Policies & Planning Guidelines
Policies and Procedures from the Office of Conference Programs, Memorial Union and the Departments of Residence Life and Dining Services are provided in the Conference Fact Sheet (pdf). Careful review of this information provides an important foundation for the planning of a conference.
NDSU Policies that apply to conference planning include:
Policy 407 - Provider of Services on Campus/Auxiliary Exclusive Services
Policy 155 - Policy on Alcohol and Other Drugs
Policy 153 - Smoke Free Facilities
Policy 170 - Guides NDSU Staff in the Planning of Events for Staff and Guests
Timeline for Conference Planning
This is a generalized conference planning timeline and The planning of your conference may look quite different. The conference coordinator will notify you of specific dates and deadlines. All conference requests are due to the conference coordinator by March 31st the year of your conference.
2-4 years before conference
|18-24 months |
|12-24 months |
|2-6 months |
|Download the Conference Planning Overview (pdf) for a printable version of the Conference Planning Timeline as well as extra information on NDSU Policies and conference planning considerations.|