**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. You may register online or through the corporate registration form.**

Justification Letter: Use this customizable letter template to help get approval for conference attendance.  

**Registration is Open**

Important Deadlines

   Early registration:
   September 22

   October 23

   No refund after:
   September 29

3 Easy Ways to Register
PO Box 37500
Baltimore, MD 21297-3500


Registration Fees
Your AACRAO SEM Conference registration fee includes:

  • Three days of plenaries, breakout sessions, small group discussions and seminars for new and experienced SEM professionals
  • Networking with SEM colleagues from around the world
  • Session handouts
  • Luncheon, breakfasts, breaks and welcome reception

Guest tickets are available for spouses, companions, and children of registrants. A discounted guest registration fee is offered to children under 12. Registered guests may attend the welcome reception on Sunday. Preconference workshops require an additional fee. Preconference workshop participants will receive a breakfast. 

To qualify for the member rate, the registrant must be a roster-named member of a member institution, a corporate partner, organizational member, or an individual member. Registration materials must be received by October 23, or they will be processed at the Conference at the on-site rate.

Early bird registration deadline is September 22. Registrations must be faxed or postmarked by that date to qualify for the early bird registration rate.

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

Substitutions, Cancellations, and Refunds
Substitutions and cancellations must be made in writing. Fax to (330) 963-0319. Substitutions may be made without penalty. 

Deadlines for refund of conference and workshop registration fees:

  • By September 22: $50 processing fee
  • From September 22-29: $150 processing fee
  • After September 29: No refund

If a meeting is canceled, registrants will be notified in advance. AACRAO is not responsible for any charges or cancellation fees assessed by airlines, hotels, or travel agents. These terms and conditions will apply even if they are not printed on the registration form itself.

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


  • Registration only: Call (800) 310-7554 or (240) 439-2554 or email aacraosem@experient-inc.com
    Please allow seven business days for processing of form before calling to confirm receipt of form and/or changes submitted.
  • General questions: Call (202) 293-9161 or email meetings@aacrao.org