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2017 WLU Summer Institute

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All Summer Institute activities will take place at Hofstra University.

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2013 Registration

Online Registration Is Now Closed
Even though online registration is closed, it's not too late to join WLU in Hempstead, New York! Simply register onsite. Print out and bring a completed registration form with you to allow for quicker processing onsite.

Registration Desk Hours and Locations
Thursday, July 18
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: 246 East Library Wing, Axinn Library
3:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: Multipurpose Room West, Student Center

Friday, July 19
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Multipurpose Room West, Student Center

Saturday, July 20
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Multipurpose Room West, Student Center

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a registration deadline?
Registration deadline is July 12, 2013. Registrations received after this date may be returned without processing. In this instance registration will need to take place on-site in New York. Note: All participants from outside the United States must pick up their materials on-site.

Can I cancel my registration?
Refund requests must be made before July 5, 2013.  A processing fee of $25 will be charged on all refunds. However, because WLU must pay for meals in advance, meal tickets are non-refundable. No refunds will be issued after July 12.

What does registration include?
Registration for the Summer Institute includes over 80 interactive sessions on Thursday, July 18–Saturday, July 20, as well as access to numerous free special events that you will find throughout the program.

Registration does not include the Reading Miscue Analysis Conference which is a separate event with separate registration.

Are meal functions included in registration?
No, all meal functions (luncheon) require a ticket and additional fee. Please see the registration form for details on this event. Because WLU must pay for meals in advance, meal tickets are non-refundable.

Is the preconference workshop included in registration?
No, the preconference workshop on Thursday requires an additional fee. Requests for refunds on the preconference must be made before July 5, 2013, and must be accompanied by a registration receipt. The amount of the refund will be reduced by a processing fee of $25. No refunds will be issued after July 12.

Is membership to WLU included in registration?
If you register for the Summer Institute as a nonmember and pay the nonmember registration rate you will automatically be given a 1-year membership to WLU/NCTE. We will send you details on your membership after the Institute. Does not, however, apply to student registration.

What is needed for student registration?
Student registration is offered to those who are full-time graduate and undergraduate students. Students must register using the Registration Form or by calling NCTE Customer Service at 800-369-6283 ext. 3001.  A Student Status Verification Form will also need to be completed as a requirement for proof of student status and be mailed with your registration form or presented onsite at the registration desk.

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