Who Should Attend?

This program is open only to NACUA members serving as the in-house Chief Legal Officer/General Counsel and/or the Deputy General Counsel of a higher education institution. Attorneys in state Attorneys General Offices who function as institutional general counsel or who are designated as a primary representative of a member institution are also eligible to attend. Outside counsel, even if designated as prime reps, are not eligible to attend. 

How to Register

Registration is now closed. If you would still like to register for the Institute, please contact Sarah Romano (sromano@nacua.org). 

Registration Fees

Early Regular
Received: By Jan. 6 After Jan. 6
NACUA Member  $650 $700
What is included in my registration fee?1
Cancellation Policy2




Get everything you need for the General Counsel Institute online! With our new web-based technology, participants can download materials in real time and take notes directly onto downloaded pages. Materials received prior to the Institute will be made available online before the event so that you can print what you need in advance. Please note that we will no longer be distributing hard copy binders on site. Hard copy binders will be available for purchase and will be shipped after the General Counsel Institute.

Detailed information regarding how to access conference materials will be sent to registrants. NACUA staff will be onsite to offer assistance. If you have any questions regarding materials, please contact the NACUA office at 202-833-8390. 


1What is included in my registration fee?
Your registration fee includes: Entrance to all sessions, CLE credit fee, continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, luncheon, reception, and pre- and online access to materials.

2Cancellation Policy
Cancellation requests must be received in writing, via email, to Sarah Romano (sromano@nacua.org) no later than Friday, January 6, in order to receive a full refund*. Approved cancellation requests received: after Friday, January 6 and by Friday, January 13 qualify for a 75% refund*; after Friday, January 13 and by Friday, January 27 qualify for a 50% refund*; after Friday, January 27 and by Tuesday, January 31 qualify for a 30% refund*. If requests for cancellations are not received by Tuesday, January 31, no refunds or credits will be issued for any reason, no exceptions. *All refunds are subject to a $50 administrative fee and will be processed after the meeting.

A professional photographer may be on site to document the meeting event and activities. Photographs and video footage are the sole property of NACUA. By registering for and/or attending this event, attendees understand that NACUA may use their likenesses for promotional purposes. If you do not wish to be photographed, please notify the photographer on site.