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Meeting at a Glance


  • Saturday, November 2

    2-Day Intensive: Foreign Credential Evaluation Workshop
    8:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Speaker Lounge Open

    2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Sunday, November 3
    Registration
    7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

    Speaker Lounge Open
    7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    Breakfast for Workshop Participants
    8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

    (S1) SEM Institute 
    Additional fee
    8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    2-Day Intensive: Foreign Credential Evaluation Workshop
    9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Lunch on Your Own

    12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    (S2) Afternoon Half-Day Workshops 
    Additional fee
    1:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
    -How to Craft a Financial Aid Leveraging Model
    -Use of Data and Data Analysis
    -How to Develop a SEM Plan

    (S2) ASCEND Leadership Development Program
    By invitation
    1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

    (S3) Team Huddle
     
    By invitation
    4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Gather your institutional team and meet with your SEM Coach to plan your time at the conference.

    SEM-EP Meet & Greet
    4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    All prospective students, current students, and graduates of SEM-EP are invited. For questions about the SEM Endorsement Program, contact Director Christopher Tremblay 

    (S4) Opening Plenary Presentation
    5:15 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
    Presenter: Sara Goldrick-Rab, Professor of Higher Education Policy & Sociology at Temple University, and Founding Director of the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice

    Exhibit Hall Open
    AACRAO Booth/Bookstore Open
    Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall 
    6:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
  • Monday, November 4
    Registration
    8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

    Speaker Lounge Open
    7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
     
    Exhibit Hall Open
    AACRAO Booth/Bookstore Open
    8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
    8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

    (M1) Plenary Presentation
    8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 
    Presenter: D. Mark McCoy, President, DePauw University
    Moderator: Kimberley Buster-Williams, Vice President for Enrollment Management, University of Mary Washington

    Registrar 101 & FERPA Workshop, Part 1
    Separate registration required
    9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by DIGARC

    Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
    10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.        

    (M2) Deep Dive Sessions 
    10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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    M2) Academic Leadership & Faculty Forum
    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Lunch on Your Own 
    12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  

    Exhibit Hall Open
    AACRAO Booth/Bookstore Open
    12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    (M3) Best Practice & Roundtable Sessions 
    1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 

    Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
    2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    (M4) Best Practice & Roundtable Sessions 
    3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

    (M5) Poster Showcase
    4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. 

    (M6) SEM Team End of Day Review
    By invitation
    5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

    LEAD (Leaders in Enrollment Advancing Diversity) Reception
    All SEM participants invited
    6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.


  • Tuesday, November 5


    Registration
    8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Speaker Lounge Open
    7:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m.

    Exhibit Hall Open
    AACRAO Booth/Bookstore Open

    8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

    Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
    8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. 

    Registrar 101 & FERPA Workshop, Part 2
    Separate registration required
    8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by DIGARC

    (T1) Plenary Panel Presentation 
    8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 
    Panelist: Dhanfu Elston, Vice President of Strategy, Complete College America
    Panelist: Amardeep Kahlon, Women in IT (WIT) Program Director, Austin Community College
    Panelist: Van Wilson, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Experience and Strategic Initiatives, Virginia's Community Colleges
    Moderator: Luisa Havens Gerardo, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, Virginia Tech

    Outstanding SEM Research Presentation Award
    The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center has selected one outstanding session that showcases an innovative approach to using data/research to improve enrollment management functions and to address the changing SEM landscape.

    Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

    10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.        

    (T2) Deep Dive Sessions
    10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    (T2) Senior SEM Leadership Forum CAPACITY REACHED
    No fee; pre-registration required; seating limited to the first 50 eligible participants
    10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Exhibit Hall Open
    AACRAO Booth/Bookstore Open
    12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    Lunch in the Exhibit Hall  
    12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  

    (T3) Best Practice & Roundtable Sessions
    1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 

    Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
    2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

    (T4) Best Practice & Roundtable Sessions 
    3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. 

    Reception for Institutional Teams
    By invitation
    5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    S
    ponsored by College Scheduler by Civitas Learning
  • Wednesday, November 6


    Speaker Lounge Open
    7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

    Registration
    7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

    Continental Breakfast
    7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

    (W1) Taking SEM Home
    8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

    (W2) Best Practice Sessions 
    8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

    (W3) Best Practice Sessions
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    (W4) Closing Plenary Presentation
    11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 
    Presenter: Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi, Astrophysicist and Space Science Education Lead for NASA