ACUI and Conference Program Team are prioritizing access and safety. Mark your calendars for the 2021 Virtual Annual Conference, March 3–5.

The 2021 ACUI conference is not going to just be a series of webinars. The Conference Planning Team is developing an engaging virtual event that will provide:

  • Timely education to address current challenges and advance inclusive, safe communities
  • A supportive network with which to celebrate and get reenergized
  • Innovative ideas and business solutions to prepare for the future
  • New connections and coping strategies to address social isolation and stress 
  • Fun learning environments to serve various learning styles and personalities
New York City 2021

Educational Sessions

Session Deadline Extended to November 20

The Conference Program Team continues to seek sessions for the 2021 Annual Conference, now being offered virtually. Please consider sharing your lessons from the pandemic, research findings and implications, social justice frameworks, and expertise in fiscal management.

Please note that ACUI is using a new service called Sessionize to manage this year's call for sessions. You will need to create an account and profile through this platform prior to submitting your session.

The deadline to submit is November 20.

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The Conference Program Team is working to finalize details of the 2021 event! Please find a tentative schedule below to help you plan. More details will be made available as confirmed.

Note: All times are Eastern

Tuesday, March 2
Join your colleagues for a day of networking before the conference! You will have the opportunity to connect with individuals from various communities of practice throughout the day.
Wednesday, March 3
  • Noon–1:30 p.m. Eastern – Opening & All-Conference Session
  • 1:30–2 p.m. – Networking Break
  • 2–2:45 p.m. – Educational Session Block 1
  • 3–4 p.m. – Regional Meetings
  • 4–4:45 p.m. – Educational Session Block 2
  • 5-6 p.m. – Networking
  • 6-7:30 p.m. – Education and Research Fund Happy Hour
Thursday, March 4
  • 11 a.m.–Noon – Healing Event
  • Noon–1 p.m. – All-Conference Session
  • 1–1:30 p.m. – Networking Break
  • 1:30–2:15 p.m. – Educational Session Block 3
  • 2:30–3 p.m. – Expo
  • 3–3:30 p.m. – Educational Session Block 4
  • 3:30–4:30 p.m. – Expo
  • 4:30–5 p.m. – Educational Session Block 5
  • 5–6 p.m. – Roundtables
  • 6–9 p.m. – Evening Activities
Friday, March 5
  • 10:30–11:30 a.m. – Expo (by appointment)
  • 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. – Business Meeting and Awards
  • 12:45–1:30 p.m. – Educational Session Block 6
  • 1:45–2:45 p.m. – Expo
  • 2:45–3:15 p.m. – Educational Session Block 7
  • 3:15–4 p.m. – Networking Break
  • 4–5:30 p.m. – All-Conference Session & Closing


Registration includes conference access to educational sessions, main stage sessions, exhibits, and most recordings. Specific workshop, session types, or affinity programs may require separate registration.

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Through January 27
January 28–February 23
After February 23
Campus Unlimited*
Professional Member
Professional Nonmember
Retiree/Released Personnel
Exhibit Hall/Business Meeting Only$0$0$0

*Please Read: Institutional (Unlimited) Registration Details

The campus option is only available to member campuses through the early registration deadline of January 27. All campus professionals affiliated with the campus registration must complete their individual registration by the February 23 deadline.

You must first complete the campus unlimited registration first before adding any other individuals to your registration to avoid each individual being charged the campus rate.

After securing the campus registration, each person who plans to attend should register to ensure they receive access to the conference.

  • If you already have an ACUI website login and are affiliated with your institution, you can simply proceed to register at the $0 professional rate.
  • If you don't currently have an ACUI website login, you will need to quickly create one to affiliate yourself with the institution:
    • Go to “My Account” (upper right hand corner of the website)
    • Select “Get Started” under “New Member? Forgot Your Password?” 
    • This will then prompt the account creation process. 
    • There will be a place to enter an Affiliate Account during this process; add your institution.
    • Once the account is created, you can proceed to register at the $0 professional rate.

If your institution already has an unlimited registration and you aren’t seeing the appropriate $0 professional registration option, please contact prior to submitting your registration to update your account.

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