Sunday, May 29, 2022
The RP Group

 Registration

Registration for Strengthening Student Success Conference 2022 is now open! We are excited to provide two ways for participants to attend this year’s conference!

IN PERSON: The in-person conference will be hosted at the Hyatt Regency Orange County in Garden Grove, October 5–7. We are looking forward to being together again!

ONLINE: Unable to attend in person? You can still participate! Join us for our Virtual Session Sampler, October 5–6, including live-streamed plenaries and live virtual breakout sessions via Zoom.

Click here to register for the In-Person Conference or Virtual Session Sampler

Welcome to the in-person Strengthening Student Success Conference 2022, hosted October 5–7, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency Orange County in Garden Grove, CA. The conference will begin with a welcome session at 9:30 am on Wednesday, October 5, and end at 4:30 pm on Thursday, October 6. Optional half-day post-conference workshops will be offered on Friday, October 7, for an additional fee.

The first 300 people to register will receive a complimentary copy of our Thursday morning keynote speaker’s book.

Click here to register for the in-person conference or post-conference workshops.

Type

Cost

Participant/Member institution** - early bird*

$595

Participant/ Non-member institution - early bird*

$715

Conference Presenter rate

$535

Group Rate***

10% off

* Early Bird Pricing Ends Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 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 2022–23 RP Group Institutional Members.

If your institution is planning to sign up for 2022–23 membership, you may register at the member rate. 2022–23 dues payments must be received by 9/30/22 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 conference registration rate. Contact us at registration@meetingwise.net for a group discount code.

The group discount cannot be applied to the presenter rate or post-conference workshop rate.

All presenters on accepted sessions will receive a discounted presenter rate. Select the “In-Person 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 SSSC@rpgroup.org.

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

For those registering groups/teams, all registrations must include an 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 can be made by contacting registration@meetingwise.net.

 Payment, Cancellations & Questions

To secure your spot, payments are due by September 21, 2022 for all registrations made by September 14, 2022. Those who register after September 14, 2022 have the option of paying by credit card. Please note that if we do not receive your payment by the deadline listed above, we will cancel your registration and release your spot.

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 *

The following cancellation/refund policy applies to all registrations.

All cancellations must be made in writing via email to registration@meetingwise.net. Cancellation requests received by September 14, 2022 will be refunded in full, minus a $75 administrative fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after September 14, 2022. 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 14, 2022) or for the full amount of your registration (for cancellations made after September 14, 2022). Note: The administrative fee includes transaction fees assessed by our online registration provider.

Cancellations due to a positive COVID-19 test

Cancellations will be accepted after September 14, 2022 for registered attendees of the in-person conference who test positive for COVID-19 within 5 days of the first day of the conference. Cancellation requests must be made in writing via email to registration@meetingwise.net and include time-stamped proof of the registrant’s positive COVID-19 test. The registration fee will be refunded in full, minus a $75 administrative fee.

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

Welcome to the Strengthening Student Success Conference 2022 Virtual Session Sampler, hosted October 5–6 via Zoom. The Virtual Session Sampler includes:

  • Live virtual breakout sessions

  • Live-streamed plenary sessions

  • Post-conference access to recordings of the virtual breakout sessions via the conference app

The Virtual Session Sampler will include programming on Wednesday, October 5 from 9:30 am–2:45 pm and on Thursday, October 6, from 8:30 am–4:30 pm, with an extended lunch break each day.

Click here to register for the Virtual Session Sampler

Type

Cost

Participant/Member institution** - early bird*

$185

Participant/ Non-member institution - early bird*

$225

Conference Presenter rate

$115

Group Rate***

10% off

* Early Bird Pricing Ends Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 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 2022–23 RP Group Institutional Members.

If your institution is planning to sign up for 2022–23 membership, you may register at the member rate. 2022–23 dues payments must be received by 9/30/22 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 conference registration rate. Contact us at registration@meetingwise.net for a group discount code.

The group discount cannot be applied to the presenter rate or post-conference workshop rate.

All presenters on accepted sessions will receive a discounted presenter rate. Select the "Online" option and then the “Presenter” registration type from the menu on the registration form to receive the discounted rate.

If you will be attending the in-person conference but presenting virtually, you ONLY need to register for the in-person conference. Select the “In-person” option and then the “Presenter” registration type from the menu on the registration form.

If you have questions about presenter registration, contact Lila Tavelli at SSSC@rpgroup.org.

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

For those registering groups/teams, all registrations must include an 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 can be made by contacting registration@meetingwise.net.

 Payments

To secure your spot, payments are due by September 21, 2022 for all registrations made by September 14, 2022. Those who register after September 14, 2022 have the option of paying 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 initially need to 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 *

The following cancellation/refund policy applies to all registrations.

All cancellations must be made in writing via email to registration@meetingwise.net. Cancellation requests received by September 21, 2022 will be refunded in full, minus a $15 administrative fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after September 21, 2022. 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 21, 2022) or for the full amount of your registration (for cancellations made after September 21, 2022). 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 registration@meetingwise.net 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 2022. All in-person conference attendees must be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations, as defined by the CDC, or show time-stamped proof of a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken within 24 hours of the beginning of the conference.

If you are up to date with your vaccinations, you will be asked to show proof of vaccination (your physical vaccine card or digital vaccine record) when you check in at the conference. If you are not up to date, you must bring time-stamped proof of a negative COVID-19 antigen test result taken within 24 hours of the beginning of the conference. Your test results will be verified by a conference staff member when you check in.

We will continue to monitor county, state, and federal requirements and will provide updates as necessary.

Cancellations due to a positive COVID-19 test

Cancellations will be accepted after September 14, 2022 for registered attendees who test positive for COVID-19 within 5 days of the first day of the conference. Cancellation requests must be made in writing via email to registration@meetingwise.net and include time-stamped proof of the registrant’s positive COVID-19 test. The registration fee will be refunded in full, minus a $75 administrative fee.