Everyone attending the Congress—including participants, exhibitors, accompanying family members, and Kalamazoo residents—must register for the Congress.
The Medieval Institute encourages online pre-registration for clarity, expediency, and convenience. Attendees may also register by post or by fax using the printed Registration Form.
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Online registration for the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 8-11, 2014) will be available in February.
If you prefer not to register online, you may use the Registration Form and send it by mail or fax to Miller Auditorium. The registration form for the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies will be available in February.
The rates for the 2013 Congress were: $140.00 - regular, $85.00 - student, $85.00 - each accompanying family member.
All attendees registering by mail or fax pay a $25.00 handling fee in addition to the registration fee. All attendees registering after the close of pre-registration (fifteen days before the Congress), including all on-site registrants, pay a $50.00 late fee in addition to the registration fee.
The Medieval Institute can accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover for credit card payments, but we cannot process American Express or electronic transfer of funds.
Only checks or money orders in U.S. dollars made payable to the Medieval Institute are accepted. Any checks or money orders sent in currencies other than U.S. dollars will be returned. All charges are due at the time of registration. Receipts are issued at the Congress.
Checks and money orders made out in an incorrect amount and illegible and incorrect credit card numbers hold up the registration process. Please sign your check and write in the current date. Post-dated checks cannot be accepted.
All who attend sessions, give papers or preside over sessions, or take part in panels, visit the exhibits, or otherwise attend the Congress and participate in its activities must register. The Congress Committee reserves the right to deny future participation in the Congress to those who do not register properly and further reserves the right to refer to the university’s collection services any unpaid bills.
All those registering after the close of pre-registration (fifteen days before the Congress), including on-site registrants, pay a $50.00 late fee. Please note that on-campus housing may not be available to on-site registrants. Any on-campus rooms booked to on-site registrants will be billed at the single rate, although two attendees who want to share a room may do so.
Pre-registered participants will find their packet of conference materials, including a receipt, available for pickup at Congress registration in the Eldridge-Fox lobby of the Goldsworth Valley III dormitory complex upon arrival. On-campus housing assignments are given at that time. Registration is open around the clock from noon on Wednesday until the end of the Congress.
Refunds for registration fees, housing, and cafeteria meal tickets are made only if Miller Auditorium has received notification of cancellation by the close of pre-registration (fifteen days before the Congress). No refunds are made after that date.