Northwest Association of College & University Housing Officers

NWACUHO Annual Conference

Learn About the Annual Conference, February 17-19, 2020

The Board of Directors and Local Arrangements Committee are excited to welcome you to beautiful Bellevue, WA! Conference registration will open in October, and you can make sure your individual, institution, or corporate membership is up to date for 2020 by visiting the membership registration page, or contacting conference@nwacuho.org to confirm your individual, institution, or corporate membership.


Conference Registration

Registration Type 
Cost (USD)
NWACUHO Member  $450.00
Non-Member  $550.00
Day Attendee $275.00
Students (undergrad/grad)  $200.00
Exhibitor  $800.00
Exhibitor Additional Meal Packages  $70.00
Banquet Ticket  $65.00
Late Fee (Registered after 1/17/20 at 4pm MST/5pm PST/6pm AT)  $50.00

Register Now! 

NWACUHO strives to create equitable opportunity for all members to attend the Annual Conference. With internationalization an important value of the Association, the Board of Directors has decided to provide Canadian members a discount in order to make attendance to the conference more possible. For Canadian institutional and individual member registrants, please contact conference@nwacuho.org for a discount code.

Cancellations, Substitutions, and Refunds

As described at registration, cancellations with a full refund will be available through January 17, 2020.  After January 17, 2020, registrations will be non-refundable, however, registrants can be replaced with another registrant prior to February 17, 2020.

If there is any inclement weather, the Board will be reviewing our refund policy following the conference and informing impacted delegates of any amendments. If you have any questions, please contact conference@nwacuho.org.

Present at NWACUHO 2020!

The Programming & Development Task Force is excited to announce program submissions are now being accepted for the 2020 annual conference in Bellevue, Washington. Our local arrangements team is preparing for another outstanding conference, and the Programming Task Force is excited to announce the return of tracks to the programming curriculum. Visit our Program Submission webpage for more information!

Plan Your Conference with the Local Arrangements Guide!

The Local Arrangements Guide has you covered from information about food and transportation to local attractions and nearby consulate offices.

Transportation, Parking, and Accommodations
Food (Distance from Hilton Bellevue)
Activities in Bellevue
  • Bellevue Botanical Garden (free)
  • Bellevue Arts Museum ($15 admission)
  • Bellevue Square/The Bellevue Collection (free)
    • A shopping and dining hub with over 200 retailer locations
  • Mercer Slough Nature Park (free)
    • Trails and wetlands
  • Bellevue Downtown Park (free)
    • 20-acre park featuring a 240-foot waterfall and views of Mt. Rainier
Nearby Activities (Greater Seattle Area)
  • Pike Place Market
  • Museum of Pop Culture
  • Seattle Art Museum
  • Fremont Troll
  • Golden Gardens

Conference and Program Schedule

Conference interest session information is posted in Sched, an app that is available from both the iOS App Store and the Google Play store. Download the app, search for NWACUHO, select the guide, and start inputting your conference schedule! Use the app on your mobile device, or use the address (COMING SOON) on any web browser. Updates are made and pushed to Sched as soon as we know of any changes.

Hotel and Conference Center

NWACUHO has a block of rooms available at the Hilton Bellevue; check out this link! The NWACUHO room block spaces are $149/night from February 15 – 20, 2020.  Booking within the NWACUHO room block helps fulfill NWACUHO’s hotel contract, provides free in-room WiFi, and offers convenient same-building access to the conference venue.  The Hilton offers accessible spaces in their facility, including rooms, lobby, routes within the hotel, valet parking, meeting spaces, exercise facility, and restrooms.



Parking at the Hilton Bellevue is self-park at $20 USD/day. Accessible parking is available.

 Transportation to/from Sea-Tac Airport

Type Typical Minimum Charge
Shuttle Express $26 USD
Rental Car $50 USD
King County Metro Transit $2.75 USD
Taxi $55 USD

Accessibility Information

The Diversity and Inclusion Committee compiles information and local resources for attendees in preparation for the conference. For questions, contact diversity@nwacuho.org, or conference@nwacuho.org.

Identity Based Resources for Bellevue – COMING SOON!

Accessibility Resources for Bellevue – COMING SOON!

Corporate Members and Exhibitors

Review exhibition hall information, booth and amenity details at http://nwacuho.org/exhibits-and-corporate-membership/corporate-membership. If you have questions about delivery, conference agenda, or ways to participate with NWACUHO membership, contact the Board of Directors at conference@nwacuho.org.

Important information for exhibitors:

Awards and Scholarships

One of the most exciting opportunities of the conference each year is the recognition of professionals in our field who are going above and beyond. If you work with, or know someone in the NWACUHO region who is making significant contributions to our field, please consider nominating them for one of our Awards! Additionally, if you know of someone who would benefit by attending this year’s annual conference, send them information on self-nominating for a scholarship! All nominations and applications are due by December 2, 2019 11:59pm PST.

Board of Directors Elections

The NWACUHO Board of Directors is democratically elected by the members of the association in accordance with our Association’s bylaws and Elections Policy. This year, several terms of directors and officers are coming to an end and therefore the positions will be up for election. Visit the elections webpage for available positions, application information, and election processes during the annual conference.


For any questions related to the conference, please email conference@nwacuho.org.