Summer Institute for International Admissions

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Learn best practices in foreign credential evaluation at AACRAO's Summer Institute while connecting with others in a small, dedicated learning environment. Recognize educational structures and grading practices through collaboration and hands-on evaluation of authentic academic records to determine credential comparability and admission eligibility. You'll leave with a thorough knowledge base of global educational systems, their benchmark credentials, and the tools to confidently evaluate international prior learning.



  • Registration Fees

    Member First attendee rate - $1,450. Fee covers registration for one attendee for the entire week of the training.

    Non-member attendee rate - $1,850. Fee covers registration for one attendee for the entire week of the training.

  • Cancellation Fees

    Substitutions may be made without penalty, however, there are no refunds for any cancellations. Substitutions must be made in writing by emailing: No-shows will not receive refunds of any fees paid. If a workshop is cancelled, 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.

Meet the Faculty


Hyatt Arlington
1325 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington VA 22209
(703) 525-1234


  • Hotel


    Conference Rate (based on occupancy):

    • Single/double: $174 + tax per night

    *Tax is currently 13.25%


    • Call (703) 525-1234, mention that you are attending the 2020 AACRAO Summer Institute.

    Reservation Cut-off Date:

    Monday, August 10, 2020 (This is a limited block of rooms and early reservations are recommended.)


    • Valet parking: $37.00 (per day)
    • Self-parking: $32.00 (per day)

    *Fees are subject to change

  • Airports/Directions



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