Registration Options

Key Dates | Registration Fees | Optional Events

Register Online:

Register online to attend the conference.

Register by Phone:

Call 205-348-3000 to register by phone. Our Registration Services office is open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Register by Mail: 

Download a printable registration form here. Mail to The University of Alabama ATTN: Registration Services | Box 870398 | Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Bank Wire Transfer:

If you need to pay with a wire transfer, contact for instructions.

Cancellation Policy

Registration cancellations received after May 12, 2018, are subject to a $100.00 cancellation fee. Contact Registration Services at 205-348-3000.

Key Dates

Key Dates  

November 1

Abstract Submission

January 31

Deadline for Abstract Submission

March 1

Preliminary Program (talks + posters) Announced

March 14

Early Registration Deadline

March 15

Regular Registration Opens

April 16

Deadline for Poster Abstract Submission

April 30

Regular Registration Deadline

May 1

Final Program Announced

Late Registration Begins

May 27

Conference begins


Registration Fees

Pre-registration will start in early November 2017. The registration fee will include the opening reception, all day beverages (coffee/tea/soft drinks/water), morning and afternoon snacks and lunches on four days. The conference banquet at the Alabama Natural History Museum and the tours to the Moundville Archaeological Park are optional though recommended.

Description Price Deadline

Early Bird Fee


March 14

Student Early Bird Fee


March 14

Regular Fee


April 30

Student Regular Fee


April 30 

Late Fee


May 27


Optional Events

Description  Price  

Moundville Archaeological Park


Pricing includes bus rental, park entrance and tour guide fee. 

Conference Dinner at Smith Hall Museum of Natural History


Pricing includes three course meal and one alcoholic beverage. 

UA Bus Shuttle to/from BHM Airport to hotel


Roundtrip price for pick-up and drop-off at airport. 


Special Accommodation Requests

Note: The University of Alabama is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Requests for accommodation of physical and/or dietary needs should be made at least 30 calendar days in advance of the program date. Please email your request to A portion of the invoice amount for this program will go to the Capstone Lifelong Learning Foundation to support activities of The University of Alabama and the College of Continuing Studies.

Need our STAARS Vendor Number? Please use VC000118827 for UA College of Continuing Studies.