Registration Information

Methods of Registration and Payment
There are three ways to register for the 2013 Institute for Chief Academic and Chief Student Affairs Officers:
  1. Register online and pay by credit card or check.
    Note: Individuals should register one at a time.

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

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

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

Confirmation of your registration will be sent by email upon receipt of payment. If you do not receive confirmation within ten days, please inquire.

If you have questions regarding registration, please contact Joy Jump, CIC conference and program coordinator, by phone at (202) 466-7230 or email at

Registration Fees
(includes welcoming buffet dinner and all breakfasts)

First Administrator (CAO)
Other Administrator

Not a CIC member? In addition to reduced registration fees for the Institute, view the full list of member benefits.

Special Events

Welcoming Buffet Dinner (guest only)
Third or Fourth Year CAO Workshop
New CAO Workshop
Women CAO/CSAO Luncheon
Budget Fundamentals Workshop
Sophomore to Junior Year Retention Workshop
Breakfast for Historically Black Colleges and

(no fee)
(no fee)

(no fee)

Optional Excursions

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Tour
Carnegie Museum of Art and Natural History Tour


Registration for Spouses/Partners
There is a separate registration for spouses/partners of CAOs/CSAOs who wish to participate in the special program for spouses/partners. The program includes the opening reception and buffet dinner, all plenary sessions, a welcoming coffee hour, breakfast discussion sessions, a presentation on Pittsburgh history, and concurrent presentations. Spouses/Partners who wish to attend only specific events such as the welcoming buffet dinner or an optional trip should sign up and pay for those activities on the registration form and not register for the full Institute.

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 October 12, 2013. Refund requests received between October 13 and October 26 will incur a charge equal to 25 percent of the total registration fee. No refunds will be issued after October 26, 2013. All refunds will be paid after the meeting. Please send cancellation requests, in writing, to the attention of Joy Jump, CIC Conference and Program Coordinator, by fax at (202) 466-7238 or email at