Registration Information & Rates

Registration for the 2018 Women Leaders in College Sports National Convention (which will beheld October 14-16, 2018 in Atlanta) will open on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.

In order to take advantage of the discounted member pricing, your membership must be current and active. When registering online for the Women Leaders in College Sports National Convention, you will also be given the opportunity to renew your membership. Not sure if your membership is current? Contact our office at 816.389.8200.

Your Convention registration grants you access to all Convention-related events, including:

  • Best-in-class leadership development and career advancement programming
  • Focused learning and growth opportunities including three general sessions, 15 breakout sessions, and two roundtables.
  • Five networking receptions and activities and one breakfast allowing attendees the opportunity to connect and engage with key influencers, industry leaders, and search firms.
  • Two celebratory luncheons recognizing Administrators of the Year (all divisions), Lifetime Achievers, and young administrators.
  • Foundation Fund Party for a Purpose that includes open bar, an auction, and a DJ.
Please note, hotel reservations are NOT included in your registration. You are responsible for making your own hotel reservations. Women Leaders in College Sports arranged a discounted room rate at the downtown Atlanta Marriott Marquis for $179/night. You'll be able to make those reservations when Convention registration opens on July 11, 2018.

Registration Fees (subject to change)

 Registration Type  Early Bird
Jul 11-Aug 17
Aug 18-Sep 21
Sep 22-Oct 8
after Oct 8
 Membership Join/Renew
 Members  $450  $499  $550  $575  $200
 Non-Members  $675  $750  $775  $825  n/a
 Retirees  $250  $325  $350  $375  $35
 Student/Intern  $250  $325  $350  $375  $75


National Convention scholarships, in the form of registration fee waivers, will be awarded to current Women Leaders in College Sports members who demonstrate a need for financial assistance. Applicants must complete the application form (which will be available on July 11, 2018), submit a 500-word-or-less essay, and include one reference in order to be considered. In order to give those applicants not selected for a scholarship the chance to register during the early-pricing window, the deadline to apply for a scholarship is Friday, August 10, 2018.


Women Leaders in College Sports accepts credit card or checks (personal or institutional) as payment for National Convention registration. For check payment, please complete the registration as instructed, then select the "pay later" option on the payment page. An invoice will be generated and emailed to you. All checks MUST be received within 30 days of the date of invoice or else your registration will be forfeited. 

Cancellation Policy

Registration cancellations must be processed online (see FAQ page for instruction) or received in writing by September 21, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. CST and are subject to a $75.00 processing fee. Refunds will not be granted after September 21, 2018, nor will they be given for no-shows, no exceptions. You may process your own refund online through your profile, or email cancellations to Elisha Orama at by September 21, 2018.