The National Small College Enrollment Conference (NSCEC) is the only educational and networking event focused on small colleges and universities. It’s the “Must Attend” conference of the summer, offering small college professionals essential education and support found nowhere else.

This year’s theme is “Sharing in Success”. Attendees can choose from sessions about admissions, enrollment management, retention, Slate CRM, financial aid, marketing, and more. You can attend all the sessions in a specific track or mix and match for a more customized experience. Altogether, your three days at NSCEC will cover cutting-edge strategies and practices to take back to your campus.

This conference is perfect for everyone on campus from presidents to enrollment officers to marketers to student success staff. And it’s not just for small colleges—we welcome attendees from schools of all sizes. No matter your expertise, there’s no better professional development opportunity than NSCEC.

Dates and Details

July 24-26, 2023
The Omni Charlotte hotel
Charlotte, NC

Cost of attendance: $500 per attendee
What's included: Access to the full conference plus breakfast, refreshments, hotel discounts and social events
What's not included: Travel expenses to the conference, lodgings.

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Welcome to Charlotte

Omni Charlotte, the venue for NSCEC 2023, is located in the heart of Charlotte’s walkable Uptown financial district. It’s the perfect starting spot to experience all that Charlotte has to offer.

The conference room rate is $209 per night. You can extend your stay and spend extra time exploring Charlotte – this rate is good from July 20, 2023 through July 29, 2023. Make sure to book by June 5 to get the discounted rate.


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Conference Tracks and Topics

Session Titles and descriptions coming soon!

Additional topics will be added

• Community College Admissions
• Direct Admission Strategies
• Effective Graduate Admissions Strategies
• First Generation Student Recruitment
• Leveraging AI
• Open Houses and on-campus events
• Transfer Admissions Strategies
• A-Z Ideas in Uncertain Times
• Community College Enrollment Management
• Data Analysis and Free Statistical Tools for Enrollment
• Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
• Evaluating Vendor ROI
• Financial Aid Strategies to grow Enrollment and Retention
• The Enrollment Cliff: How to Prepare
• Transitioning Between Enrollment Management Jobs: Lessons Learned
• Approaches to Student Success
• Community College Retention
• Financial Aid for Retention
• Strategies for Improving Graduation Rates
• Campaigns
• Configurable Joins
• Reporting
• Slate CRM 101
• Slate Portals
• Slate Student Success
• Territory Management

Only $500  |  3 Days of sessions, networking and exhibits  | Focus on small college issues

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Carnegie is now the proud owner of NSCEC and is committed to ensuring the conference’s founding mission continues to thrive. Read More about this recent NSCEC news in the press release.