ACCESS Symposium agenda


Below is the schedule for the May 2019 SPSS.

Wednesday May 29, 2019 - Pre-Symposium

Pre-Symposium Registration and morning Intensive Sessions will take place in the Pfahl Conference Center on the 2nd floor. Registration will be located on the 2nd floor in the lobby area. Intensive Sessions will be held in Pfahl 202.

  • 7:30-11:00AM: Registration (Pfahl Conference Center-2nd floor)

  • 8:00-10:00 AM: Intensive Session I (Pfahl 202)

  • 10:15-12:15 PM: Intensive session II (Pfahl 202)

  • 12:15-1:15 PM: Lunch

  • 2:00-3:30 PM: Rolling Workshop

Pre-Symposium Description:

Lindsey Reichlin Cruse of the Institute for Women's Policy Research will be presenting an intensive session on the findings of the study, Understanding the New College Majority: The Demographic and Financial Characteristics of Independent Students and their Postsecondary Outcomes. Following Ms. Cruse's session, participants will get the chance to engage in discussion with staff from a local housing services agency that works with Ohio State and nearby colleges to provide housing services to student parents. The day will end with an on-site tour of the Columbus Scholar House (income-based housing for college parenting students), in which participants will have the opportunity to tour the on-site childcare facilities, apartments, and learn more about the programming provided by OSU's ACCESS Collaborative Program.

Thursday May 30, 2019 - General Symposium

Registration will be located outside of the ballroom, in the ballroom lobby area.

  • 7:30-4:00 PM: Registration

  • 7:30-8:30 AM: Breakfast

  • 8:30-9:00 AM: Welcome

  • 9:00-10:30 AM: General Session

  • 10:45-12:00 PM: Concurrent Sessions I

  • 12:15-2:00 PM: Keynote and Lunch

  • 2:15-3:30 PM: Concurrent Sessions II

  • 3:45-5:00 PM: Concurrent Sessions III

  • 5:30 PM: Shuttle or Walk to Hale Hall

  • 6:00 - 7:30 PM: Dinner Mixer at Hale Hall

* Please Note: Dinner Mixer is included in registration cost*

Friday May 31, 2019 - General Symposium

  • 7:30-8:15 AM: Breakfast

  • 8:15-9:15 AM: General Session

  • 9:30-10:45 AM: Concurrent Sessions IV

  • 11:00-12:15 PM: Concurrent Sessions V

  • 12:30-1:30 PM: Lunch and Student Advocacy Panel