Call for Proposals

The ACCESS Collaborative Program is now accepting proposal submissions for the 2019 Student Parent Support Symposium! The theme for this year’s conference is: "Understanding the New College Majority.We are seeking a wide range of presentation topics relating to the development and improvement of student parent participation in higher education. Presentations related to this year's theme are especially encouraged.

Call for Proposals Info

  • Proposal submission overview (recommended reading for anyone considering submitting a proposal)

Tips for writing an effective title,
proposal and abstract

  • It is highly recommended that everyone submitting a proposal, whether an experienced or novice presenter, review this information. Well-written submissions have a greater probability of being selected.

Proposal Submission Instructions


  • A well-written proposal and abstract will enhance your application. Check for spelling errors before submitting!
  • It is important that the title and abstract reflect the content of your proposed session. Attendees depend on the abstract, printed in the conference program, to determine which sessions to attend.

  • Deadline for submitting is Friday March 1st, 2019.
  • If you face technical difficulties while submitting your proposal, please email for an alternate submission option.