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National Character & Leadership Symposium

Deadlines & Fees

Dates & Deadlines:
October 4, 2021 Registration opens for Visiting Students and Faculty
December 6, 2021 Registration closes for Visiting Students and Faculty
January 3, 2022 Registration & Speaker Sessions open for all other participants
February 7, 2022 Registration closes to all participants
February 24, 2022 NCLS begins


Conference Fees:

Speaker Sessions (no meals) – Free

A limited number of meals are available for purchase for an additional cost. Please note that due to the high volume of in-person participants and the limited food vendors available onsite, we highly encourage participants to consider purchasing meals in advance during the registration process. The meal options and pricing are available upon registration and can be selected and confirmed until February 7.

Refund Policy: Full refunds for cancellations will be given until February 7, 2022 5:00 p.m. MST. In order to meet our catering deadlines, no refunds will be given after February 7, 2022 5:00 p.m. MST.

Please note that all meals need to be ordered and confirmed with payment through your registration by February 7 and we cannot accommodate new meal requests past this date.


Service Academy Cadets & Partnering University Students (includes ROTC cadets only if associated with a partnering university): The meal fee will be waived in the registration system with discount code provided to your faculty representative.

Visiting Students staying at USAFA: The mandatory meal fee includes all meals for duration of stay at Cadet Dining Facility “Mitchell Hall”.

Click here for travel directions and lodging info.

Check-in Process

All Community Participants, Visiting Students and Faculty, and Distinguished Guests will check-in and receive their badges at the Falcon Club.

Early check-in will be available on Wednesday February 23rd starting at 10:00 am MST until 10:00 p.m. MST.