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Do I have to register in advance?

Yes. Due to limited seating, we ask that all registrants register ahead of time. If there is room, we may accommodate walk-in registrations.

Is there a group rate?
Are there modified registration rates, such as for one day only?

We offer a one-day registration rate of $150.

There are also discounted rates available on two-day registration for federal employees ($75) and students ($150).

What forms of payment do you accept?

All registration payments must be made in U.S. dollars.

CAPSEE utilizes a secure third-party processor to accept credit card payments including Discover, MasterCard, American Express, and VISA. Any personal information collected during registration will be used for billing and identification purposes only.

We also accept checks payable to Teachers College, Columbia University. Mail checks for receipt by March 23 to:

Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 West 120th Street, Box 174
New York, NY 10027

What is your cancellation policy?

To cancel your registration, a written request must be sent to on or before March 15. A $5.00 processing fee may be deducted from your refund, which will be issued 3–4 weeks after the conference. CAPSEE is unable to honor any refund requests received after March 15.

If, after registering, you find you are unable to attend, you are welcome to send a colleague in your place at no additional charge. Please notify CAPSEE by email if you wish to transfer your registration to a colleague, and include the colleague’s email address.

CAPSEE assumes no liability in the event that the conference is canceled, rescheduled, or postponed, and is not responsible for any nonrefundable transportation, accommodation, or other costs incurred by registrants. Badge sharing, splitting, and reprints are strictly prohibited.

Where will lunch and breakfast be served?

Lunch and breakfast will be served in the Presidential Ballroom, on the Capital Hilton’s second floor.

Is the conference open to the press?
Members of the press should contact Elizabeth Ganga, Communications Specialist, at 212-678-3394 or for more information.
Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment, Teachers College, Columbia University
525 West 120th Street, Box 174, New York, NY 10027
TEL: 212.678.3091 | FAX: 212.678.3699
The Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment was established in the summer of 2011 through a grant (R305C110011) from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.
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