NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo Registration

Annual Conference & ExpoNAFSA 2018 Registration

NAFSA 2018 Registration Deadlines and Rates

Important Dates
March 1, 2018 Registration & Hotel Reservations Opens 12:00 p.m. EST
April 13, 2018 Early-Bird Registration Closes 11:59 p.m. EDT
June 1, 2018 Online Registration Closes

2018 Registration Rates

Registrant Type

Early Bird
(by April 13, 2018)

(after April 13, 2018)
Daily Rate
NAFSA Member $639 $749 $375
Nonmember $915 $1,075 $535
Associate Member
Full-Time Student
Spouse/Life Partner
$369 $429 $215

Methods of Payment

  • Make your conference registration check payable in U.S. dollars (drawn on a U.S. bank) to NAFSA 2018.
  • Institutional checks must indicate names of participants. Any check received without names will be returned to the institution with a request for clarification.
Credit Card
  • NAFSA accepts American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard, and Visa credit cards as forms of payment.
  • Complete credit card information must be provided with online registration or on the registration form .
Please Note
  • Institutional purchase orders are not accepted as payment.
  • Wire transfers will be accepted for registrants outside the United States. For more information, please contact NAFSA's accounting department at +1.202.737.3699, ext. 2560, or
  • Traveler's checks in U.S. dollars are accepted as payment only at on-site registration.
  • Registration forms will not be processed without full payment.
  • Faxed or online registrations will be considered originals. Do not mail your registration form after you have registered by fax or online, as your credit card may be charged more than once.
  • Individuals may register for a single day's attendance using the daily registration rates. Daily rates will give you access to all of that day's offerings.


As an IE professional with over 15 years in the field I continue to see the NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo as the highlight of my year!Kati Anderson Bell, Dominican University of California

Included in Full Conference Registration

Open to all full conference registrants:

  • Four plenary addresses
  • Expo Hall and the NAFSA Pavilion
  • Sessions and seminars
  • Knowledge Community networking receptions
  • Poster fairs
  • Knowledge Community update meetings
  • Member Interest Group meetings
  • Regional meetings
  • Open meetings and roundtables
  • Opening Celebration and Closing Celebration
  • NAFSA 2018 App download
  • Career Center
  • Campus visits
  • U.S. Higher Education Partnership Fair
  • Africa Forum
  • Coffee Breaks

Registration Brochure

View the brochure online

Frequently Asked Questions

Conference FAQs