University of California and California State University Learning Support Conference

Learning Support: Building Equity through Assessment, Partnerships, and Inclusion

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Conference Schedule

Check out a draft of the Conference Schedule (pdf)

The 2018 Learning Support Conference at the UC Davis Conference Center will be hosted by Academic Assistance and Tutoring at the University of California, Davis in partnership with Sacramento State University and the University of California, Santa Cruz. All members of the learning support community in higher education are invited to attend including administrators, staff, faculty, and student employees.


Planning Your Trip to Davis

Conference pricing for hotel accommodations is available at two area hotels. Space is limited so reserve your room early.

Parking is not included in the price of registration. For UC employees with parking permits for other campuses, please check with your local parking office BEFORE coming to Davis to ask about a temporary inter-campus parking pass. For guests at the Hyatt, ask about parking with your room reservation. Other conference attendees should plan to pay for and park in visitor parking. Visitor lots 1, 2, and the Gateway Structure are the closest parking to the Conference Center.


Keynote Speakers

  • Gary S. May

    Chancellor Gary S. May University of California, Davis June 19, 2018 at 1 p.m.

  • Robert s. Nelsen

    President Robert S. Nelsen California State University, Sacramento June 18, 2018 at 12:45 p.m.

  • Ralph Hexter

    Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter University of California, Davis June 18th, 2018 at 9 a.m.

  • Rebecca Covarrubias

    Dr Rebecca Covarrubias Assistant Professor of Social Psychology University of California, Santa Cruz June 19, 2018 at 9 a.m.

If you would like to learn more about any of speakers, we invite you explore the following sites:

Cancellation Policy


All refunds will be processed through Conference and Events Services. After May 18, no refunds will be given, but we are happy to have you specify another member of your institution to attend in your place.