Program Details for the National Symposium on Student Retention 2018

This year’s NSSR will take place Monday, November 5 through Thursday, November 8 at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah. Program details will be posted here as we finalize information.

Aerial View of University of Utah. Photo Credit: Adam Barker

The University of Utah is home to Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts and the Natural History Museum of Utah. It is a 10 minute drive from the location for #NSSR18. Photo Credit: Adam Barker

New This Year- Full Day Thursday

The symposium begins on Monday with full- and half-day pre-conference workshops, with the Welcome Reception afterwards. Tuesday’s activities start with a morning plenary session followed by a full day of concurrent sessions. Wednesday includes roundtable discussions as well as additional concurrent sessions. Our Best Practices Awards will be presented during breakfast on Thursday, followed by the poster session and a full day of concurrent sessions. Refreshments will be included throughout your time at the symposium.

Attendees will have many opportunities to hear presentations based on peer-reviewed papers, attend workshops providing hands-on opportunities, and network with a diverse group of colleagues from around the country.

To review highlights from the 2017 Symposium in Sandestin, Florida, see our Past Symposia page. Materials include the conference program, links to video and material from the keynote address, and award winners.