Application, Registration and Payment Information

  • Application Window: The application period for oral and poster presentations will open on November 1.  Contact your Honors Director/Coordinator for your campus deadline.  Honors Directors/Faculty Mentors should contact Derek Milne for the Conference Deadline.
  • Application to the HTCC Conference requires a titled, 250-word proposal abstract and a 25-word proposal description.  A complete proposal will also include the top four academic sources consulted for the project in the appropriate citation format according to discipline norms.
  • See “Resources for Presenters” on conference homepage for instructions on writing abstracts, sample abstracts, poster guidelines, and tips on presenting.
  • Directors: Instructions for submitting and reviewing the submissions will be emailed to directors.  When you submit a student’s application, you will automatically be registering the student for the conference. Students may present a maximum of one individual presentation or performance AND one group presentation or performance AND one poster presentation. No two presentations may be on the same topic. Please review the Presenter Application and Registration Forms in advance so that you collect all of the required information from the student. 
  • Contact Derek Milne, Honors Conference Chair at if you notice any discrepancies.
  • For more information, including receiving your director username and password required for submitting student proposals, contact Derek Milne at


    • Presenters, honors directors, student volunteers, faculty mentors, administrators, and all other college-affiliated attendees must be registered. Directors are encouraged to register all college-affiliated attendees. Online early registration closes on March 1. For payment instructions, see the bottom of this page.
    • PRESENTERS: Presenters are automatically registered for the conference when their applications are submitted.
  • STUDENT MODERATORS: The HTCC Student Research Conference consists of many concurrent sessions, and we need student MODERATORS to facilitate each session. Student presenters may not serve as moderators. Schools are limited to 10 student moderators. Facilitators will introduce the presenters, keep track of time, invite the audience to ask questions after the presentation, and moderate the discussion that follows (training will be provided). Moderator Registration: $10 per student moderator.
  • Speak to your honors program director about registration, and click here for more information, including specific instructions about moderator duties at the conference.
  • GUESTS, COLLEGE-AFFILIATED: All college-affiliated attendees such as other students, faculty members, staff and administrators must register to attend the conference. Attendees who register online by March 1. will receive the early payment rate of $50. Late registrants will need to register in person the morning of the conference and pay the late registration fee of $60; payment may be made by cash or check. Please check with your college’s Honors Program director for further instructions.
  • GUESTS, NON COLLEGE-AFFILIATED: Guests who are not affiliated with an HTCC college do not need to register. However, to receive an official conference program and have lunch paid for in advance, guests will need to register and to pay ($50 through Mar. 1). Student presenters should contact their Honors Program director for online registration and payment details of friends and family who do want to register. Some conference programs will be available for purchase separately on the day of the conference, and guests who do not register may pay for their lunch on the day of the conference.


  • Online registration ends March 1: $50 The $50 registration fee applies to anyone who completes and submits a registration form during the online registration period (Nov-Mar. 1). Please send your payment to the address listed below. Please do NOT bring your payment to the conference. Only those registering late in person should pay at the conference.
  • Late registration begins March 2: $60 Late registrants will need to register in person the morning of the conference; payment may be made by cash or check.
  • Moderator Registration: $10
  • Directors: When making your payment, please include a list of all of your conference attendees, presenters, and moderators. Make the check or purchase order payable to Honors Transfer Council of California. Payments may be made before or after the conference, but we appreciate early payment.
  • Please mail payments to: Honors Transfer Council of California ℅ Mt. SAC Honors Program Mt. San Antonio College 1100 N. Grand Ave Walnut, California 91789