Conference FAQ

Registering for the Conference

We welcome and encourage undergraduate, graduate, and international students to join us at NCCWSL.

Current and recent undergraduate and graduate women are the intended audience. We also encourage campus professionals to attend the conference.

Yes, male allies can — and do — attend NCCWSL. College student men and male campus professionals are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Registration will open Mid December!

Early Bird Registration: Ends April 3, 2023

Regular Registration: Ends May 5, 2022

  • STEM half-day option May 31, 2023
    • Early Bird: $65
    • Regular: $75
  • Residential: May 31-June 2, 2023
    • Early Bird: $565
    • Regular: $685
  • Commuter: May 31-June 2, 2023
    • Early Bird: $385
    • Residential: $505
  • Group Coordinator (Not Attending): May 31-June 2, 2023
    • $0
  • Group Coordinator (Attending): May 31-June 2, 2023
    • Early Bird: $565
    • Regular: $685
  • Group discount 10% off registration on a group of ten or more!

Commuter registration does not include housing or paid parking. Register as a residential registrant if you are staying on campus during NCCWSL.

If you are attending NCCWSL as part of a group, a group coordinator is required to enter contact and registration information for each attendee. Coordinators may or may not be attending NCCWSL themselves. 

Group coordinators will need all of your attendees’ information on hand at the time of registration. When registering a group, coordinators can add and edit attendees’ information using their own logins. If an individual needs to make changes after the coordinator has completed a group registration, please follow the instructions in the confirmation email. 

Group Discount: A 10% discount is available to anyone registering 10 or more attendees as a group for the conference. 

Yes. We ask anyone registering on behalf of a student or campus professional to enter their own contact information as well. You will register as a group coordinator and be given your own login information.

You can do this by logging back into Community Hub on the AAUW website. You can change contact information and registrations. If you run into problems, please reach out to and they can initiate changes for you.  

Yes. Students can apply for national scholarships. Both full and partial scholarships will be awarded based on merit, financial need and availability.

No. You need only complete your scholarship application. If awarded a scholarship you will be registered by AAUW staff. If you are not awarded a scholarship but still plan to attend, you will be able to register at our early-bird rate.

National scholarships are provided through AAUW’s national office and cover residential or commuter registration, one optional add-on activity, and scheduled meals. Awardees will be registered by AAUW staff. 

Local branch/state scholarships are provided through AAUW branches and states in your area. Recipients receive funding directly from an AAUW branch or state, and the amounts may vary. To inquire about local funding, please work with your local branch or state directly. Find your local branch here.

Note: You cannot receive both a national and a local branch/state scholarship. 

No. Scholarships are nontransferable.

No. Awards can be used only for registration.

Yes, with limited refunds. View our cancellation policy.

Note: We will not be accepting registrations, transfers, or refunds after April 30.

Attending the Conference

Conference agenda will be available early March.

Yes, the NCCWSL app will be available closer to the conference start date.

Yes, free WiFi will be available in the conference buildings.

The STEM pre-conference workshop is the only session you will need to pre-register for.

We’ve put together a list of things to pack!

There is no official dress code for NCCWSL but business casual is appreciated. Attendees are encouraged to dress in cocktail or semi-formal attire for the Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony Friday evening.

College Park at the end of May is generally in the mid to upper 80s and humid. We suggest light layers, as the conference sessions will be air conditioned.


Residential registrants receive housing for three nights (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) in campus residence halls. Saturday night housing is available for $60 per person per night. We do not offer housing on Tuesday night prior to the start of the conference.

Commuter registrants do not receive housing.

A limited number of single-occupancy rooms are available for campus professionals and students who medically require a single room.

No. If you are accompanied by a partner or other family members we recommend that you stay in a nearby hotel. Hotel accommodations are not included in registration and cannot be substituted for housing at the university. If you stay at a hotel, be sure to register as a commuter attendee.

Meals provided during the conference, regardless of registration type, include Wednesday dinner, Thursday breakfast, Thursday lunch, Friday breakfast, Friday lunch, Friday dinner and Saturday breakfast.

Please list all special needs and requests on your registration form. AAUW staff will be in touch prior to the conference to ensure that your time with us is enjoyable and seamless. If you have further concerns and would like to speak with a member of our staff please email




Yes! Follow AAUW at @AAUW on Twitter and @aauwnational on Instagram. Tag your posts with #NCCWSL23.

Other Questions

Learn about NCCWSL sponsorship opportunities here.

Workshop applications will open mid December. Learn about presenting a workshop at NCCWSL here.

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