Registration Rates

Before 22 May 2020

  • ACPA members: $599USD
  • ACPA student members: $299USD
  • Non-members: $799USD
  • Student non-members: $399USD

After 22 May 2020 

  • ACPA members: $799USD
  • ACPA student members: $399USD
  • Non-members: $999USD
  • Student non-members: $499USD

Payment and Cancellation Policy

Registrations can be paid by check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express. All fees must be prepaid. Purchase orders are not accepted. Refunds will be given for cancellations, received in writing at ACPA by 22 May 2020. After 22 May 2020, there are no refunds. ACPA reserves the right to charge a service fee of US$50 for returned checks. Registrations are non-transferable. The conference may be canceled or postponed due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. In this case, the fees will be fully refunded; however, ACPA will not be responsible for other additional costs, charges or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines and/or travel agencies.

Lodging Information

The host hotel for the Institute is The Westin Long Beach. Single/double rooms are available for $255/night, plus tax. Reservations can be made online at our group rate booking link by June 2, 2020.

Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities
ACPA Student Affairs Assessment Institute scholarships will be awarded to two individuals who have financial constraints which might prevent their participation in the Institute.Persons who are of color, indigenous, trans,women, who have disabilities, or who have other minoritized or silenced identities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please complete the scholarship application to apply for one of the two scholarships. One scholarship is named in memory of Marybeth Drechsler Sharp, longtime ACPA member and former Executive Director of the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education.

The scholarship covers the conference fee and cannot be used for other expenses (e.g., travel, hotel, meals). Scholarship recipients may be asked to provide a written reflection/testimonial.


Applications are due no later than 11:59PM eastern on May 4, 2020. Applicants will be informed of their application status by May 18, 2020. All communications will be sent through the email listed in
the applicant's application.

If you have any questions, please contact Jaime Williams at [email protected] or 804.827.8286.

Conference Attire

The attire for this conference is business casual.


For travel purposes, the Institute begins at 8:00am on Wednesday 24 June and ends at 1:00pm on Friday, 26 June 2020.  Pre-Institute Sessions are scheduled from 1:00pm to 4:00pm on Tuesday, 23 June. We suggest that attendees book flights arriving in Long Beach on Tuesday and book flights that depart Long Beach after 3:00pm on Friday.

The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is located about 20 miles from Long Beach and is serviced by most major airlines. 

SuperShuttle provides service between the Los Angeles International Airport and the Westin Long Beach. The cost of the shuttle is around $25 one way.

Taxi, Uber, and Lyft rideshares: An Uber or Lyft from the Los Angeles International Airport to the Westin Long Beach will cost $30-45 (depending on time of day, traffic, and other factors). A taxi may cost $70 or more.

The Long Beach Airport (LGB) is located about 6 miles from the Westin Long Beach and is serviced by Delta, JetBlue, and Southwest with flights from some major cities.

Taxis, Uber, Lyft, and Wingz rideshares from the Long Beach Airport to the Westin Long Beach will cost $10-20 (depending on time of day, traffic, and other factors). A taxi may cost $25.


For questions about the Student Affairs Assessment Institute or any ACPA Professional Development Event, please contact ACPA Director of Professional Development, Angela Hoffman.