2021 National Conference on Higher Education in Prison

Join us for the 11th National Conference on Higher Education in Prison (NCHEP)

The next NCHEP is scheduled in person for November 11-14, 2021 in Denver, Colorado (as safety allows) at the Denver Marriott Tech Center.

Registration Opening Soon

Planning & Updates

We hope you will be able to join us again this fall for what we anticipate, as safety allows, to be an in-person conference. A call for submissions, together with the NCHEP theme a timeline, and other important details (such as registration and financial support), will be announced in May.

While we look forward to physically convening in the fall, we are paying close attention to health and safety recommendations regarding the spread of COVID-19: we will adjust our plans as necessary to ensure the health and well-being of the conference attendees, and we will promptly communicate updates and changes as soon as they are available.

To stay updated about the 11th NCHEP check in on Facebook @OfficialNCHEP and Twitter @OfficialNCHEP

We will continue to add information to this page as it becomes available.

timeline for the 11th NCHEP:

  • April 2021: Conference Announcement
  • May 2021: Conference Theme and Proposal Submission Process
  • July 2021: Proposals Due and Registration and Financial Aid Open
  • August 2021: Notification of Proposal Accept/Decline
  • September 2021: Schedule of Events
  • November 11-14, 2021: 11th NCHEP in Denver, CO

Overview of the 11th NCHEP 

COVID-19 Precautions and Guidelines

We are paying close attention to health and safety recommendations regarding the spread of COVID-19: we will adjust our plans as necessary to ensure the health and well-being of the conference attendees, and we will promptly communicate updates and changes as soon as they are available.

We will continue to use this section of the NCHEP website to convey important information and guidelines.

Planning process

More information about the planning process and how you can get involved coming soon. In the meantime, please offer suggestions here.

Submit a Proposal

Details on the submission process will be posted in May 2021.

Conference Registration

Registration for the 11th National Conference on Higher Education in Prison will open in July 2021.

Financial Aid (and Eligibility)

The Alliance for Higher Education in Prison is committed to supporting equal access to the National Conference on Higher Education in Prison (NCHEP) regardless of socioeconomic status. We are pleased to offer an opportunity to apply for one-time financial aid packages to support attendance to the 11th NCHEP.

APPLication process and eligibility requirements available in july 2021

Conference Schedule

The conference schedule will be posted here.

Hotel Information

Denver Marriott Tech Center
4900 S Syracuse St.
Denver, CO 80237

(303) 779-1100

https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dentc-denver-marriott-tech-center/

Hotel reservations in the conference block of rooms (and at the conference room rate $159/night) will be available through the conference registration portal (open July 2021).

Transportation Options

Transportation information will be posted here.

FAQ: NCHEP and Host location

Coming Soon