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Historically Black Colleges and Universities Conference

March 11–12, 2015
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70113
888-421-1442

The Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Conference is a two-day professional development event specifically designed for chief academic officers, deans or directors of admission, recruitment or enrollment management, and directors of financial aid. Join us at the 26th annual HBCU Conference to discuss new solutions, share best practices, and collaborate with colleagues to increase efficiencies in managing your enrollment.

Registration

Register for the 2015 HBCU Conference by January 16, 2015, before seats fill up.

Attendance is limited and is guaranteed on a first–come, first-served basis – determined by the date of application receipt and payment of registration fees – until all spots are filled. On–site registrations are not permitted for the HBCU Conference.

Hotel Information

Reserve your room by January 16, 2015, for a reduced rate of $219 per night plus applicable taxes. Discounted room rates will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve your room, go to the College Board’s Hyatt Regency reservation page online  or contact the hotel at 888-421-1442. If you are making your reservation over the phone, be sure to mention the conference code "The College Board" to receive the reduced rate. A credit card will be required for room guarantee and incidentals.

Schedule

The HCBU Conference is being held in conjunction with A Dream Deferred™: The Future of African American Education, with joint sessions and networking opportunities. Attend both events and expand your knowledge base so you can contribute even more to your students and community.

Wednesday, March 11
7 a.m.–4 p.m. Registration open
7–7:50 a.m. Continental breakfast
8–9:45 a.m. Opening plenary
10–11 a.m. A Dream Deferred and HBCU sessions
11:15 a.m.–1:15 p.m. Networking lunch and plenary
1:30–2:30 p.m. A Dream Deferred and HBCU sessions
2:45–5:15 p.m. A Dream Deferred and HBCU sessions
5:30 p.m. HBCU reception
Thursday, March 12
8–8:50 a.m. Continental breakfast
7 a.m.–3 p.m. Registration open
9 a.m.–noon HBCU plenary
12:15–1:30 p.m. HBCU networking lunch and plenary
1:45–3:45 p.m. HBCU concurrent sessions
4–4:30 p.m. HBCU official closing

Registration Fees

Save by registering before Jan. 16.

 HBCU Conference Both Conferences
(A Dream Deferred and HBCU)
Deadline Regular (Before Jan. 16) Late (After Jan. 16) Regular (Before Jan. 16) Late (After Jan. 16)
Member and HBCU Institution $100 per person, and $150 each for any additional participants beyond the first three $125 per person, and $175 each for any additional participants beyond the first three $295 each for the first three registrants, and $345 each for any additional participants beyond the first three $320 each for the first three registrants, and $370 each for any additional participants beyond the first three
Member (Non-HBCU) $425 $450 $610 $635
Nonmember $460 $485 $645 $670

Registration Categories

CategoryDescription
Member Attendees from member institutions. See if your institution is a member of the College Board.
Nonmember Attendees from nonmember institutions.

Payment Policy

Payment is accepted by credit card, check, or purchase order. Please indicate payment type on the registration form. When sending a check or purchase order, include the last name of the registrant and the note "2015 HBCU Conference" and/or "A Dream Deferred Conference."

Cancellation Policy

If a registrant is unable to attend the conference, he or she may request a refund of all fees paid, minus a $75 cancellation fee, before Jan. 30, 2015. After Jan. 30, all fees are nonrefundable. Substitutions are accepted; please email clsmith@collegeboard.org with the name, job title, organization, phone number, email, and address of the new registrant. Refunds will be issued after the conference.

Membership

College Board members form a powerful network of committed leaders who work to address pressing education issues so that all students have the opportunity to succeed in college and beyond. Learn more about the benefits of membership.

Questions

If you have any questions, please contact:

Carla L. Smith, Educational Specialist
The College Board Southern Regional Office
Phone: 770-225-4007
Email: clsmith@collegeboard.org

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Contact

  • Southern Regional Office
  • The College Board
  • 3700 Crestwood Parkway
  • Suite 700
  • Duluth, Georgia 30096
  • Phone: (866) 392-4088
  • FAX: (770) 225-4062
  • Send us a message. SRO services the following states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

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