Today’s higher education environment calls for innovative ways to support student, faculty, and institution success. ACRL 2021 features more than 500 programs selected and presented by leaders in the profession.

Registration is coming soon!


Registration Deadlines

February 12, 2021
Early-bird deadline

February 26, 2021
Advance deadline

Why You Should Attend

Here’s what ACRL 2019 attendees have to say:


of respondents agree the conference provided a welcoming and inclusive environment


of respondents said they learned something they would quickly apply to their work


of respondents were inspired to think of unique solution/innovations to apply to their work


of respondents would recommend the ACRL conference to a colleague

Registration Rates

Membership Type
Early bird
Feb. 12, 2021
Feb. 13-
Feb. 26, 2021
Feb. 27 -
April 17, 2021
ACRL personal member $439 $509 $559
Full-time library school student $129 $179 $229
ALA member $549 $589 $639
Nonmember $669 $709 $759
Nonsalaried ALA member $179 $209 $259
Retired ALA member $179 $209 $259

Members of the Washington Library Association may register at the ACRL member rate.

Your ACRL 2021 registration includes:

  • More than 500 educational programs including keynote and invited presentations, panel sessions, contributed papers, workshops, roundtable discussions, TechConnect presentations, and poster sessions
  • Access to the ACRL 2021 Virtual Conference featuring over 130 slidecasts, live webcasts, handouts, discussion boards, podcasts, and more
  • Entry to the ACRL 2021 exhibits Wednesday through Friday
  • Opening exhibits reception Wednesday evening
  • All-Conference Reception Friday evening
  • Daily morning and afternoon refreshment breaks

More Options

Group discounts
ACRL offers a 10% discount to institutions that register 10 or more employees for the conference. To qualify, all registrants in the group must be employed at the same institution and on the same campus.

Daily rates
Daily registration will be available onsite; rates are: $269 for ACRL members, $319 for ALA members, $369 for nonmembers, $89 for library school students, and $129 for retired.  You may only select the single-day option for one day; single-day rates may not be combined.

Exhibits-only registration
Complimentary exhibits-only badges will be available for Thursday and Friday onsite at the registration desk.