Newcomers Conference

CACRAO's Newcomers Conference will be held July 30 - August 1, 2018 at NC State University in Raleigh, NC.


The Newcomers Conference is an annual workshop designed for new admission professionals to learn real-world experience. The program provides training in critical skills for success and discussion of pertinent issues and situations encountered in the admission profession. Participants will attend presentations, work within small-group settings, and will have plenty of networking opportunities with leaders and other newcomers in admissions. This is a great training opportunity for any of your new hires.

Presentation topics will include:

  • How to get involved in CACRAO
  • Admissions 101
  • Building relationships with school counselors
  • Travel planning
  • Customer Service and Presentation Skills
  • Diversity
  • Social Media and Technology
  • Event planning
  • Advice from seasoned admissions professionals

Program Registration

To participate in the Newcomers Conference, you must first complete the Newcomers Conference Registration.  Simply click the button below to navigate to the registration site.

Payment Information

Payment should be submitted by either credit card through the registration site or by sending a check made out to CACRAO to: 

ATTN: 2018 Newcomers Registration
PO Box 487
Youngsville, NC 27596

(Checks should be postmarked by July 25th.) 


$215 for CACRAO member institutions

$225 for CACRAO non-member institutions

Key Contacts

If you have questions about the Newcomers Conference, contact Natalie McCook at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Nancy Reading at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CACRAO, Inc. is exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code.  

PO Box 487, Youngsville, NC 27596
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