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The health and safety of our members, partners, and staff is a top priority for NCHC. Due to public health concerns related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, NCHC's 55th Annual Conference will not be held in-person at the Dallas Sheraton Hotel. Read the full announcement here, including developing plans for virtual content and events throughout 2020.


55th NCHC Annual Conference | November 4-8, 2020


Because compassion and empathy are necessary qualities if we are to enact inclusivity and equity in schools and institutions, in workplaces, and in societies, how do we develop our hearts along with our minds in the academy? What practices can we intentionally follow to make the expansion of our hearts as important as the growth of our minds? Can honors be a catalyst within institutions to encourage the thoughtful development of emotional skills as an enduring, habitual way of life?

Read the NCHC20 Conference Theme



Join us in Dallas for NCHC20!

  • Hundreds of sessions and workshops for honors, by honors! Topics for administrators, faculty, staff, and students
  • Sponsors and vendors sharing information about graduate program and internship opportunities, classroom technologies, honor societies, study abroad excursions, and more
  • A new view of the city of Dallas, through excursions by Partners in the Parks and City as Textâ„¢
  • Networking with old friends and new colleagues, to grow your community of honors professionals and contacts


Registrations are no longer being accepted for the in-person conference in Dallas.

All paid registrants for the Dallas conference will be refunded with no effort on your part; please allow 4-6 weeks as these refunds are processed. Also watch for news about adjustments to scholarships and awards connected to conference registration fees.

NCHC20 Faculty/Staff/Professional
Early Bird rate: $435
Standard rate: $485
for all faculty and staff NCHC Members, or employees of Member Institutions

NCHC20 Student
Early Bird rate: $385
Standard rate:
$485
for all undergraduate-level students enrolled in an NCHC Member Institution

NCHC20 Nonmember rate: $970
for all nonmembers. Please proceed as "Guest" during registration.
Interested in joining NCHC and receiving a 50% Discount? Contant nchc@unl.edu!