Everyone attending the Congress—including participants, exhibitors, accompanying family members, and Kalamazoo residents—must register for the Congress.
The Medieval Institute encourages online pre-registration for clarity, expediency, and convenience. Attendees may also register by post or by fax using the paper Registration Form.
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Online pre-registration for the 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 12-15, 2016) will be available in February.
The Medieval Institute encourages the use of the online registration system for clarity, expediency, and convenience. Attendees may also register by mail or fax using the paper registration form, but those registering by mail or fax pay a $25.00 handling fee.
Registration rates for the 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 12-15, 2016) will be posted in February. The rates for the 50th congress were $145.00 - regular, $90.00 - student, $90.00 - each accompanying family member.
All attendees registering by mail or fax pay a $25.00 handling fee in addition to the registration fee. All attendees registering after the close of pre-registration (April 27 in 2016), including all on-site registrants, pay a $50.00 late fee in addition to the registration fee.
The Medieval Institute can accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover for credit card payments, but we cannot process American Express or electronic transfer of funds.
Only checks or money orders in U.S. dollars made payable to the Medieval Institute are accepted. Any checks or money orders sent in currencies other than U.S. dollars will be returned. All charges are due at the time of registration. Receipts are issued at the congress.
Checks and money orders made out in an incorrect amount and illegible and incorrect credit card numbers hold up the registration process. Please sign your check and write in the current date. Post-dated checks cannot be accepted.
All who attend sessions, give papers or preside over sessions, or take part in panels, visit the exhibits, or otherwise attend the congress and participate in its activities must register. The Congress Committee reserves the right to deny future participation in the congress to those who do not register properly and further reserves the right to refer to the university’s collection services any unpaid bills.
All those registering after the close of pre-registration (April 27 in 2016), including on-site registrants, pay a $50.00 late fee. Please note that on-campus housing may not be available to on-site registrants. The hours of on-site registration, located in the Goldsworth Valley III residence halls, are
Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-midnight
Friday, 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Pre-registered participants will find their packet of conference materials, including a receipt, available for pickup at congress registration in the Eldridge-Fox lobby of the Goldsworth Valley III residence halls upon arrival. On-campus housing assignments are given at that time. Packets may be picked up around the clock from noon on Wednesday until the end of the Congress.
Refunds for registration fees, housing, and cafeteria meal tickets are made only if Miller Auditorium has received notification of cancellation by the close of pre-registration (April 27 in 2016). No refunds are made after that date.