2023 Conference

Thank you to all who attended the 2023 WaACRAO Annual Conference! Conference Agenda, site and lodging information below!

Date, location and lodging information below.

Date: Thursday, August 3, 2023
Time: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Location: Central Washington University
Registration fee: $55
Registration Deadline: July 26, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.

Conference presentations

Conference agenda at a glance

Conference program

Morning welcome and keynote from AACRAO Executive Director Melanie Gottlieb

Session evaluation link

Breakout session on topics such as residency, FERPA, military student support, AI in higher education and Hispanic serving institutions.

Vendor sessions

Lunch provided (Latin lunch buffet)

Campus tour of Central Washington University campus

Campus map and parking information

Visit https://www.cwu.edu/map for a map of the CWU campus. All sessions will be held in the Student Union & Recreation Center (SURC).

Daily visitor parking permits can be purchased online at https://www.cwu.edu/parking/cwu-parking-services. This color-coded map shows lot locations. The best parking for the SURC is lot I-15. Permits are $6 per day.

Lodging Information:

Red Lion Hotel  – 15 King, 15 double Queen at $116.00, cutoff date is July 30, 2023. Phone 509-925-9800

TownePlace Suites by Marriott – 10 King, 10 double Queen rooms at $98.00, cutoff rate/date is July 2, 2023.  Phone: 509-933-5000.

Holiday Inn Express – 10 rooms with 1 bed, 20 rooms with two beds, $98.00, cutoff rate/date is July 2, 2023.  509-962-9400

Best Western Plus – 15 King, 15 double Queen, $130, cutoff date is July 2, 2023. Phone 509-925-4244

Please mention WaACRAO to get the discount rate.

Conference Location

Thank you to Central Washington University for hosting the 2023 conference!

Plan the Conference You Want – Join the Board!

Help us plan the conference experience you want from WaACRAO.

Thinking about what the 2023 conference could be? Check out the Board position descriptions here, and contact Steve Downing, 2023 President, at steve.downing@bellevuecollege.edu if you’re interested or have questions.