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Historically Black Colleges and Universities Conference

April 22–23, 2014
265 Peachtree Center Avenue
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

The Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Conference is an invitation-only, 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.


Register for the 2014 HBCU Conference by March 29, 2014, before seats fill up.

Hotel Information

Reserve your room by March 31, 2014, for a reduced rate of $129 per night. Discounted room rates will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve your room now, contact the Atlanta Marriott Marquis at 888-855-5701 or visit the College Board's Marriott reservation page online. If you are making your reservation over the phone, be sure to mention the conference code "HBCU" to receive the reduced rate. A credit card will be required for room guarantee and incidentals. Complimentary ground transportation from the airport will be provided for all guests.


Tuesday, April 22
8 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
9 a.m. Opening session
10–11:45 a.m. Concurrent sessions
12 p.m. Lunch
1:15–3:45 p.m. Concurrent sessions
4 p.m. Keynote speaker
5:30 p.m. Reception
Wednesday, April 23
8–8:50 a.m. Continental breakfast
9 a.m.–noon HBCU & A Dream Deferred joint sessions
12:15–1:30 p.m. HBCU & A Dream DeferredTM networking lunch
1:45–4:00 p.m. HBCU & A Dream Deferred concurrent sessions
4–4:30 p.m. HBCU official closing*

*HBCU registrants may register separately to continue participation with A Dream Deferred and PrepárateTM.

Registration Fees (includes conference, meals, and materials)
College Board Member Institution Nonmember Institution
$50 per person for up to three participants, from any member institution (includes one night's lodging and parking) $100 per person for any additional participants beyond the first three, (does not include lodging or parking) $300 per person (does not include lodging or parking)

Credit cards and institutional checks are accepted for all fees.

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.


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.

Cancellation Policy

If a registrant is unable to attend the conference, he or she may request a refund of all fees paid, minus a $50 cancellation fee, before April 8, 2014. After April 8, all fees are nonrefundable. All cancellations, substitutions and requests for refunds must be made in writing. Refunds will be issued after the conference.


If you have any questions, please contact:

Carla L. Smith, Educational Specialist
The College Board Southern Regional Office
3700 Crestwood Parkway NW, Suite 700
Duluth, GA 30096-7155
Phone: 770-225-4007
Fax: 770-225-4062

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  • 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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