Registration FAQ’s



For Non-Conference Registrants wanting to attend Keynote speeches:

If you are not registered for the conference, you can still attend the keynote sessions by paying a $15 fee at the door. This also allows you admission into the post-keynote dance events as well.

When is the early bird deadline  July 25th Don’t miss the 20% savings!

Are there scholarships available? Yes! Here’s more information.

Do groups receive discounts? Yes! Groups of 5 or more receive a 10% discount. Groups need to email a copy or mail in their registration form postmarked by August 1st to take advantage of the group discount.



A full list of nearby hotels can be found on the the Hampshire website.

What are the policies for the Hampshire Dorm Rooms?  

Dorm Key Policy: Upon check in at registration a $200 deposit per key/card set is required and will be held until check out. Please bring a check made out to "NOFA/Mass” for each key/card set.

The majority of dorm rooms available are single bedrooms, a limited amount of double rooms will be available for parent/guardian and child or couples with mobility challenges.  Dorm options do not have elevators please email directly with mobility challenges for proper dorm placement.

Dorm room rental fee is $37 per adult or teen per night. Housing for ages 12 & under is free and are required to house with a guardian. You will need to bring your own sheets, blankets, pillow, and towel.

Single rooms: 1 single bed. Limit of 1 adult and 1 child per room.

Double rooms: Are limited to parent and child or couples with mobility issues.

How does camping work at the conference?

Campsites cost $21/night and sites will be located near portable facilities.  Flushing toilets and showers within short walking distance.

Is RV camping allowed?

Yes.  Campers can register as staying in tents or RVs.  There will be assigned parking lots for RV’s.  No hook-ups are available.



Can I purchase prepared meals at the conference?

Yes! Vegetarian, non-vegetarian and vegan options (all organic) will be served in Hampshire’s dining hall.  Our annual Saturday dinner is all local! You can buy any combination of all 8 meals – Friday breakfast to Sunday lunch.  A limited number of dining hall meals will also be for sale on a walk-in basis at a walk-in rate.

Can I get something quick and affordable at the conference?

Yes.  NOFA VT will have its fabulous pizza oven at the conference on Saturday!

Can I bring my own food?

Of course! Many attendees eat on the cheap by packing a cooler and bringing their meals with them.



Find a ride/give a ride.  Rideshare link here.

Public Transportation options are listed on the Hampshire College website here.