2017 HBCU Week Conference Registration


The Annual National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Week Conference is planned under the leadership of the White House Initiative on HBCUs and with input from the President’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs and its conference sponsors. It provides a forum to exchange information and share innovations among and between institutions. Stakeholders, which include: federal agencies, private sector companies and philanthropic organizations, provide an overview of successful engagements that if replicated could improve instruction, degree completion and the understanding of federal policies that shape and support higher education.

Frequently Asked Questions about Registration

Question: How do I register for the conference?
Answer: You may register by clicking here.
Question: Is there a cost associated with this conference?
Answer: There are no conference fees to attend this annual convening, however participants are responsible for their own hotel and ground transportation.
Question: Is on-line conference registration required for attendance?
Answer: Yes. Click here to register.
Question: I am unable to attend, how do I transfer my registration?
Answer: If registration is open, please cancel your registration and inform your replacement to make their own registration through the registration link. If registration is closed, the original registrant should send an email to special.events@ed.gov to request the transfer to another individual.  Please include in that message the full name, title, email address and organization of the new registrant.
Question: I’m on the waitlist.  What does that mean?
Answer Once, we reach capacity all new registrations will be placed on a waitlist. When space becomes available, those waitlisted individuals will be sent an automatic message stating that they are now registered to attend.