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Where is the Conference? - SUB Map

The all-day conference begins with a Pre-Conference Event on Thursday. Concurrent Sessions, the Keynote Speaker and the luncheon occurr on Friday, all day. This year we have exstended the conference to Saturday to include a Women's Studies Directors regional panel. The registration desk is located on the upper level of the Student Union Building, opposite the Matador Room, near the elevator.

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Lubbock Location: Texas Tech University Map
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Note: Check-in at the registration table, located on the upper level of the SUB near the elevators.

Are there Travel or Other Scholarships?

Travel Scholarships

  • The Program, unless otherwise noted, is unable to offer travel scholarships at this time.

- Information about area chain hotels can be found on this link: http://www.visitlubbock.org/

- Information about visiting the Texas Tech University campus can be found here http://www.visit.ttu.edu/

Other Scholarships

  • We grant about 10 scholarships to cover registration fees for students at Texas Tech and other higher education institutions.
  • What the scholarship covers:
    Scholarships cover only the cost of the conference registration. The recipient or the institution is responsible for travel and hotel costs.
  • Application Deadline - April 15
  • Scholarships are awarded based on:
    • The candidate's letter of application
    • The candidate's ability to express himself or herself
  • To Apply Please Submit
    • Registration Form
    • A letter of application explaining your interests in attending this conference
    • Email your letter of application to womens.studies@ttu.edu with "Conference Scholarship" in the subject line.

How do I access the program?

For more information and details of the concurrent panel sessions and the guest speaker presentations go to Conference Program -Program At-A-Glance adobe acrabat

Where can I find the CFP (Call for Proposals)?

Submitting the CFP - Highlights
  • Submission deadline has passed!

Who is required to register?

Registration is required for all presenters and attendees (student and non-student). Registration Form adobe acrabat PDF register online

What if I want to attend the keynote speaker presentations? Do I need to register?

Registration is required for all. For both student & non-student attendees wishing to hear the morning & keynote speaker presentations, you can also register for FREE . The registration desk is located on the upper level of the Student Union Building, opposite the Matador Room, near the elevator.

What if I am attending because of a class? Do I need to register?

Registration is required for all. Students can register for FREE if they need to attend one or more sessions and/or the guest speaker presentations for course credit. You will be required to sign in after the session you attend. See the session monitor in the room for details. The registration desk is located on the upper level of the Student Union Building, opposite the Matador Room, near the elevator.

How do I register for the conference?

There are three ways to register:

  • Online Form: Before you submit your registration using the Online Form, PRINTand return the Registration Form with your payment (pay by check), to TTU, Women's Studies Program, Attn: Conference Registration, Box 42009, Lubbock, TX. 79409-2009. Mail (MS 2009) or hand deliver the completed form with your payment (checks only)
  • In Person: Weekdays from 8-5 in the Women's Studies office located in DOAK Hall RM 125
  • On the day of the conference: late registration will be located at the registration table on the upper level of the Student Union Building near the elevator

A portion of the proceeds goes to fund and support Women’s Studies student scholars, both as individuals and as a registered student organization at Texas Tech University.

Where is the registration desk? - SUB Map

All participants registered and non registered, will check in at the registration desk to pick up a conference packet. For those that have paid and registered early you will receive a conference bag and name tag with your lunch ticket. If you registerd late, you will receive a progarm and access to any other materials on the desk. The registration desk is located on the upper level of the Student Union Building, opposite the Matador Room, near the elevator.

What do I get when I register?

Paid registration provideds you access to the pre-conference event on Thursday and all day entry the following day; a continental breakfast, keynote speaker presentations, all panel sessions and the luncheon.

FREE registration provides all of the above, excluding the luncheon.

When is the last day to register for the conference?

  • April 4 - deadline for Early Registration (includes breakfast & lunch ticket)
    DEADLINE for EARLY REGISTRATION April 4
    * April 5 - April 18 - Late Registration (fees increase for both students and non-students)

What is the cost?

  • $15 - Students * (includes breakfast/lunch) Deadline April 4
  • $25 - Non-student (includes breakfast/lunch) Only cash or checks accepted. Make checks payable to "Texas Tech University". Deadline April 4

Cost includes access to a continental breakfast, all concurrent sessions, special guest speaker presentations, and the luncheon.

Registration Form adobe acrabat PDF

Can I pay the registration fee the day of the conference?

