Symposium Registration and Fees


Registration for the 2020 Symposium is now open!

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We offer four different registration options for the Symposium. Please note that tuition/registration fees do not include meals or housing.

  • Conducting Participant Registration Fee:  $515
    Conducting participants will conduct during the symposium and participate in all classes and events.
  • For-credit Registration Fee:  $220 + UMKC tuition fees
    This class is available for one or two credits of graduate or undergraduate credit. This registration fee is required to reserve space as a for-credit participant and is nonrefundable. Tuition fees for credit will be billed from and paid directly to the UMKC cashier’s office. Credit tuition rates are determined by UMKC’s 2020 in-state tuition rate and will be publicized in Spring 2020. More information on how to register for credit can be found on our Conservatory Continuing Education page.
  • Auditor Registration Fee:  $220
    Auditors will attend all symposium events, but will not conduct during conducting rounds.
  • Undergraduate Student Auditor Registration Fee: $110
    Auditors will attend all symposium events, but will not conduct during conducting rounds.

Please note: 25 conducting participant spots are available. There is no limit on the number of auditors who may register. Participants who would like to earn credit for the Symposium are required to conduct.

Optional Add-ons:

  • On-Campus Housing: $300 (double occupancy)
    Participants who choose to stay on campus will be housed in a UMKC residence hall for 5 nights. This fee includes bed linens and towels. For more information about on-campus housing, see our page “Traveling to and Staying in Kansas City
  • On-Campus parking permit$20
    This will allow participants to park in any UMKC Student Parking Lot. Parking is limited on campus, so a permit is strongly encouraged for those who will be bringing a car. Permits must be purchased by May 29, 2020.
  • Secure Wireless Internet Access:  $35
    UMKC Residence Halls are equipped with secure internet access; this fee will provide each guest with a password to obtain this access. Campus-wide internet access is available to all at no cost to all participants, but is unsecured and not accessible in the residence halls.  Wireless internet access must be purchased by May 29, 2020.

Due Dates:
All fees are due by May 29, 2020.

How to register:
Please see our Register for KCCS page for registration forms and information.

Refund Policy:
We do not offer refunds for our programs. All fees and deposits are non-refundable.

If the Kansas City Conducting Symposium is canceled by UMKC, a full refund will be issued.