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Rates & Policies



Prefer to mail or fax your registration? Download the 2017 APM Registration Form.

Payment Date Rates

Early Bird registration is available through July 31, 2017. Payment must accompany the registration form for a person to be considered as a registrant. Effective August 1, 2017, persons registering will be charged regular rates.

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Registration Fee Options

  1. APM meeting registration only
  2. APM meeting registration and 1-year new or renewal of CSWE membership (inclusive)
  • CSWE Members: You must be a Full or Associate Member of CSWE with active status through October 31, 2017, to qualify for a member registration rate. If you are a member but your membership will expire before October 31, 2017, please either renew your membership prior to attending the meeting or add dues to your meeting registration (see Registration Categories chart below). Dues can be added online as well. If you do not renew your dues prior to arriving at the APM, you will be required to renew them at the APM Registration Desk on-site.
  • Nonmembers: If you are interested in becoming a CSWE individual member, add dues to your meeting registration (see Registration Categories chart below).

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Registration Categories

CSWE Member Registration Categories
Dues must be current through Oct. 31, 2017
Early Bird
(to July 31)
After July 31 Add Dues to Registration
Full Member: Faculty and Administrators; Individuals Full Conf: $425 or
One Day: $330
Full Conf: $475 or
One Day: $380
Associate Member: Emeritus Full Conf: $290 or
One Day: $270
Full Conf: $340 or
One Day: $320
Associate Member: Undergraduate/Graduate Student°* $65 $115 $65
Associate Member: Doctoral Student°* $65 $115 $95
Nonmember Registration Categories      
Student Nonmember: Undergraduate/Graduate°* $125 $175 N/A
Student Nonmember: Doctoral°* $165 $215 N/A
Nonmember Full Conf: $660 or
One Day: $555
Full Conf: $710 or
One Day: $605
Practitioner or Academician in Non-Social Work Field Full Conf: $315 or
One Day: $210
Full Conf: $365 or
One Day: $260
Social Work Practitioner Full Conf: $315 or
One Day: $210
Full Conf: $365 or
One Day: $260
Higher Education Librarian Full Conf: $315 or
One Day: $210
Full Conf: $365 or
One Day: $260
Additional Registration Categories      
Individual from Economically Less-Developed Country*/** $70 $120 N/A
Accompanying Person (see restrictions):* $35 $50 N/A

°Student rates require documentation. See Registration categories.
*Some rates do not change for Full Conference vs. One-Day Registration.
**See Country List for this rate.

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Preconference Workshops

Date Individual CSWE Member Nonmember
Thursday, October 19, 2017
(Attendees must also register for the conference)
$125 (per workshop) $190 (per workshop)
  • Faculty Development Institutes (FDIs) for 2017: Grand Challenges Teaching Institutes
  • Field Directors' Development Institutes (FDDIs) for 2017: Field Education Institute
  • Leadership Development Institute (LDI)

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On-Site Registration
On-site registration will be available to those who do not preregister. Mailed registrations must be postmarked by Friday, October 2, 2017. Those who wish to register but cannot send in their fees by the preregistration date should register on-site. Those registering on-site will be required to pay the regular registration fee and will be eligible for enrollment in the Preconference Development Institutes only if space remains. Students registering on-site must show documentation of their student status. See Registration categories.

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Method of Payment
Cash, checks, money orders, or MasterCard, VISA, or American Express will be accepted for conference and membership fees. Please make all checks or money orders payable to the Council on Social Work Education. Cash, checks, and money orders are payable in U.S. currency only and must be drawn on a U.S. bank. A $30 processing fee will be charged on all returned checks. This additional charge applies to checks written at any time for the APM, CSWE membership, or publications.

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Cancellation and Refund Policy
Submit registration cancellations via e-mail by September 22, 2017. No requests for refunds will be honored if they are e-mailed after this date. Registrants who do not cancel by September 22, 2017, and fail to attend the APM will be charged the full registration fee.

  • NOTE: October 19 Preconference Workshop fees and Membership Dues are nonrefundable.

Refunds will be less a $75 administrative fee and must specify the payee. Refunds will be based on the original form of payment and processed within 30 days after the completion of the meeting. Refunds will not be processed after November 22, 2017. Please cancel housing reservations directly with your hotel.

CSWE is not liable for cancellation fees charged by hotels, airlines, or other means of transportation. By submitting a completed registration form, you acknowledge that you have read and understand the cancellation policy.

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Substitution Policy
Substitution of registrations is permitted prior to the APM and on-site. Submit substitutions via e-mail by October 9, 2017. After this date, please make any substitutions at the APM Registration Desk on-site.

Only one substitution is permitted per original registrant. The individual submitting the substitution request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with that substitution, as well as updating any contact information.

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