2020 Summer Professional Development Institute



Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 12:00pm to Friday, July 17, 2020 - 3:45pm
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Time Zone: 

  • Eastern Time


Virtual - more information regarding the platform for the virtual institute coming soon


 Scheduled session topics include:

  • Introduction to Graduate Enrollment Management (GEM)
  • Successfully Building a GEM Career
  • Recruitment and Marketing
  • Admissions Operations
  • GEM Changes and Insights for the Post-Pandemic World
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • International Student Recruitment
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Legal Updates
  • Student Support and Services                                            

When and Where:

The Summer Institute will be held on Thursday, July 16 and Friday, July 17, 2020 virtually!

The schedule is as follows:

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 12:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. EDT

Friday, July 17, 2020 - 12:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. EDT

Who Should Attend:

The Virtual Summer Institute is designed for both incoming, as well as seasoned GEM professionals. A variety of topics and sessions for all levels will be offered. 

Professionals working in undergraduate, graduate, faculty, or related higher education environments have also found these conferences to be useful and appropriate. 

Online registration for the NAGAP Summer PDI is open now. 


Early Bird Registration (payment must be received by June 8):

  • $225 - Members
  • $250 - Non-members

Regular Registration (payment received between June 9 and July 13):

  • $250 - Members
  • $275 - Non-members

Final registration deadline - July 13. 

The registration fee includes:

  • Attendee registration
  • Access to all virtual sessions and materials, including recordings after the event
  • Access to virtual Q&A platforms
  • Access to pre-recorded sessions
  • Access to interactive social events

Confirmations will be emailed to registrants within one week of receipt of registration. 

Cancellations received in writing prior to July 1 will be eligible for a refund minus a $100 processing fee. If a registrant cancels after the deadline or fails to attend the Summer Institute, and payment is not received, the registrant's school will be billed and held responsible for full payment. 

Questions? Refer to the Professional Development Institute Frequently Asked Questions document. 

For additional questions or information about participation, contact:

Ariana Balayan, Attendee Liaison
Associate Director of Graduate Admission
Suffolk University
Phone: 617-573-8043
abalayan at suffolk.edu

or NAGAP's Executive Office: (913) 222-8655 or info@nagap.org 

Sponsoring at a Professional Development Institute is a great way to advertise your business. There are several sponsorship options. For more information contact Amanda Ostreko, chair of the PDI committee, at amandao at ku.edu.

Payment Questions:
NAGAP Data Administrator
Autumn Menefee
(913) 222-8620 phone
amenefee at kellencompany.com