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43rd Annual Summer Literacy Conference

Registration, Academic Credit and Cancellation

Bonus Registration Group Offer: Register 10 attendees, receive 1 Bonus Registration

If a group registers 10 attendees, the 11th attendee registers at no cost. To register a group, please fax the registration form along with attendees’ names, contact information and email addresses to 815-753-6900. Contact Gail Hayenga at 815-753-7134 with questions.

PD Hours or enrolling for academic credit

Those attending this conference have the option of earning PD Hours or enrolling for graduate-level credit. Note: Both options require conference registration.

For those wishing to use this conference to earn 3 hours of graduate-level credit, the following apply:

  • Participants must be admitted to the NIU Graduate School.
  • Participants are required to attend all conference sessions.
  • Participants must complete and submit all required assignments via email. (Due date: TBD)

To Register for Academic Credit: Register for the conference using one of the methods listed below. Upon receipt of your conference registration, you will receive information on how to register for graduate-level credit. A seat in the course will be held for all students who register for the conference. ALL participants must pay the conference registration fee as well as tuition and fees for the graduate-level credit. Tuition waivers may be used for tuition only. Tuition waivers cannot be used for conference registration or course fees.

Cancellation PolicyIf you must cancel your conference registration, you are entitled to a full refund less a $25 processing fee if you cancel prior to or on June 4, 2015. No refund is available if cancellation is received on or after June 5, 2015. Substitutions are permitted. Cancellations must be in writing and can be faxed to 815-753-6900 or emailed to


Contact Information

Gail Hayenga
Office of External & Global Programs
(815) 753-7134