When: October 5 - 7, 2020
Where: Murray D. Lincoln Campus Center, 1 Campus Center Way, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA


Registration Rates
Plan A 3-Day Registration: $350.00   (includes all sessions, breakfasts, breaks, lunches, and the social hour)
Plan B 3-Day Registration: $325.00    (includes all sessions, lunches, breaks, and the social hour) 
Plan C 3-Day Registration: $250.00    (includes all sessions, all breaks, and all lunches)
One Day Registration: $150.00   
(includes sessions, breaks, and lunch on the day of attendance)

Note: the rates above are for registrations/payments received by September 21, 2020. Registrations/payments received after this date will be assessed an additional $40.00 late fee (see below)


Late Fee Policy and Waivers
All registrations and/or payments received after September 21, 2020, will be assessed a $40.00 late fee. During the online registration process you may select to pay online with a credit or debit card using our secure online gateway, or you may select to mail in a check. If you select to mail a check you must postmark your payment on or before September 21 to avoid being charged the $40.00 late fee. If you need an invoice sent to facilitate payment please complete your online registration and then send an invoice request to us at registration@umass.edu. If you are unable to submit/postmark payment on/by September 21 you may avoid the late fee by submitting documentation for a late fee waiver. To receive a late fee waiver, you must provide proof of payment processing to UMass Conference Services by 5 p.m. (EDT) on September 21. Accepted documentation for a late fee waiver include a purchase order, a copy of the check request, warrant and/or check, or a letter from a financial department representative confirming the check amount and estimated delivery date. 


Cancellation Policy
If you need to cancel, please submit a written notice of cancellation to us by email (registration@umass.edu) or fax (413-577-8130). All cancellations received by the close of business on September 28, 2020, will receive a full refund less a $60.00 cancellation-processing fee. Cancellations received after the close of business on September 28, 2020, will not be eligible for a refund. Cancellations made by phone must be followed with a written confirmation of cancellation by email or fax. The UMass Conference Services team may be reached at 413-577-8102 (telephone), 413-577-8130 (fax), or registration@umass.edu


Seminar Sign-in
On-site sign-in for registered attendees and for those wishing to register on-site will be held on Monday, October 5, from 7 - 11 a.m. on the first floor concourse of the UMass Campus Center. The program typically begins with Opening Remarks at 8 a.m., followed by classes at 8:30 a.m. Those arriving after 11:00 a.m. on Monday, or any time thereafter, can come to the UMass Conference Registration Office between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for assistance. The Conference Registration Office is located in room 810 on the 8th floor of the Campus Center, the first office directly off of the elevators.


On-Campus Lodging at Hotel UMass
Rated the best hotel in Amherst, Hotel UMass is located at the heart of campus in the Murray D. Lincoln Campus Center. The convenience of staying at Hotel UMass is unmatched - only an elevator ride separates your well appointed room from your classes and meals. Rooms are available for seminar attendees at the discounted rate of $149.00 per room, per night (plus applicable fees, currently 6% plus $1.00 per room, per night). Interested guests must make a reservation directly with the hotel and must reference group code NEB20C to receive the discounted rate. We encourage you to make your reservation early - this discounted rate is only available until September 4, 2020, or until the hotel fills! Visit http://www.hotelumass.com/ or call 877-822-2110 to make your reservation. Please note: the Hotel policy regarding Campus Center Parking Garage passes has changed and complimentary parking is no longer offered to Hotel UMass guests. Instead, Hotel UMass now offers unrestricted in/out parking to all guests for $6.00 per night (payable at check-in). Garage gate tickets will be validated upon check-in and can be used until 5 p.m. on your date of your departure. If your parking pass is misplaced you will charged an additional $6.00 fee per night to replace it. Additional information will be available upon hotel check-in, available on the 3rd floor of the UMass Campus Center anytime after 3 p.m. on your date of arrival.


Parking
Parking is available in the Campus Center Parking Garage, located at 1 Campus Center Way in Amherst, MA 01003 (garage clearance 7'2"). Click here to obtain directions from your location. Campus Center Way is located off of Commonwealth Avenue, across the street from the Mullins Center. Turn onto Campus Center Way and proceed up the hill to enter the garage. When possible recommend travel down to park on Level 2, where there is a flat walkway into the Campus Center. After entering the Campus Center follow the signs to the seminar sign-in desk, located down the escalators on the 1st floor. For those commuting to campus each day, three day parking passes may be purchased for $25.00 in advance during online registration. For those who select to stay at Hotel UMass, a discounted rate parking pass can be purchased upon hotel check-in. For those who select to only attend one day, a discounted parking coupon will be available at the seminar sign-in desk. Please click the "Travel and Parking Information" tab above to learn more.


Questions?
For registration, payment, campus, or travel related questions, please contact the UMass Conference Services team at 413-577-8102 or registration@umass.edu. For seminar related questions please visit neboea.org or contact Joseph Summers, Facilitator, at 860-861-2567 or neboea.webmaster@gmail.com.