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2017 Spring Academic and Student Affairs Leadership Conference

You are invited to the 2017 ASA Spring Leadership Conference!

This conference is a venue where campus leaders can network, present on topics of mutual interest, and benefit in leading effectively and efficiently at the campus. While the primary focus continues to be meeting the challenges of providing students with improved services and quality programs, there continues to be a focus on academic planning and collaboration; diversity, inclusion and equity; eliminating the opportunity gap, educational innovations, and workforce solutions.

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Date: May 23-24, 2017

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Normandale Community College
9700 France Avenue South
Bloomington, MN  55431

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The system office would like to keep accurate records and control costs. If you determine you cannot attend the conference after you have registered, or have any other questions regarding registration, please notify Cathy Rajtar.

Hotel Information - Please reserve your rooms early to get the best room rates.

3900 American Blvd West
Bloomington, MN 55437
Phone: 952-830-5254
Government Rate: $140 + tax per night.

Online:  Minnesota State Academic and Student Affairs Leadership Conference

Phone:  Calling 1-844-856-8554 using group code "SCU"

The deadline to make a reservation is May 5, 2017.

STAYBRIDGE SUITES (less than 2.5 miles from Normandale Community College)

Staybridge Suites
5150 American Blvd West
Bloomington, MN 55437

Rates Valid: May 23-24, 2017

Room Types:
Studio Suite (One Queen Bed) - $134 + tax per night
Rates include a complimentary hot breakfast.

Guests can contact the hotel directly at 952-831-7900 and ask for the "Minnesota State Spring Leadership Conference" group rate or they can book online.

Reservations must be made by Friday, May 5, 2017. After this date, we will no longer be holding rooms for attendees and cannot guarantee rates or availability.

Individual reservations must be cancelled at least 24 hours prior to day of arrival to avoid late cancellation fees.


4460 West 78th Street Circle
Bloomington, MN
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To make a reservation please call: (952) 831-3131.
Special Guest Room Rates: $79.00 King - single occupancy; $84.00 - double occupancy. Ask for the Minnesota State Academic and Student Affairs Conference rate when calling to reserve.
(Rates will be available 3 days Pre/Post May 23-24, 2017)

Cancellations need to be done by 6pm day of arrival.