This conference converges four events into one. Please select the conference which is most applicable to you, though you are welcome to attend sessions and presentations selected by any of the conference committees.
General Event Questions:
First Forward Workshop Questions:
Deana Waintraub Stafford
Refunds will be given for cancellations, received in writing by April 24, 2020, less a $50.00 processing fee. In addition, a processing fee of $50.00 per registration will be charged for credit cards declined.
For a comprehensive listing of NASPA registration policies, please visit this page.
Register Today for NASPA Conferences on Student Success in Higher Education
The convergence of four unique events creates a space for attendees to share ideas, strategies, and evidence-based research.
Sponsors and Exhibitors
If you would like to sponsor or exhibit at the 2020 NASPA Conferences on Student Success in Higher Education please fill out the exhibitor application form below and e-fax back all pages to 202-204-8443 or scan and e-mail to email@example.com by May 15, 2020.
All conference activities will take place at the Hilton Baltimore.
NASPA has arranged special room rates for conference attendees at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront starting at $189/night (not including 15.5% state and local taxes). The cut-off date to receive the conference room rate is Friday, June 5, 2020. Rooms in the conference block may sell out prior to the cut-off date, so please make your reservation as soon as possible.
Reserving a room within our block by using the hotel's dedicated meeting website or toll-free telephone number not only benefits you; it also helps to support the conference. When you book within our conference block, you help NASPA keep meeting costs as low as possible and enable us to provide some of the important features meeting attendees have come to enjoy, such as networking receptions, exhibit area coffee breaks, and off-site transportation.
Hotel booking information:
|Hotel||Room Rate / Night|
401 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
|$189.00 - Single/Double
$209.00 - Triple
$229.00 - Quad
We are thrilled to bring the 2020 Symposium to the bustling city of Seattle. We hope you will take some time to experience the great things the city has to offer. For more information on discounts, offers, and activities, please visit this website.
For more information regarding shuttle providers to and from BWI, please visit the Transportation section of the BWI website.
The taxi stands are located just outside of the baggage claim area on the lower level. For more information regarding taxi cab service, please visit the Transportation page of the BWI website. Taxi fare from BWI to the Hilton Baltimore is approximately $25 one-way.
For more information on available rental car companies and contact information, please visit the Transportation page of the BWI website.