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National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition

Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of frequently asked questions regarding our events. If you have a question that is not answered here, please email the Conference Staff at

General Questions

The call for proposals for the 31st National Conference on Students in Transition will open April 25, 2024.

The call for proposals for the 2025 Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience  will open summer 2024.

We typically send out proposal decisions about eight weeks after the  proposal submission deadline. 

The 2025 conference will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

The 2024 SIT conference will take place virtually. 

The fee schedule for 2024 - 2025 has not been finalized yet. Our 2023 - 2024 pricing structure was as follows: 

FYE - $625 for early bird registration, $700 for regular registration, and $850 for onsite registration. 

SIT - $575 for early bird, $625 for regular registration, and $725 for late registration.  

Written cancellations/refund requests submitted on or before the Early Registration deadline date will have the registration fee refunded less a $100 administrative fee.

Cancellation/refund requests made after Early Registration deadline date for any reason, including health or weather, will not be possible due to the financial commitment we have made on your behalf. Event attendee substitutions are welcome at no charge.

All cancellations of registration or refund requests must be made in writing to Please enter the name of the event in the subject line. Telephone requests will not be honored. Refunds will be processed within 14 business days following the event.

We use Guidebook for our conference scheduling, while details are subject to change, the most up to date information will be found there.

To find the guide, search the full name of the conference, including iteration number.

All of our finalized upcoming events are posted on our Events Page

Presenter Questions

Session times are listed in local time for in-person events and Eastern Standard Time (EST) for virtual events.

Please visit our Best Practices for Video Recording to make sure you are capturing the highest quality content possible.

Only preconference workshop presenters submit materials before the conference. All other presenters can submit materials to the repository after the conference has concluded.  

Please send the conference staff a digital copy of your slides and/or handouts after the conference by emailing them to

Author lunch and dinner sign-ups are run through the individual vendors hosting those events. You can sign-up via their preconference emails or by contacting the sponsoring vendor directly.

Please email with any presentation update requests. Updates will not be able to be made after July for SIT and after December for FYE.


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