45th Annual ASHE Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
Pre-Conferences & Professional Development: November 18-19, 2020
Conference: November 19-21, 2020
Hilton New Orleans Riverside 

Dates and Deadlines

*Please note these dates and deadlines are subject to change

January 31 Call for Proposals available
ASHE Conference Portal Open
March 23 Conference Registration Open
Hotel Block Open
Mid to Late April Proposal Submission Deadline
Volunteer (Reviewer, Chair, Discussant) Deadline
Early May Awards nominations open
Early May Reviews Assigned to Reviewers
Late May Reviews Due
By July 1 Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
Notification of Chair and/or Discussant Assignments
Early July Award nominations close
Early July Professional Development Applications/Nominations Open
July Graduate Student Travel Scholarship Applications Due
Early August Tentative Schedule sent to presenters, chairs, and discussants
Late August Conference and Pre-Conference Schedules Available
August 31 Early Registration Deadline
Registration deadline for presenters, chairs, and discussants
Early September Deadline for Professional Development Applications/Nominations 
Late Septemeber Announcement of award recipients
Late September Notification of Professional Development Acceptance/Rejection
September 15 Presenter and Volunteer Priority Registration Deadline
September 30 Deadline for Refund Request
October 15 Professional Development Event Registration and Payment Deadline
October 26 Deadline to upload paper to ASHE Conference Portal
October 31 Regular Registration Deadline
November 13 Late Registration Deadline
November 18-19 Pre-Conferences and Professional Development Events
November 19-21 45th Annual ASHE Conference

About the Annual Conference

The 2020 ASHE Annual Conference will include:
  • More than 500+ research and scholarly paper presentations, 40 poster presentations, and over 100 roundtable papers presentations highlighting innovative empirical insights in the study of higher education.
  • Pre-conference forums focusing on the intersections of higher education with public policy, international higher education, race and ethnicity, academic programs, and athletics.
  • Graduate student events including the CEP Mentoring-Protege Program, CIHE Mentoring Network, and Graduate Student Policy Seminar.
  • Distinguished keynote speakers (2019 featured Mildred García and Dolores Delgado Bernal; 2020 keynotes will be announced in late Summer 2020).
  • The annual ASHE Presidential Address by current ASHE President KerryAnn O'Meara.
  • Formal and informal networking through university and organizational receptions and group meet-ups.
  • Recognition and celebration of ASHE Award recipients.
  • The 11th Annual ASHE Dash 5k Run and Walk
  • And more!