Institute Registration

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Registration for ALSC National Institute is now open! ALSC members qualify for a special Early Bird discount rate through June 30, 2022. If you're not a member, visit the ALSC Membership webpage to learn more about member benefits, like reduced registration rates for Institute, significant discounts on ALSC eLearning opportunities, and more!

Registration has closed. If you would like to register, please contact Sarah Polen directly by email. 

Registration Rates

ALSC Member Early Bird* (before June 30, 2022) $399
ALSC Member Regular (July 1 - August 24, 2022) $449
ALSC Member Late (August 25 - September 24, 2022) $499
ALA Member Regular (through August 24, 2022) $459
ALA Member Late (August 25 - September 24, 2022) $499
Non-member Regular (through August 24, 2022) $499
Non-member Late (August 25 - September 24, 2022) $549
Student (through August 24, 2022) $350
Group 7+** (through August 24, 2022) $439
*Only registrations received by June 30, 2022 will be eligible for the Early Bird rate.
**A total of 7+ registrations qualify for the group rate. To register a group, you must email by August 24, 2022 with the number of registrants, a contact person for the group, and the information for an invoice. Group registration will not be accepted after this date.
Housing is not included with cost of registration. Please visit our Institute housing section for a special rate at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. We know that cost is one of the biggest factors in determining Institute participation, and therefore ALSC tries to keep the price of attendance as low as possible. Registration fee does include Thursday dinner, Saturday breakfast, and daily breaks.
Please note: Paper Registrations will not be accepted for the 2022 ALSC National Institute. Please fill out the online form or call ALA's Member and Registration Services to register over the phone.

If you have questions about the Institute or need more information please contact Sarah Polen, Program Officer for Continuing Education, at

Statement of Appropriate Conduct at the ALSC Institute
All participants, including speakers, are expected to observe the rules and behaviors described in the Statement of Appropriate Conduct in all conference venues, including online venues, and conference social events. The statement includes contact information to report incidents of harassment.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy
These workshops are on a cost-recovery basis. ALSC reserves the right to cancel the Institute, or any portion of, if there is insufficient registration or for other reasons. Neither ALA nor any of its divisions are responsible for cancellation charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies, or other losses incurred in the cancellation of the Institute.

Attendee Cancellation Policy
Cancellation is limited and must be made in writing, via email, to Sarah Polen, ALSC Program Officer for Continuing Education, and ALA's Member and Registration Services no later than August 24, 2022. Cancellations will result in a full refund less $50 processing fee. No phone cancellations will be accepted. Refunds will be processed after October 21, 2022. No refunds will be given after the registration deadline date for any reason other than hospitalization or death. Proof of hospitalization and/or funeral services must be attached to refund request. Proof of hospitalization and/or funeral services must be attached to refund request.