Registration Information

**AACRAO considers anyone not affiliated with a college or university to fall into the Corporate Participant category and will review registrations and reclassify if necessary. If you are company and are not exhibiting, sponsoring, or presenting at the meeting, you must register using the Member or Nonmember Corporation registration category. View those fees.

3 Easy Ways to Register:
  1. Online
  2. Fax the completed form to: (301) 694-5124
  3. Mail the completed form to:
AACRAO – IV
PO Box 37500
Baltimore, MD 21297-3500

Exhibitors and sponsors must use the special Exhibitor & Sponsor Registration Form to register or you may register online.  On-site registration will be available, although attendees are encouraged to register in advance. We cannot guarantee that registrations mailed after March 23, 2017 will be processed prior to the meeting.

Complimentary Full Meeting Registrations
Exhibitors who are AACRAO partners receive two complimentary full meeting registrations per 10 x 10 booth space. Exhibitors who are not AACRAO partners receive one complimentary full meeting registration per 10 x 10 booth space. 

Corporate Presenters receive one complimentary full meeting registration per corporate presentation purchased.  Additional corporate presenters can register at the full meeting rate.

Sponsors receive one complimentary registration unless otherwise specified in sponsorship agreement. Contact Natalia Jimenez at (202) 263-0287 or e-mail: corporateinfo@aacrao.org for more information.

Complimentary full meeting registrations include admission to professional development sessions, plenaries, and other events but do not include admission to paid preconference workshops, luncheons or the International Educators Reception. 

Additional Paid Meeting Registrations
Exhibitors and sponsors may purchase additional full meeting registrations at the early bird, member rate.  Note that the usual cancellation and refund policies apply to paid registrations.

Exhibit Hall Only Registrations
Exhibitors who are staffing booths in the exhibit hall may register for complimentary Exhibit Hall Only registrations (limit of three complimentary Exhibit Hall registrations per 10x10 booth).  Exhibitors who exceed their allotment of complimentary Exhibit Hall Only registrations may purchase additional registrations at $40 each. Note that Exhibit Hall Only registrants may not attend professional development sessions.

Guest registration is available for spouses, companions, and children of registrants.  A discounted guest registration fee is offered to children under 18.  Registered guests may visit the Exhibit Hall and attend the Welcome Reception and other special events (excludes professional development sessions).

Workshops and Luncheons
Exhibitors and sponsors may purchase tickets for preconference workshops and the International Educators Reception.

Payment
Registrations MUST be accompanied by check, money order, or credit card charging authorization. Forms received without payment will NOT be processed.  Funds must be in U.S. dollars.  Checks or money orders should be made payable to AACRAO.  (For accounting purposes, the AACRAO Federal Tax ID number is 52-2274900.)

Tickets & Badges
Name badges are required to be worn at all times.  Appropriate exhibitor identification is required for admission to the exhibit hall when the hall is closed to registrants. Paid workshops, luncheons, and the International Educators Reception require tickets that will be distributed along with your badge at the Annual Meeting.

Confirmations
Confirmations will be sent via e-mail to registrants within one week of receipt.  If an e-mail address is not provided, or if an e-mail sent to you is returned as undeliverable, you will receive a confirmation via fax or regular mail within 5-7 business days.

Substitutions, Cancellations, and Refunds
All changes, substitutions, and cancellations must be made in writing.  Substitutions may be made without penalty. Fax to (301) 694-5124 or e-mail aacraoannual@experient-inc.com

Deadlines for refund of attendee registration, guest, and workshop registration fees:
By February17, 2017 -- Full refund less $50 processing fee
From February 18, 2016 to March 22, 2017  -- Full refund less $150 processing fee
After March 22, 2017 --  No refund

No-shows will not receive refunds of any fees paid. If AACRAO cancels a meeting, it will make every effort to notify registrants in advance. AACRAO is not responsible for any charges or cancellation fees assessed by airlines, hotels, or travel agents. 

Special Needs
If you have special needs and require accommodation to fully participate, please e-mail a description of your requirements by February 17, 2017 to meetings@aacrao.org. Should you require special hotel accommodations, please notify the hotel when making your reservation.

Questions? 
For registration only: Call (866) 229-3691 or (301) 694-5243 or e-mail: aacraoannual@experient-inc.com. Please allow seven business days for processing of form before calling to confirm receipt of form and/or changes submitted.

For general questions: Call (202) 293-9161 or e-mail: meetings@aacrao.org

Other exhibit, sponsorship, or corporate presentation-related questions: Contact Natalia Jimenez at (202) 263-0287 or e-mail: corporateinfo@aacrao.org