16th Annual Conference

The Lodges at Gettysburg
May 22-24, 2018
Gettysburg, PA 


General Conference Questions may be addressed to Julie Novotny, Conference Chair at or at (330)672-9488.


Submit your proposal to present today!
Proposals may cover topics such as but are not limited to Career Services, Alumni Career Services, Innovative Programming Ideas, Counseling, Coaching, New Technology or Marketing Techniques, Employer Relations, Recruiting Trends, Strategic Partnerships, Working with Specialty Populations, Staffing/Human Resources, Volunteerism, Internships and Co-ops.

 If you would like to receive priority consideration, please submit your proposal form by February 15, 2018. Questions may be addressed to Heather Balas, Program Chair at or at (330)569-5131. All submissions will be notified by the Proposals Committee by March 23, 2018.

Conference Sponsorship/Exhibitor/Advertising Packages

Apply for a graduate student conference scholarship 

2018 Conference Hotel Accommodations

The Lodges at Gettysburg, Gettysburg, PA  (all accommodations are small lodges)
Start date: 
Last day to book: 4/1/18
*Lodges are intended for families so we encourage conference attendees to speak with a reservation agent to discuss your level of privacy. Individual attendees may make reservations directly with the The Lodges at Gettysburg Reservations Department at (877) 607-2442.  Please indicate you are attending the PennACE conference and reference our group block - PennACE Conference 


Alternative PennACE Conference Hotel Accommodations 

Best Western Gettysburg, 301 Steinweher Ave., Gettysburg, PA 
Start date: 2/1/18 
Last day to book: 4/22/18
To make a reservation, call the Best Western Gettysburg at 717-334-1188 and reference PennACE or book online at:  Best Western of Gettysburg
Double Queen Rm: $124 per night
King Rm: $115


Past conference details/info

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Future PennACE Conference Dates and Locations
2019: 21-23 May -- State College
2020: 19-21 May -- Pittsburgh