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Rates & Policies



Prefer to mail or fax your registration? Download the 2018 APM Registration Form.

Payment Date Rates

Early Bird registration is available through August 20, 2018. Full payment must accompany the registration form for a person to be considered as a registrant. Effective August 21, 2018, 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 March 31, 2019, to qualify for a member registration rate. If your membership expired March 31, 2018 or earlier, please renew your membership to obtain the member registration rate (see Registration Categories chart below). Dues can be added to your online registration. We are only able to process renewals for the current membership cycle ending March 31, 2019.
  • 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 March 31, 2019
Early Bird
(to August 20)
After August 21 Add Dues to Registration
Full Member: Faculty and Administrators; Individuals Full Conf: $435 or
One Day: $340
Full Conf: $485 or
One Day: $390
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
Child (16 and Under)* Must accompany attendee with paid registration. Not eligible for drawings. Children must be supervised at all times. $10 $10 N/A
Guest (17 and Older)* Must accompany attendee with full registration. Not eligible for drawings. $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 and Postconference Workshops
Click here for more information.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Leadership Institute $50 Member/ $100 Nonmember
Thursday, November 8, 2018 Field Education Institute $125 Member/ $175 Nonmember
Thursday, November 8, 2018 Teaching Institute $250 Member/ $300 Nonmember
Sunday, November 11, 2018 Interprofessional Education Summit $125 Member/ $175 Nonmember

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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 Monday, October 22, 2018. 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 Pre and Postconference Sessions 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 October 12, 2018. No requests for refunds will be honored if they are e-mailed after this date. Registrants who do not cancel by October 12, 2018 and fail to attend the APM will be charged the full registration fee.

  • NOTE: November 7, 8 and 11 Preconference and Postconference Session 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 December 11, 2018. 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 30, 2018. 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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