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Registration for NCORE 2020 will open in the fall. Check back for information about conference rates, policies, group discount application details, and more. 

The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American higher education is produced by the Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies at the University of Oklahoma. As a non-profit, educational event, NCORE is open to all individuals; no membership is required. The conference is financed by registration fees and sponsorships. 

NCORE 2020 Check-In Times

Monday, May 25 - 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM  (no conference sessions this day but you can beat the check-in rush!)

Tuesday, May 26 - 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM  (optional Pre-Conference Institute sessions begin)  

Wednesday, May 27 - 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM  (NCORE conference sessions begin)

Thursday, May 28 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Friday, May 29 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Saturday, May 30 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM


Rates for NCORE 2019:

NCORE Conference (four days) - $795

NCORE Conference + Pre-Conference Institute (five days) - $895

Student Registration - (includes Pre-Conference Institute) - $495 (flat-rate, year-round)

Group Discount applications have closed for NCORE 2019. Click the button below to find out if your institution has already qualified for a discounted rate. 

Groups Approved for Discounts


Payment Options

During registration, you may select PAY NOW (with a credit card) or PAY LATER (to be invoiced). If you select PAY LATER, do not log back into the registration system to pay; this is not possible and will create a duplicate registration. Call our Registration Coordinator at (405) 325-6808 to pay by credit card over the phone. Or, mail a check made payable to The University of Oklahoma addressed to: The University of Oklahoma Registration & Records, 1700 Asp Avenue, Room B-1, Norman, OK 73072-6400.

NCORE 2019 Registration RatesEarly Bird (ends March 31st)Beginning April 1st
Student Rate (flat rate, year-round)$495.00$495.00
Group Discount Rate with Pre-Conference Institute$715.00$805.00
Group Discount Rate without Pre-Conference Institute$625.00$715.00
Regular Rate with Pre-Conference Institute$795.00$895.00
Regular Rate without Pre-Conference Institute$695.00$795.00


Cancellation, Refund, and Substitution Policies

To cancel and refund your registration, email us. NCORE must have written notification to cancel your registration. 

  • All cancellation / refund requests made by May 1st (11:59 PM Central Standard Time) will be made less a $100.00 service and processing fee. Notification must be made through email to
  • All cancellation / refund requests after May 1st, 2019, will receive a refund of the amount paid less a $250.00 service and processing fee. Notification must be made through email to
  • Refunds will not be offered because of weather.
  • Registration may be transferred to a substitute delegate (with no additional charge).
  • Registration may not be transferred to a future NCORE.
  • No refund amount will be granted for no-shows.
  • In the unlikely event the conference is cancelled, NCORE will refund 100% of the registration fees paid.
  • To receive the group discount rate, a group of 10 or more must be formed before registration.
  • Retroactive refunds will not be issued to individual registrants in order to form or join a group.

Download our official policies here (opens in new window).