"It Starts With Us," October 20–22 at the University of Florida!

The University of Florida is home to the J. Wayne Reitz Union, host site of the ACUI Region III Conference, a newly renovated facility boasting 350,000+ square feet of space, including 126,000 square feet of new space and 90,000 square feet of renovated space. 

The Conference Planning Team has been hard at work developing a schedule that “Starts With Us” to maximize your potential, with educational sessions that not only explore the role of the college union but also encompass the Association’s core competencies.

Educational Sessions

The educational session proposal deadline is Friday, July 14. Submit a proposal or encourage a friend/colleague by visiting the submission page.



(through September 7)
(September 8–28)
(September 29–October 8)
Professional Member$220$245$295
Graduate or Undergraduate Student Member$200$200$200
Professional Nonmember$280$305$355
Graduate or Undergraduate Student Nonmember$260$260$260



Lodging and Local Area


Accommodations will be available at the Holiday Inn Gainesville—University Center. You can make reservations online or by calling the hotel at 352.376.1661. Be sure to use code "ACU."

Visit Gainesville and Local Attractions 

The conference hotel is surrounded by shops, restaurants, and boutiques and sits in the heart of Gainesville. Local attractions include Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park, and the Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail. Find out more about what Gainesville has to offer at visitgainesville.com. Region III extends a special thank you to visitgainesville.com for their support.