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Get ready to take GIANT LEAPS at the 2019 Annual Conference!

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Policies, Planning, & Agreement

Please review the following policies prior to continuing with your registration. Registration links are at the bottom of the page.



Payment is accepted via credit card, check, or money order. If paying by credit card, payment is due with the online registration form. If you prefer to pay by check or money order, mail in the registration form with the check or money order.


In order to qualify for the early bird discount, your check or money order must be postmarked no later than June 30, 2019. They must be payable to “Higher Education Protection Network.” You will be emailed a receipt and an email confirmation. An email address is required to receive a receipt/confirmation of registration. If you do not receive an email, please contact us at or 681-443-7638.


HEPNet celebrates equity, diversity, and inclusion

HEPNet strives to offer every attendee a welcoming and inclusive conference experience. To help us make sure that we make your experience as enjoyable and comfortable as possible, please contact HEPNet executive director, Lindsay Bond if you think you might require accommodation beyond what you have commonly found available at past conferences. If you don’t have past conference experience to reference, give us a call anyway—when in doubt, please reach out.


Refund policy for conference registration cancellations

All conference cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing and mailed or emailed to:


HEPNet Conference Refund

P.O. Box 44

Canal Winchester, OH 43110



Refund requests are processed according to the following time restrictions:


Refund requests received on or before July 31, 2019 will receive a 100% refund

Refund requests received on or between August 1 and September 15, 2019 will receive a 50% refund

Refunds cannot be guaranteed for requests received on or after September 16, 2019, or for no-shows at the conference.

Extenuating circumstances may warrant exceptions to the refund policy.


Media content ownership

HEPNet may use video, photos, and audio taken during this event to promote the Network and future events. Your registration form provides HEPNet with the unrestricted right to use media at its discretion for the purpose outlined above.


Non-smoking policy

For the comfort and health of attendees, smoking is not permitted at any HEPNet function. This includes general sessions, educational sessions, workshops, socials, and the exhibit hall.


Helpful information

What to wear

Suggested conference attire is business casual. Plan accordingly for outdoor and indoor climates both. View West Lafayette weather here.



The conference will be held at the Stewart Center on the Purdue University campus.  



HEPNet's host hotel information can be found here..  When reserving your room, let them know that you are attending the HEPNet Conference to get the reduced price.



Transportation from the airport to the hotel can be obtained through shuttle service or rental car.