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Conference Costs and Lodging Packages

2024 Full Conference Registration = $159.00
Wednesday (full day) Field Trips  = $89.00 
Wednesday (full day) Workshops = $89.00
Friday (half-day) moring Field Trips are = $55.00

Optional On-Campus Accommodations & Meals

Residence Hall for 2024:  NORTON HALL

  • Rooms in Norton Hall have air conditioning and one or two XL TWIN-sized beds.
  • Both single and double occupancy rooms are available. If you choose double occupancy and do not list a specific roommate, someone of the same gender may be randomly assigned. Double occupancy rooms have their own bath. Single occupancy rooms will share a bath with 1 other single occupancy room.
  • All rooms have free high-speed wireless internet access
  • A linen pack consisting of two sheets, one blanket, one pillow with case, two towels and two washcloths is included for each guest. Many prefer to bring additional towels, toiletries, and an extra pillow.
  • Alcohol is allowed ONLY within private guest rooms only. It is not permitted in public areas or outside the residence hall.
  • Guests who stay on campus must agree to the terms and guidelines of the university's On-Campus Accommodations Policy.

Four-night accommodation packages check-in on Tuesday evening 5-8 p.m at Norton Hall.
Three-night packages check-in on Wednesday evening 5-8 p.m. at Norton Hall.
Two-night packages can check-in anytime during the day on Thursday at the Ramsey Center (not at the residence Hall).

NOTE: The rates below have been updated to INCLUDE the $159.00 Conference Registration (as it appears this way on the new registration portal).

Single Occupancy Room & Meal Packages  (including conference registration)

1. $548 - Four nights single (Breakfast on Wed - Breakfast on Sat)
2. $458 - Three nights single (Breakfast on Thursday - Breakfast on Sat)
3. $408 - Two nights single (Lunch on Thursday - Breakfast on Sat)

Double Occupancy Room & Meal Packages  (Including conference registration)
4. $508-- Four nights double (Breakfast on Wed - Breakfast on Sat)
5. $428 -- Three nights double (Breakfast on Thurs - Breakfast on Sat)

Commuters  (with conference registration)
7. $159 Commuter with no meals  (Conference Registration Only)
8. $254 -- Commuter with 2 lunches and 2 dinners including the picnic  (Thurs & Friday).

CANCELLATION POLICY: Refunds, minus a $25 fee, are available only until July 1. Requests must be received in writing. No refunds are available after July 1.

If you have questions about the campus accommodations please call 828.227.7397 or email

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