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National Character & Leadership Symposium

Deadlines & Fees

Dates & Deadlines:
October 1, 2018 Registration opens for external audiences
January 13, 2019 Registration closes to Visiting Students and Faculty (travel details, sponsor information and payment completed)
February 4, 2019 Registration opens to internal audiences. Speaker selection becomes available for all audiences
February 12, 2019 Registration closes to all audiences
February 20, 2019 Out of town guests arrive
February 21, 2019 NCLS begins
February 22, 2019 NCLS events conclude
Conference Fees:

$0 Speaker Sessions Only (no meals)**

$120 Meal Package (includes breakfast and lunch on Thursday and Friday only)

$157 Meal Package with Symposium Dinner (breakfast and lunch on Thursday and Friday, plus the Thursday evening formal dinner: No Student Participants)

$37 Symposium Dinner Only (No Student Participants)

**Note: We are unable to give refunds for meals within 5 days of the beginning of NCLS. Our fee only covers the cost of the meals and we submit those numbers 5 days prior to the start of the Symposium**


Service Academy Cadets & Partnering University Students: $0, even with meal package (includes ROTC cadets ​only ​if associated with a partnering university)

Visiting Students staying at USAFA: $60 mandatory meal fee, includes all meals for duration of stay at Cadet Dining Facility “Mitchell Hall”.

**Note: We CANNOT process payment for meals once the conference has begun. Please select and pay for a meal package at time of registration, or make other eating arrangements for your time at the symposium.**