Registration Information

Registration Deadline: December 2, 2011​

There are three ways to register for the 2012 Presidents Institute:  

  1. Register online and pay by credit card or by check. 
    Note: Individuals must be registered one at a time. To register a spouse, complete your registration for the president, then register your spouse.

    If an attendee cannot be found in our database, use Sign Up a New Contact, then proceed to registration.

  2. Complete a paper registration and submit with credit card information by fax to (202) 466-7238 or by mail to the CIC address below.

  3. Complete a paper registration and mail with check payment to:

Presidents Institute
Council of Independent Colleges
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 320
Washington, DC 20036-1142

Email confirmation will be sent to you upon receipt of payment. If you do not receive confirmation within 10 days of payment, please inquire.

If you have questions regarding registration, please contact Sherita Jackson, CIC Conference and Program Coordinator, by phone at (202) 466-7230 or by email at

To ensure timely preparation of accurate and complete conference materials, please register for the Institute by December 2, 2011.

Registration Fees
(includes Awards Reception and Banquet)

President of a CIC Member Institution                                        $710
Presidential Spouse of a CIC Member Institution                    $400
President of a Nonmember Institution                                       $915
Presidential Spouse of a Nonmember Institution                   $570
Retired President                                                                                 $570
State Fund Member President                                                        $310


New Presidents Program

The cost to participate in the new presidents program (and new presidential spouses program) is $260 for new presidents and $150 for new presidential spouses. Please register for the program using the online registration form.

Guests for Awards Banquet

Presidents may invite special guests—such as trustees, donors, alumni, or other friends—to join you at the Awards Reception and Banquet. Please register guests using the online registration form. The cost is $135 per guest, with a maximum of four guests per president.

CIC Conference Registration and Cancellation Policy

Please note that CIC requires full payment by check or credit card at the time of registration, and registration confirmation will be sent only upon receipt of payment. Refunds of the registration fee (less a $50 processing fee) will be given for cancellations received, in writing, no later than December 2, 2011. Refund requests received between December 3 and December 11 will incur a charge equal to 25 percent of the total registration fee. Requests received after December 11, 2011, and “no shows” are ineligible for a refund. All refunds will be paid after the Institute.

Please send cancellation requests, in writing, to Sherita Jackson, CIC Conference and Program Coordinator, by phone at (202) 466-7230 or by email at