The 2018 Region 5 Conference and all meetings will be held at:

Hyatt Regency Columbus
350 N High Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Wednesday, April 11- Friday, April 13, 2018

Room Rate: Single/Double rate $159.00, based on availability.  Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 17.5% State and Local taxes) in effect at the time of checkout.  Check-in time is 3:00 PM, and check-out time is 12:00 PM.  NACADA has arranged for a block of rooms at the conference rate.  These rooms may sell out before the cut-off date of 5:00 PM Tuesday, March 20, 2018. 

Reservations: Reservations may be made by calling 1-614-463-1234 and requesting a room in the NACADA Region 5 block, or using the Pass Key access for the NACADA Region 5 Conference, for the Hyatt Regency at -

All reservations must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. 

Group rate is available three days pre and post of room block dates based upon the hotel's availability.  If you want dates earlier than 4/10 or after 4/12, it is best to make your reservations by phone. Please note upon registration that you will be required to pay the cost of your first night at the hotel. 

Parking: There are several parking garages located around the Hyatt Regency and the conference site. This downloadable map will provide you with location and rates for various options.

**Room reservation information may be requested from the hotel during the last 4 weeks prior to the conference by the NACADA Executive Office in order to check on status of room block. Please email Diane Matteson at if you request to have the hotel withhold your information.

The hotel is located in walking distance of two entertainment districts: the Arena District and the Short North. Columbus has much more though to offer and those attending may want to plan side trips during their stay. While here in Columbus, be sure to take advantage of our “foodie” experience!  


April 11-13, 2018
Columbus, OH

Call for Proposals


Registration Information

Hotel Information

Travel Information

Preconference Workshops

Exhibitor Opportunities


Past/Future Conference

Conference Co-Chairs
George Steele
Ohio State University
(614) 543 4676

Peg Steele
Ohio State University

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