Annual Conference

Registration is now open for the 2019 GCPA & GHO Annual Joint Conference at Valdosta GA from Thursday to Friday, October 24-25, 2019. This conference is open to all student affairs practitioners, faculty, staff, and students.

This year the GCPA & GHO Annual Joint Conference Planning Committee is happy to announce a pre-conference on October 23rd. Details to come!

Additionally, we are excited to feature this year’s Keynote Speaker, Dr. Joyce Jones! Dr. Jones is a Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs for the University System of Georgia (USG).


Conference Registration

Professional Rate: Register on or before October 22, 2019, and only pay $125 plus a small processing fee!  This covers lunch (Thursday and Friday), dinner (Thursday), social entry, and access to Wild Adventures theme park. On-site registration is $160.

Graduate Rate: We now offer a reduced registration fee for our graduate students, the graduate rate will remain $85 until the day of conference.

Acceptable forms of payment include electronic payments through PayPal once you land on the confirmation page or you can mail checks.

Registration Link HERE

In order to pay by check, please make checks payable to:

GCPA & GHO Annual Joint Conference

Checks can be mailed to:

Jennifer Shinpaugh
Valdosta State University
Housing and Residence Life
1500 N Patterson St.
Valdosta, GA 31698


Conference Hotel Booking

Please note that we have limited rooms available, so book soon for the conference rate. You can visit this site. If you have questions about the hotel or would like more information, please contact GHOGCPALocalArrangements@gmail.com.