Saturday, September 23, 2023
The RP Group


Registration for Strengthening Student Success Conference 2023 is now open!

This year’s conference will held October 11–13, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, CA. The conference will begin with a welcome session at 9:30 am on Wednesday, October 11, and end at 5:00 pm on Thursday, October 12. Optional half-day post-conference workshops will be offered on Friday, October 13, for an additional fee.

Click here to register for the conference and post-conference workshops.



Participant/Member institution** - early bird*


Participant/Member institution** - regular


Participant/ Non-member institution - early bird*


Participant/ Non-member institution - regular


Conference Presenter rate


Group Rate

10% off

*Early Bird Pricing Ends Wednesday, September 6, 2023, at 11:59 pm.

**The RP Group Member registration rates are available to participants attending from California community college institutions (college or district office) that are current RP Group Institutional Members. To confirm the membership status of your institution, please see the current list of 2023–24 RP Group Institutional Members.

If your institution is planning to sign up for 2023–24 membership, you may register at the member rate. 2023–24 dues payments must be received by 9/30/23 to qualify for the conference member registration rate.

*** Groups of 10 or more registering from the same institution will receive 10% off the member or non-member registration rate. Contact us at for a group discount code.

The group discount cannot be applied to the presenter rate.

All presenters on accepted sessions are eligible for a discounted presenter rate. Select the “Presenter” registration type from the options on the registration form to receive the discounted rate. If you have questions about presenter registration, contact Lila Tavelli at

Student co-presenters will receive complimentary registration. Contact Lila Tavelli at for a student registration code.

Groups of 10 or more registering from the same institution will receive 10% off the member or non-member registration rate. Contact us at for a group discount code. The group discount cannot be applied to the presenter rate.

For those registering groups/teams, all registrations must include each individual’s name and contact information. Placeholder registrations will not be allowed (e.g., registrant name listed as “Participant 1”) and will be deleted with an email notification sent to the email address of the person who made the registration.

Registration transfers are allowed and may be made by the registrant (or the person who originally made the registration) directly in our registration system at any time without an additional fee. You may also contact us at to help you with a transfer.

 Payment, Cancellations & Questions

Payment may be in the form of credit card or check. Check payments are due by September 27, 2023, for all registrations made by September 20, 2023. Those who register after September 20, 2023, can only pay by credit card.

Credit Card Payment

Payment may be made by credit card directly in our registration system at the time of registration or at a later date. If you would like to pay by credit card at a later date, you will need to initially select "Pay by Check" when registering. Then, when you are ready to pay, use the link in your confirmation email to modify your registration by switching to a credit card payment.

Check Payment

Checks should be made out to "The RP Group" and mailed to:

The RP Group
c/o MeetingWise LLC
1590 Rosecrans Ave, Suite D411
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

* Please include your registration ID# or name on the check *

All cancellations must be made in writing via email to Non-payment will not result in automatic conference registration cancellation. Since attendees are permitted to register without payment, cancellations will only be accepted via written request with confirmation of receipt.

Cancellation requests received by September 20, 2023, will be refunded in full, minus a $75 administrative fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after September 20, 2023. If you selected "Pay by Check" and your check has not been received by your cancellation date, you will be billed for the cancellation fee (for cancellations made prior to September 20, 2023) or for the full amount of your registration (for cancellations made after September 20, 2023). Note: The administrative fee includes transaction fees assessed by our online registration provider.

If you have registration or payment questions, please contact our conference planning team, MeetingWise, LLC, at, and someone will get back to you within 48 business hours.

Each year, our post-conference workshops are held on the final day of the event for an additional fee. If you would like to add a post-conference workshop to your main conference registration, you will have the opportunity to do so later in the registration form. If you would like to attend a post-conference workshop ONLY, please select the Post-Conference Workshop Only option under the Registration Type menu.

Workshops last three hours and include a continental breakfast. Participants may choose one workshop. Find details about each workshop here.

The RP Group is committed to protecting the health and safety of all who participate in Strengthening Student Success Conference 2023. We will continue to monitor local (county), state, federal, and hotel requirements and will provide updates as necessary.

Vaccinations are not required to attend the conference. We encourage all attendees to test prior to traveling to the conference and to bring an extra COVID-19 antigen test with them in the event they begin to feel unwell during the conference.

At this time, the hotel does not require masking on the premises. Unless the hotel’s or local policies change, attendees will not be required to wear masks to participate in the conference, but we welcome and support anyone who chooses to wear a mask.