February 29 - March 3 • New Orleans Marriott • New Orleans, LA


Everyone, including presenters, must register to attend the convention.

Early Registration
deadline January 25

deadline February 15

Convention T-shirts

What to Wear to the Convention

ADA Accommodations


Online Registration Instructions

Sigma Tau Delta, NEHS, and Non-Members

Online Registration Link

Sigma Kappa Delta

SKD Online Registration Link
(SKD members must register online.)

Online Account Set-Up

If you registered online for the international convention, provided a journal submission, or submitted a paper or panel proposal in the past, you already have an account. To access your account use the same email address and password you used previously.

If you do not have an online account, you must first set up your account. 

  1. Choose the appropriate submission link from above.
  2. Create a password containing at least five characters. All confirmations and follow-up communication will be sent to the email address associated with your account.
  3. Your account is now set up.

Direct any questions to englishconvention@niu.edu.

Registration Process

Step 1: Convention Registration

At the top of the online convention registration page, you will see the name of the individual you are registering, or if you have selected logon only, you will now enter information for the person you are registering.

Complete all required information fields, shown with an (*). Select Continue at the end of each section.

Step 2: Payment/Verification

Before making payment, you have the option to Add Another Registrant. You also have the option to Edit Items.

Enter Payment Information. MasterCard, Visa, and Discover Card payments are accepted. You may not pay by check using online registration.

Select Submit at the end of this section.

Step 3: Registration Confirmation - Order Complete

You will now view your completed order. Please select Print to make a copy for your records.

A confirmation of this order will be sent to your email address. Each registrant will also receive a confirmation by email.

Convention materials will be available for pick-up at the on-site registration desk beginning at 3:00 p.m. on February 29.

Please Note: Online registration for the 2012 Sigma Tau Delta International Convention is processed by Northern Illinois University, Outreach Registration. Credit card payments will appear as 'NIU Outreach, DeKalb, IL.'