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Summer Admission Institute

Annual Summer Institute on College Admission and School Relations

August 3 – 7, 2020
University of San Diego

 

In 2020 WACAC assumes the administration of College Board’s well established, signature event, the Summer Admission Institute. This year will mark the 40th Institute and a chance to celebrate the former attendees and faculty of the Institute.

New admission counselors will participate in a five-day Institute on College Admission and School Relations, as they set the foundation for a rewarding and lasting career in college admission.

This annual event is designed to help newly hired admission officers develop the skills necessary to build strong institutional partnerships and assist students in the transition to college. Enrollment professionals from a variety of institutions will serve as faculty to provide personalized instruction, while discussion-based workshops will give you an opportunity to make connections and network among peers.

Registration

Registration will be available in March 2020

Participants

The Summer Institute is limited to individuals who are actively employed as college admission counselors at WACAC or NACAC approved institutions. Participants will have two years of experience or less in college admission.

Enrollment is limited and registrants are approved on a rolling basis. Once the institute fills up, additional participants will be put on a waiting list, and they will be notified two weeks before the institute if there is space available.

Online registration closes on July 1, 2020.

Program Schedule

Will be available in February 2020.

Faculty

Will be announced in January 2020.

Cost

Anticipated costs (based on previous years and subject to adjustment)

  • Registration fee for attendees from Member Institution: $950
  • Registration fee for attendees from Non-Member Institution: $995
  • Participants will pay for their own travel expenses (air/car) to/from the institute.

Registration Fee Includes

  • Tuition
  • Accommodations – a shared bedroom in an apartment. Please note that all participants must reside in on-campus housing during the institute.
  • Meals and refreshment breaks.
  • All resource materials.
  • Parking