We are glad you'll be joining us in Seattle for Compact20! Below you'll find all the information you need to get registered. Click the button below if you're ready to register now, or, if you're looking for more information, keep scrolling for details about rates, registration policies, and more.


Compact20 Conference Rates

through November 14
Speaker | $499
Group (5+) | $449
Member | $499
Community partner | $499
Non-member | $599
Student | $375
through February 13
Speaker | $499
Group (5+) | $549
Member | $599
Community partner | $499
Non-member | $699
Student | $375
through March 15

Group (5+) | $649
Member | $699
Community partner | $499
Non-member | $799
Student | $375
through March 22

Group (5+) | $749
Member | $799
Community partner | $499
Non-member | $899
Student | $375
Conference registration includes breakfast, lunch, and breaks on Monday and Tuesday and breakfast and a break on Wednesday. For more information, visit our frequently asked questions page.

Special Events Rates

Sunday, March 29
Admission | $350
Includes admission to Impact Awards Celebration
Sunday, March 29
Table of ten | $850
Half table | $450
Individual admission | $100

Sunday, March 29
Admission | $100-$125
$125 session includes community tour

Monday, March 30
Admission | $50
Lunch in the community will be provided with admission
The Fine Print:
  • Cancellations:  Cancel your registration by emailing Lauren at lcramer@compact.org before January 31, 2020, to be refunded the value of your ticket less a $100 cancelation fee. We are unable to offer refunds for cancelations after January 31, 2020.
  • Substitutions:  at any point before the conference, you may transfer your full registration to another person at no cost by contacting Lauren Cramer at lcramer@compact.org.
  • Additions:  Click here to make changes to your existing registration.
  • For more, visit our frequently asked questions page.
  • If you need any assistance with registration or if there are any questions that we haven't answered, contact Lauren at lcramer@compact.org.


Thank you for deciding to join us for Compact20! We know that you will leave the conference with new connections, vital knowledge, and inspiration to support you and help you grow in your work. However, we know that sometimes it's not up to you to decide whether you get to go.
That said, we believe we can all do the work better if we make time for growth, relationship building, and new ideas. We hope these tools will help you justify the time and cost associated with the Compact20 conference. If you need specific information about conference programming or what sessions to expect, get in touch! We're here to help you.
  • Emphasize the specific skills you'd like to strengthen or develop at the conference. Connect the projects you're working on and areas you're trying to develop with specific conference offerings.
  • Offer to take detailed notes and deliver a short presentation for your colleagues. That way, others will benefit from your attendance as well.
  • Share the conference schedule and speaker bios with your colleagues and engage them in determining which sessions to attend. Offer to meet with speakers of interest and connect them to your institution.
  • Show that you're conscious of costs by finding ways to reduce the expenses, such as taking advantage of the best available rate or taking public transportation while at the conference.
Sample Letter:
Dear [Manager],
This year, I’d like to attend Campus Compact's Compact20 conference. I think it is important for us to have a presence there. Compact20 takes place March 29th – April 1st in Seattle, WA. Civic and community engagement professionals, engaged scholars, senior administrators, and community partners from institutions across the country will come together for over 100 sessions focused around "The Promise of Full Participation: Democracy, Opportunity, Voice." Through workshops, panels, keynotes, interactive discussions and more, the conference will explore ways higher education can contribute to building a democracy that leads to opportunity and voice for all. Compact20 is the largest and most inclusive conference focused on higher education civic and community engagement. Check out some of the videos and session materials from previous conferences—it looks like a great event.
I think this conference is a great opportunity for us to learn from other institutions, engage with leaders in the field, connect with potential partners, and bring back new techniques and best practices to campus. I’m particularly excited about [SPECIFIC SESSION, EVENT, OR TOPIC] which I think will help us [APPLY TO YOUR WORK].
My attendance will cost about [COST], including travel, lodging, and registration. The registration fee includes my entire participation in the conference, as well as continental breakfast and lunch each day of the event. I will ensure my duties are covered while I’m away and will take detailed notes and give a short recap presentation for our team when I return.
Thanks in advance for considering my request. I’m happy to talk further about this opportunity and answer any questions you might have.
[Future Compact20 Attendee]
Need to know more?
Visit our FAQs page for more information about registration policies, scholarships, volunteering and more. If there's anything we've still left unanswered, or you need assistance with registration, contact Lauren at lcramer@compact.org.