Registration is open!

Review registration Terms and Policies here.

New for NITOP 2022

  • In order to help make NITOP more affordable in light of COVID-19, we are offering one-time, pandemic recovery rates (about 10% less than last year) for our annual conference.  
  • Due to limited capacity for social distancing, registration is limited to 200 people in addition to invited speakers and committee members.  When registration is at capacity, a waitlist option will be available.  When agreeing to be on the waitlist, you will be automatically registered if a place becomes available.
  • We encourage all participants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
  • A one day live stream of NITOP will be available for those who do not attend.  The date of the live stream is Wednesday, January 5th.  
  • Guest registration is a separate event.  See below for details.

To register, click the desired registration type below after registration opens.

Regular/Student/Retired/APS Registration                One Day Live Stream Registration                 Guest Registration

Registration Information

  • Registration fees not paid by November 15, 2021, will increase by $50.
  • Past participants should note that no binder will be provided.  
  • No printed program booklet will be provided.  The program will be available online as a pdf and via a conference app.

Registration includes:

  • Admission to all conference events
  • Registration materials
  • Online access during and after the conference to speakers’ handouts, to assist participants in implementing new techniques and teaching ideas in their own courses
  • Meals and breaks:
    • Breakfasts and lunches
    • An evening buffet for participants and their companions and families

To register:

Space is limited.  Register early!

  • Registration is limited to 200 so early registration is recommended.
  • Early registration will close either when we reach capacity or on December 15, 2021.  
  • If you register for the Institute and are unable to attend, a full refund will be given if you notify us by email ( by 5:00 pm EST on December 1, 2021. No refunds will be given after this date.
  • If you register and learn after December 1st that you cannot attend, and someone on the NITOP waitilist is able to attend, your registration may be transferred for a $25 transfer fee.  If noone on the waitlist is able to attend, the registrant may transfer to another person from the same institution who is not on the NITOP waitlist for a $25 transfer fee.  Contact the NITOP Coordinator to request a transfer.  (

Special Registration Types

APS members

The Association for Psychological Science provides generous financial support of the Institute, which benefits all participants, and also encourages its members to attend and participate in the conference.

  • APS regular members may register at a $30 discount for $495 ($545 after November 15) and APS student affiliates for $335 ($385 after November 15) if the participant is employed half-time or less and copies of the student’s current student ID and Fall 2021 class schedule are submitted by email at the time of registration.

Retirees and Students

  • Retired faculty members may register for $365 ($415 after November 15).
  • Graduate and undergraduate students may register for $365 ($415 after November 15) if they are employed half time or less and if copies of a current student ID and a Fall 2021 class schedule are submitted by email at the time of registration.


    • Companions whose professional affiliation is unrelated to psychology may register as guests for $320 if they wish to attend meals, breaks, and poster sessions.
    • Companions of invited speakers whose professional affiliation is unrelated to psychology, who will not attend meals, breaks, or poster sessions, may obtain a one-session-only badge without charge to attend the speaker's session.
    • Other guests must register for the conference to attend.

        Registration Fees

        One-time, pandemic recovery rates (10% discount)

        Type  Paid by 11/15/2021  Paid after 11/15/2021
        Regular Participant  $525  $575
        Student  $365  $415
        Retired Faculty Member  $365  $415
        APS Regular Member  $495  $545
        APS Student Affiliate
         $335  $385
        Guest*  $320  $370
         One Day Live Stream*  $50  $100
         *requires separate registration    

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        NITOP Cancellation Policy 

        Cancellations:  A full refund will be issued for cancellations received by December 1, 2021.  No refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date except for the cancellation of the entire conference.

        Transfers:  If a registrant learns after December 1st that attendance is not possible, the registration may be transferred to the following year or another person for a $25 transfer fee.  If a transfer is needed, contact the NITOP Coordinator at

        Early Career Scholarships

        • Participants who have been gainfully employed in teaching positions for fewer than three years (excluding any years of teaching during graduate school) may apply for a $50 reduction in the registration fee.
        • To apply for a NITOP Early Career Scholarship, submit a one-page essay about what you see as the challenges and/or opportunities facing new teachers of psychology, along with a letter from your academic unit’s executive officer confirming that your teaching experience at all institutions totals less than three years.
        • Email these materials to Applicants will be notified promptly of the outcome of the review. These scholarships will be available until registration reaches capacity.  Please apply early.
        • The deadline for submissions is November 1st.

        NITOP is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Contact:         NITOP, P. O. Box 963, Northport, AL  35476

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