Conference Costs and Lodging Packages

2017 Registration Fee: $125 (until July 1)
2017 Optional Field Trips: $75 ($15 surcharge for canoe trip)

Please read the following instructions carefully before choosing a housing and meals option:

  • Rooms in Norton Hall have air conditioning and one or two twin-sized beds.
  • Both single and double occupancy rooms are available.
  • All rooms have free high-speed internet access, but an Ethernet cable is recommended.
  • No more than two guests will share a bath.
  • 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.


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

Single Occupancy
1. $292 - Four nights single (Breakfast on Wednesday - Breakfast on Saturday)
2. $225 - Three nights single (Breakfast on Thursday - Breakfast on Saturday)
3. $183 - Two nights single (Lunch on Thursday - Breakfast on Saturday)

Double Occupancy
4. $252 -- Four nights double (Breakfast on Wednesday - Breakfast on Saturday)
5. $195 -- Three nights double (Breakfast on Thursday - Breakfast on Saturday)
6. $163 -- Two nights double (Lunch on Thursday - Breakfast on Saturday)

7. $0 Commuter with no meals
8. $60* -- Commuter with 2 lunches and 2 dinner including picnic on Friday
*Due to popular demand, the commuter meal package now includes dinner on Thursday

CANCELLATION POLICY: Refunds, minus a $25 fee, are available 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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