2016 National Conference General Information

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Register by logging onto the NSMH portal at nsmh.org/portal, as a member or joining member, no later than January 14th midnight to get the discounted room rate of $109.

27th Annual National Conference and Career Fair 
"Our Nation, Our House: Diversity Matters"

Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel
Arlington, VA
February 4-7, 2016

Reserve your hotel room

by January 14, 2016
To guarantee NSMH room rates

Check to see if the conference rates are still available


Call 704-418-1233 for reservations.

Reserve your room no later than January 14, 2016 to get the NSMH discounted rate of $109 per night and identify yourself as being with the “NSMH2016” group 

Students and Advisors hotel rate" **$109.00 (per night)

Sponsors, Alumni, Non-Member hotel rate: **$139.00 (single/double occupancy per night) 

Call 704-418-1233 or via http://resweb.passkey.com/go/NSMH2016

Registration Rates:

Pre-Registration: $225

On-Site Registration & After the Pre-Registration Date:  $250

Pre-Registration Deadlines:

  • Pre-Registration Deadline:  1/14/16

  • Pre-Registration rate on or before January 14, 2016. After January 16, 2016 registration will occur on-site. Register online via the NSMH Member Portal (www.nsmh.org/portal).

Notes:  You MUST be a member to receive the online discounted member rate of $225.  Complete your membership application early to avoid additional fees.

* NSMH will only honor the above pre-registration rates and on-site rates for student members with reserved rooms at the official host hotel.  Those students who get friend, family & associate rates at surrounding properties may be subject to an increased registration rate.  If the host hotel is sold out, those increase registration rates will be waived.  Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for details or questions.

** Please reserve your hotel room no later than the dates noted to receive the NSMH discounted rate.  Space is limited, once the NSMH block is full, NSMH will not be responsible for locating rooms at the advertised rate at the properties listed or other properties.  Reserve a room today! To make reservations please call the number above or visit the NSMH National Conference Website to book online in order to get the posted room rate. Student/Advisor Rates will be verified weekly, reservations are subject to cancellation or higher rates if membership status cannot be verified.

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