Yes, but we encourage Early Registration, which ends April 4 and will include the breakfast and lunch. Any Late Registrations, received after this date as well as on the day of the conference, will have an increased fee for both students ($25 )and non-students ($35). (See "Can I attend the conference for FREE?" question below.)

Can I pay the registration fee in cash?

Yes. Checks are prefered. Made payable to Texas Tech University.

Where do I send my registration form and payment?

Mail to Texas Tech University, Women's Studies Program, Attn: Conference Registration, Box 42009, Lubbock, TX. 79409-2009. Hand deliver to DOAK Hall RM 125. DEADLINE April 4th.

What if I only want to attend the luncheon, can I pay the day of the conference?

Yes (checks & cash), but we encourage Early Registration, which ends April 4 and will include the breakfast and lunch. Any Late Registrations, received after this date as well as on the day of the conference, will have an increased fee for both students ($25) and non-students ($35). (See "Can I attend the conference for FREE?" question below.)

Can I attend the conference for FREE?

Yes. Students and non-students can attend the conference for FREE but will not have access to the continental breakfast or the luncheon.

What/Who does the money go to?

A portion of the proceeds goes to fund and support Women’s Studies student scholars, both as individuals and as a registered student organization at Texas Tech University.

How do I show proof of attendance to my professor?

The Conference Program will be used as your proof of attendance and students are asked to sign in at the end of each session. See the session monitor for detials in the room.

Why do we require attendees to register?

By completing the registration form they are helping the Women’s Studies Program monitor our attendance, make new connections, and inform us of your interest in our Program.

Can I volunteer for the conference?

Yes. We need you to help make the Women's Studies Conference a huge success by serving as a volunteer. Specific tasks, as well as miscellaneous duties, are offered to provide you an experience of a behind the scenes look at organizing and planning a conference of this nature. All volunteers must attend a volunteer training workshop. Read more...

Is there parking on campus for those attending the conference?

For visitors without a TTU parking sticker on their vehicle, the "Band" parking lot at the South side of the Music Bldg./Student Union Bldg. is recommended. This lot is a park and pay system.

Enter off of 15th & University for directions from the traffic kiosk to this area.

Visitors unable to find parking in this area will be directed to the closest available parking upon inquiry at the traffic kiosk. Read more...

Are there any scholarship or funding options for travel accomodations?

We do not have funding for travel scholarships at this time. Likewise, any discounts for area hotels will be announced as they become available.

- Information about area chain hotels can be found on this link: http://www.visitlubbock.org/

- Information about visiting the Texas Tech University campus can be found here http://www.visit.ttu.edu/

Other Questions

Don't see your question? Submit one here: womens.studies@ttu.edu

Please include "Women's Studies Conference" in the subject line so that your question can be found.

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Registration

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Check-in

check mark redAll participants will check-in at the registration table located on the upper level of the SUB near the elevators.

Location

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Important dates

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  • February 28 - CFP due
  • March 7 - Presenters Notified
  • April 4- deadline for pre-registration (includes breakfast & lunch ticket)
  • April 5 - April 18 - any late registrations, received after this date as well as on the day of the conference,will not guarantee the continental breakfast and/or luncheon
  • April 2 - Volunteer Training
  • April 3 - Volunteer Training
  • April 17 - Pre-Conference Event TBA
  • April 18-19 - date of conference

TTU Campus Parking

parking icon For visitors without a TTU parking sticker on their vehicle, enter off of University and Broadway for directions from the traffic kiosk to this area.

Visitors unable to find parking in this area will be directed to the closest available parking upon inquiry at the traffic kiosk. Read more...

Accomodations

hotel icon The Program, unless otherwise noted, is unable to offer travel scholarships at this time.

- Information about area chain hotels can be found on this link: http://www.visitlubbock.org/

- Information about visiting the Texas Tech University campus can be found here http://www.visit.ttu.edu/

Volunteer Needs

volunteer icon Please help make the Women's Studies Conference a huge success by serving as a volunteer. Specific tasks, as well as miscellaneous duties, are offered to provide you an experience of a behind the scenes look at organizing and planning a conference of this nature. Read more...

  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Conference Registration and Information Table Monitor
  • Program/Panel Session Monitor
  • Technical Equipment Monitor
  • Greeters/Guides

Questions

questionsPlease direct questions about submitting proposals or questions of a general nature to: womens.studies@ttu.edu and enter "2012-Women's Studies Conference Submission Question" in the subject line.

Press Links

Link to 2011 Conference

Link to 2010 Conference

Link to 2009 Conference

Link to 2008 Conference

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