Register Early

To receive a reduced early bird registration rate, you must register on or before August 13, 2019.

EFC Member Conference Fees

Registration received on or before August 13, 2019 — $980.00

Registration received after August 13, 2019 — $1,180.00

Non-Member Conference Fees

Registration received on or before August 13, 2019 — $1,320.00

Registration received after August 13, 2019 — $1,520.00

Checks should be made payable to Education Finance Council and mailed to: Education Finance Council, Attention: Gail daMota, 440 First Street NW, Suite 560, Washington, DC 20001. (Please Note: Your organization’s EFC membership dues for 2019 must be current to receive the member rate.)

Cancellation, Refund & Complain Policy: All registration cancellations requests must be made in writing (e-mail is acceptable) to Gail daMota at Full refunds will be provided for cancellation requests made on or before August 13, 2019. Requests made after August 13, 2019 but before September 3, 2019 will receive a 50 percent refund, and requests made after September 3, 2019 are not eligible for a refund even if the registrant does NOT attend the conference. There is no cancellation fee. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint, cancellation and refund, please contact Gail daMota at EFC at (202) 955-5510 or via e-mail at  

Hotel Reservations

The EFC room block is sold out, you may try to make a room reservation directly with the Washington Court Hotel on Capitol Hill by utilizing this link, Education Finance Council Meeting, or by calling the hotel central reservations at 1-800-321-3010.  You will only be able to get a room within the EFC room block if there is a cancellation.  

Hotel room reservations may be canceled up to 72 hours prior to arrival without penalty. If complete cancellation of an individual reservation takes place within 72 hours of the scheduled arrival, a cancellation fee equal to one (1) night’s room revenue will be charge with the exception of a personal or medical emergency where verification can be provided. Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Check-out time is 12:00 p.m. The Hotel shall arrange to check baggage on a complimentary basis for guests arriving before check-in for whom rooms are not available, and for guests attending functions on their day of departure.

If you are unable to book a room at the Washington Court Hotel, here is a list of some alternative hotels that are conveniently located that you may want to try.  ALTERNATIVE HOTEL OPTIONS