Event Details

2019 WaACRAO Conference
Thursday, August 1, 2019

The Evergreen State College
s’gʷi gʷi ʔ altxʷ: Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
2700 Evergreen Parkway NW
Olympia, Washington 98505

Event time: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
Check-in starts at 7:30 am

Driving Directions and Maps

Detailed Campus Map

Keynote Speaker: Jack Miner, AACRAO President-Elect (Bio)


Online registration is now open until July 26, 2019 (11:59 pm PST).

Registration Details


A glimpse at some of the sessions offered at this year’s conference:

  • WaACRAO Legislative Update
  • PACRAO’s Leadership Development Institute
  • The Changing Landscape in Higher Education Policy
  • Veterans on Campus: What you need to know
  • FERPA Time: Hot Topics, Accidental Breaches, and Other Delicate Scenarios
  • Best Practices for Recruiting and Supporting Underrepresented High School Students

And many more

2019 Conference Sessions


Here are some hotels near campus.

  • DoubleTree* (there are limited rooms reserved for our organization until July 1)
  • Hotel RL by Red Lion
  • Ramada by Wyndham
  • TownePlace Suites

*When booking, let the hotel know you are with our organization and ask about government rates.

You can find more hotel information at Experience Olympia-Hotels


Daily parking passes ($3.00) are available at the parking booth located at the main entrance to campus (cash only) or at the Parking Pass Machine in F Lot (cash and cards accepted).
*Parking is free for state cars.
We highly encourage carpooling!

B Lot is closest to the Longhouse and Purce Hall

The campus map will show you how to find the parking booth, parking lots and the parking permit machine in F Lot (the parking booth and parking permit machine are indicated with an “i”).