NWACUHO
Northwest Association of College & University Housing Officers

NWACUHO Annual Conference

Register for the Annual Conference, February 12-14, 2018

The Board of Directors and local host committee are excited to welcome you to beautiful Victoria, BC! Conference registration is open, and you can make sure your individual, institution, or corporate membership is up to date for 2018 by visiting the membership registration page. 

Registration Fees

Registration Type Early Bird Discount
Registration Cost
(Until January 16th!)
Member $400
Non-Member $500
Day Attendee $275
Students
(undergrad/graduate)
$200
Exhibitor $800

After the January 16th Priority Deadline, a $50 Late Fee will apply.

Conference and Program Schedule

The 2018 Conference Schedule overview is available here. ​A detailed​ ​schedule​ ​will​ ​be​ ​found​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Guidebook​ ​app,​ ​​available​ ​in January 2018.​ ​Times​ ​are​ ​subject​ ​to​ ​change​ ​as​ ​the​ ​conference​ ​schedule​ ​becomes​ ​finalized. 

Some food and meals are provided during the conference. Should you need this documented for planning or reimbursement, you will find it listed here: 2018 Conference Meals Provided.

Conference Site 

Our conference is conveniently located across the street from the hotel at the Victoria Conference Centre! An easy commute across the street, the conference centre is located on First Nations land and prides itself on bringing people together from all over the world to meet.

Lodging

DoubleTree by Hilton 

NWACUHO has arranged for a competitive rate of $140 CAD/night at the beautiful DoubleTree by Hilton. To book your room in the NWACUHO room block, please visit the DoubleTree Hilton reservation website. Thank you in advance for booking through this link. Our room block, and filling it, is an important part of our contract with the host site and helps us keep costs low for our members. Through this block, you are also welcome to arrive as early as February 10, 2018 or stay as late as February 16, 2018.

Check-in and Check-out
Contact the hotel directly to arrange an early arrival time or late check out time if your travel requires it.
Check in: 4:00 PM
Check out: 11:00 AM

Join the Programming Task Force

The Programming Task Force works to select sessions for the 2018 Annual Conference in Victoria. This is a great professional development opportunity and shapes our annual conference, so please complete this interest form to help.

Scholarships

Each year, NWACUHO supports professional development for its membership through multiple scholarship opportunities to attend regional and national conferences and training. For the NWACUHO Annual Conference, we accept applications and nominations through December 1st at 11:59pm Pacific.

Awards

NWACUHO Awards recognize the work of members in our region in a multiple areas of experience and expertise. Nominations are collected and reviewed before annual conference. All award nominations are due December 1st at 11:59pm Pacific.

Present at NWACUHO 2018!

The Programming & Development Task Force is excited to announce program submissions are now being accepted for the 2018 annual conference in Victoria, British Columbia. 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! 

If you are looking for resources to prepare an educational session for adult learners, be sure to review Practices for Improving Learning During Conference Presentations Presented by Dr. Pam Schreiber, Assistant Vice President and Executive Director for Housing & Food Services at the University of Washington.

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.

Getting to Victoria

Ground

Taxi Service
Taxi service is regulated in BC and therefore all companies must charge the same. They cannot discount unless it is through a registered account (which is invoiced/paid monthly).

YYJ Airport Shuttle
20% discount (one way ticket)
Discount Code NWACUHO
Register online: https://yyjairportshuttle.com/

**Please note that Uber is not available in Victoria! Make arrangements with the shuttle, taxi, or car rental for transportation to and from the DoubleTree by Hilton.

Air

Alaska Air
7% discount
Date range: Feb 8-17, 2018. Blackout dates Feb 15-19.
Alaska, Washington, Oregon only; does not fly from Canadian cities
Discount Code ECMZD142 has been activated and is available for booking.

To use your Discount Code, go online to alaskaair.com and input the Discount Code when searching for flights. The discount will be applied to any flights meeting the contract parameters. By clicking the “?” next to the discount code box after entering the code you may view a detailed description of the rules. You and your guests may also use the Discount Code by calling Alaska Airlines Group Desk; however a $15.00 per person ticketing fee will apply. Please check your contracts for validity dates, rules and restrictions.

Please verify all current baggage allowances and fees as well as travel policies on www.alaskaair.com prior to travel. If you have questions about the Discount Code, please contact the Alaska Air Group Desk at 800-445-4435.

WestJet
10% discount on Econo
15% discount on Econo Plus
Date Range: Feb 5-14, 2018. Blackout dates Feb 15-20.
Discount Code 3S9KEQZ has been activated and is available for booking.

We are happy to confirm that WestJet offers 10% off Econo and 15% off Plus base fares for travel between Victoria and anywhere WestJet flies in North America. To take advantage of this offer, you will need the discount code listed. If you have questions about how to complete a booking with your discount codes, please check out WestJet’s frequently asked questions.

You can change or cancel reservations within 24 hours of booking at no charge. Further changes or cancellations can be made up to 2 hours prior to the flight; please note additional fees or charges may apply for each guest depending on fare class booked and differences in fare. Check out the service fees page for more information.

Kenmore Air
10% discount
Date Range: Feb 9-14, 2018.
Discount Code UVIC2018 has been activated and is available for booking.
Valid on flights to/from Victoria, LKE, and KEH

LKE: South Lake Union Terminal, 950 Westlake Ave North, Seattle WA 98109
KEH: Kenmore Air Harbor Terminal, 6321 NE 175th Street, Kenmore, WA 98028

Harbour Air
20% discount
Date range: Feb 8-17, 2018
Discount Code NWACUHO02-18 has been activated and is available for booking.

Subject to availability, attendees will receive a 20% discount on our regular fares for confirmed travel to/from Victoria. Please note that all rates are subject to tax and fees. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions or be paid by Airbucks or TurboBucks and cannot be applied to private charters.

In order to receive this special discounted rate, attendees must contact our Reservation Department directly by phone at 1.800.665.0212, by e-mail at reservation@harbourair.com or online at www.harbourair.com and quote the promotional code. Also be advised that attendees will need to provide proof of registration upon check-in. All schedules and location information can be accessed through our website at www.harbourair.com.

Sea

Victoria/Seattle Clipper
10% discount
Date Range: February 8-19, 2018
Discount Code NWACUHO has been activated and is available for booking.

Please use the provided link, which will automatically put the promo code in for reservations

Things to Do in Victoria:

Prince of Whales Whale Watching
10% discount on Zodiac Adventures
Date Range: Feb 1-28, 2018
Discount Code NWACUHO2018 has been activated and is available for booking.

Check the company website for availability: https://princeofwhales.com/victoria-tours/zodiac-adventures/
Once entered, (just before credit card payment) it will automatically discount 10%.

Questions?

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