Registration

Image of a mead and ale tasting at the congress.

A mead and ale tasting

Everyone attending the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University—including participants, exhibitors, accompanying family members and Kalamazoo residents—must register for the Congress.

The Medieval Institute encourages the use of the online registration system for clarity, expediency and convenience. Attendees may also register by post or by fax using the paper registration form.

Questions about registration?

Ask us at ma-tickets@wmich.edu

Online pre-registration

Online pre-registration for the 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 10-13, 2018) will be available in February. 

Pre-registration by mail or fax

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. Those using the paper registration form pay a $25 manual processing fee.

Rates

Registration rates for 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 10-13, 2018) will be posted in February. Registration rates for the 2017 congress were $155—regular, $95—student, and $90—each accompanying family member.

All attendees registering by mail or fax pay a $25 handling fee in addition to the registration fee. All attendees registering after the close of pre-registration (April 25 in 2018), including all on-site registrants, pay a $50 late fee in addition to the registration fee.

Payment

The Medieval Institute can accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover for credit card payments, but we cannot process American Express or electronic transfer of funds.

For those using the paper registration form and paying by check, 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.

The Congress Committee reserves the right to deny future participation in the congress to those who do not register properly or fail to make payment and further reserves the right to refer to the University’s collection services any unpaid bills.

On-site registration

All those registering after the close of pre-registration (April 25 in 2018), including on-site registrants, pay a $50 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:

  • Wednesday, noon to midnight
  • Thursday, 8 a.m. to midnight
  • Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pre-registration packets

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

Refunds for registration fees, housing, and cafeteria meal tickets are made only if Miller Auditorium (ma-tickets@wmich.edu) has received notification of cancellation by the close of pre-registration (April 25 in 2018). No refunds are made after that date.

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