Registration and Travel

We have recently transitioned to a new registration system. Thank you for your patience and please let us know if any errors are received during the registration process.

The 2017 Scholarship application is now closed.

Early registration discount ends May 11, 2017 (restrictions apply)

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2017 Institute Fees and Information

Lodging OFF Campus Rates>>

Registration Fees vary by intended participation

Early and group discounts do NOT apply.

Scholarship eligible only where noted.

General Attendee-Meals Only (No Lodging, includes all meals, opening reception, breaks): $495 -
NOTE: scholarship eligible

Student Rate-Meals Only (No Lodging, includes all meals, opening reception, breaks): $225

Track Session Only (includes lunch only Mon., Tues., Wed).: $315

Sunday Only (includes dinner and opening reception): $100

Monday Only (includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, breaks): $175

Tuesday Only (includes breakfast, awards luncheon, dinner, breaks): $195

Wednesday Only (includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, breaks): $175

Thursday Only (includes breakfast, breaks): $100



Lodging ON Campus Rates>>

General Attendee Standard Registration Fee: $575

Early and group (3 or more) discounts may apply to the General Attendee Rate.
General Attendee Rate Scholarship Eligible,

Student Attendee Rate: $325

General and Student Fee Includes:

  • On-campus lodging, double occupancy (single occupancy rooms available for additional fee)
  • On-campus meals : 4 Breakfast, 3 Lunch, 4 Dinner
  • Breaks and Opening Reception
  • All session instruction (excluding preconference sessions)
  • All scheduled conference activities

Any discount applied will be verified by conference staff.

Additional Fees and Rates>>

Additional discounts and scholarship awards do NOT apply to these items.

(5 hour) Preconference Session (includes lunch): $65

(2 hour) Preconference Session: $35

Single Room Supplement (Sunday-Wednesday): $50

Ala carte Lodging, if available: priority given to full conference participants; rates subject to change.

  • Sunday - Wednesday, Single day, single occupancy room: $30 nightly
  • Conference attendee early arrival, Saturday night, single occupancy room: $30
  • Conference attendee late departure, Thursday night, single occupancy: $30

Daily Meals: individual meals (cafeteria, except where noted) can also be purchased on site at daily cash rate. Rates subject to change.

  • Sunday (dinner only): $8.45
  • Monday (breakfast, lunch dinner): $5.05, $7.70, $8.45
  • Tuesday (breakfast, awards luncheon ticket, dinner): $5.05, $15.00, $8.45
  • Wednesday (breakfast, lunch, dinner): $5.05, $7.70, $8.45
  • Thursday (breakfast only): $5.05




  • Up to 2.5 (25 hours) continuing education units through University of Wisconsin-Stout
  • Additional CEUs available for Preconference sessions.
  • CEU's approved by the Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (application pending)


  • A $30 cancellation fee will be assessed for any cancelled orders through May 31. This includes cancellation of Saturday night, Thursday night and single room supplement fees.
  • No refunds will be made after May 31.
  • Substitutions can be made at any time, please note, however, that awarded scholarship funds may not be transferable to substitute attendees.
  • Online registrations can be processed up through June 8, increased rates may apply.

Travel and Lodging Information

All conference sessions will be held on campus. Campus maps will be available within the printed conference program.  While on campus, participants will be able to enjoy campus recreational opportunities, including tennis, racquetball, indoor and outdoor track for little to no cost (subject to availability). Rental of recreational equipment for bicycling, golf, fishing and basketball playing is available (subject to availability).

Within walking distance of campus is the Red Cedar Trail, a beautiful walking and biking path; Wilson Park where the historical Ludington Guard Band performs community concerts on Tuesday evenings; and the Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater, a historic 110-year-old Victorian era theater.

On-campus Lodging

On-campus lodging (double occupancy) and meals are included in the standard fee.  Roommates will be assigned if no preference is indicated. Each room has two twin beds with bedding provided. There are shared bathroom facilities and semiprivate showers on each floor. Single room occupancy is available for Sunday-Wednesday nights as well as for early arrivals(arrive Saturday) and late departures (depart Friday). There is wireless Internet access available within the common areas and in the classrooms.

Off-campus Lodging

If you choose to utilize off-campus housing, there are several motels/hotels within a short-distance of the campus. Individuals will need to make their own arrangements and provide their own transportation to campus. Costs associated with off-campus lodging during the Institute are not reimbursable for scholarship award purposes.

Early Arrivals and Late Departures

To accommodate reduced fares, on-campus lodging is available for the evenings of Saturday, June 10, 2017 and Thursday, June 15, 2017.  If you are interested, check the box for the appropriate additional lodging nights on the registration form. These costs are not covered by scholarship funds and are the responsibility of the registrant.

Saturday check-in beginning 12:00 pm at the residence hall desk (check-in for on campus lodging only, conference check-in will be Sunday in the Memorial Student Center.)
Friday check-out by 12:00 pm

Residence Hall address:

McCalmont Hall
1015 3rd Street E
Menomonie, WI 54751

More information about this hall can be found here: Antrim-Froggatt-McCalmont


2017 parking will be available in Lot#4 near the intersection of 13th Avenue and Broadway.  No parking permit will be needed for parking in Lot #4 only.

Area Dining

The conference registration fee includes all meals for the duration of the Institute. For those who choose off-campus dining, there are several restaurants within walking distance or a short-drive. Costs associated with off-campus dining during the Institute are not reimbursable for scholarship award purposes.

Travel, Taxi and Airport Shuttle Information

The nearest airports are the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (1 hour 15 min.) and the Eau Claire Airport (45 min.). There is a commercial shuttle service available for each airport. Major car rental companies are also available at each airport. Please note that while attending the institute all activities on campus are within walking distance but the campus is not generally considered within walking distance of the hotels (approximately 2 miles for most).

From Minneapolis/St Paul Airport:

Chippewa Valley Airport Service can be reached at (715) 830-9400 or (877) 811-4211.
Reservations can be made online here:

From Eau Claire Airport:

Delivery Fix ride services can be reached at (715) 835-5853
Reservations can be made online here:

Menomonie Taxi Services:

Town and Country Taxi: (715) 309-9619
231 Taxi: (715) 231-8294

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