Graduate Career Consortium Annual Conference 2019

Registration and Membership

How do I register for the conference?
 Registration will open in January 2019.  You can return to this site to register and reserve your hotel room.

I am a new member; Will I be registered for the conference and hotel automatically?

 No, all new members must register themselves for the conference and lodging after joining GCC.

Can I attend if I'm not a member?
Only members may attend the GCC Annual Conference, with the exception of co-presenters at member-generated sessions. You may pay for membership on the conference registration site along with your fees.

Housing and Transportation

How do I make a hotel reservation?

 You can reserve your hotel room during the conference registration process.

Will I need to provide a credit card to reserve my room?
 You will need your credit card to confirm your online registration session. Charges will not be made prior to arrival however the card will be run to verify that funds are available. The hotel will request a credit card upon check-in and charge your card upon check-out.

Can I make changes to my reservation directly with the hotel?
 Changes cannot be made directly with the hotel. You may modify your own reservation by going to the registration home page and clicking on Modify Registration.

When will I receive my room reservation confirmation?
 Hotel room confirmations will be sent to the email on file approximately 2 weeks before your arrival.

Can I have a roommate?
 Yes, one person will need to make the hotel reservation and enter the 2nd person's name when requested.

Can I book a room before or after the conference dates?
 Every effort will be made to extend the discounted hotel rates before and after the official conference dates. Please contact us directly at

What is the hotel cancelation policy?
 Please click on the Refund Policies tab above for more information.

What if I arrive a day later than my booked check-in date?
 Your room will be released back to the hotel's inventory if you do not check-in on the day you have reserved. Under these circumstances you will NOT have a guaranteed hotel room and may be charged penalties.

What if I depart on a different day than was on my original reservation?
 You are financially responsible for all days of your reservation.

Is transportation provided to the hotel?
 Transportation is not provided by GCC. If flying into Louis Armstrong Intl Airport, options include taxis, Super Shuttle, or ride sharing services.


What is the pre-conference? Are there extra fees?

 The pre-conference will be Tuesday, June 25 and its programming is designed for new GCC members.However, returning members may also attend. There is an additional $125 charge for the Pre-Conference day.

Dietary Needs

Will my food allergies and dietary requirements be accommodated?

 Yes, we will provide food and beverage options according to food allergies and dietary requirements indicated during the registration process. Please contact Amber Russo at for additional information.


Can a guest join me for any of the conference or special events?
 Yes, guests can participate in receptions and other events.Fees will be priced per event and can be paid during registration.

Do I need to register my guest?
 Guests do not need to be registered separately from the attendee’s registration.

Contact Us

Questions?  Please contact Amber Russo at