2016 WACAC Annual Conference - Attendees

Los Angeles, California
Wednesday, June 01, 2016

2016 WACAC Annual Conference - Attendees
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - Friday, June 03, 2016

Loyola Marymount University
One LMU Drive
Los Angeles, California 90045
United States

Map and Directions
UPDATE: MAY 18, 2016
The conference is at capacity for attendees. There will be no on site registration option so we ask you to consider attending the 2017 WACAC Annual Conference/ 50th Birthday Bash next year.

Conference Schedule

Selected sessions out of 80:

  • All In: Engaging A Campus Community
  • College Access Initiative
  • Demonstrated Interest. Controversial? Maybe. Beneficial? Definitely.
  • FA for Counselors: What Does Prior Prior Mean?
  • How Do I Make My Essay, Like, Deep?
  • International Education - Benefits and Logistics
  • No More Walking Backwards: Moving the College Tour Forward
  • Reducing Anxiety in College Admissions and Standardized Testing
  • The Reality of Virtual High School
  • Trends in Counselor Fly-In Programs
  • UC Transfer Prep & UC TAP - A Pipeline to UC
Click HERE for the Conference Schedule.

Full Conference

Regular Registration (February 15 - March 31)
Members - $195 
Non-Members - $240

Late Registration (April 1 - May 13)
Members - $250
Non-Members - $295

On Site Registration (June 1 - June 2)
Members - $300
Non-Members - $345

Exhibitor Extra Attendee (February 15 - May 13)
$100 (Available to individuals whose company already purchased an Exhibitor Booth for $800)

One Day/Local Counselor
Thursday, June 2

Regular Registration  (February 15 - May 13)
Members - $100
Non-Members - $145

On Site Registration (June 2)
Members - $125
Non-Members - $170

*NOTE - This is the Local Counselor Day. There are no One Day Registration Options for Wednesday or Friday!

College Fair
Regular Registration  (February 15 - May 13) - $75
On Site Registration (June 1 or June 2) - $125

This is a FREE EVENT for registered attendees. Only college and university representatives wanting a table to exhibit must register and pay. One person per institution; all may stand by the table!

Pre-Conference Options

$65/session (Offered concurrently on June 1st from 8:30 - 12:30 p.m., so only one may be selected!)
  • IDEA Institute
  • The Arts
  • Counseling the College Bound Athlete
  • Essentials for New Independent Counselors
  • Middle Management Institute
  • Rookie Camp for High School Counselors
  • Selective College Admissions

On-Campus Lodging 

Loyola Marymount University is providing an on-campus lodging option for individuals wanting the "full" college experience. Single or Double rooms may be booked in blocks of three nights or two nights. No individual nights available. 

Checking in Tuesday, May 31 and checking out Friday, June 3!

Single Occupancy - 3 nights - $340 total
Double Occupancy - 3 nights - $180pp ($360 total)

Checking in Wednesday, June 1 and checking out Friday, June 3!

Single Occupancy - 2 nights - $230 total
Double Occupancy - 2 nights - $125pp ($250 total)

Linens (sheet set, blanket, towel, pillow) will be provided. Guests will need to bring amenities like hair dryers, hangers, etc. Parking is an additional $10/day.

WACAC attendees will be staying in either Leavey 4 or Rains Residence Halls.

Hotel Reservations 

The host hotel is the Los Angeles Airport Marriott at 5855 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045. Rooms are $159/night plus taxes and parking of $34.10 daily. Click HERE for more information about the hotel and to book a room.

On-Campus Parking/Getting To and From Campus

Parking on the LMU campus is $10/day. We encourage people to consider carpooling to the campus and to allow extra time to park each morning before your sessions. You may prepay your parking on campus HERE.

We suggest Uber or Lyft to get to/from your hotel to campus. No shuttle will be running between hotels and the campus.

Contributor/Exhibitor Registration

Click HERE to register. Please note that all contributions must be received by MAY 6 in order to appear in the program booklet (due to printing deadlines). We will do our best to showcase those received after that date during the conference.



Contact Information

  • Peggy Hock
    WACAC Past President and Conference Chair
    Email: phock@me.com

    Teri Kuwahara
    WACAC Event Planner
    Email: wacaceventplanner@wacac.org

    Deanna Kilgour
    WACAC Office
    Email: wacacadmin@wacac.org

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