NSEC 2018


CMAA National Student Education Conference

November 1-4, 2018 | Chicago, IL

Join CMAA in the Windy City November 1-4 for a weekend of education, networking, and sightseeing. Attendees will visit five of the Chicagoland area’s top clubs, learn from some of CMAA’s best and brightest, and have time to experience and explore America’s Second City.


Thursday, November 1

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Registration at Union League Club

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Opening Reception at Chicago Yacht Club


Friday, November 2

8:00 a.m.
Union League Club

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Education Session

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Club Tour

11:00 a.m.
Walk to University Club

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

12:45 – 1:45 p.m.
Education Session

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Education Session

3:45 p.m.
Club Tour

5:00 p.m.
Adjourn for the day/Dinner on your own


Saturday, November 3

8:00 a.m.
Breakfast on Your Own

8:30 a.m.
Load Buses

9:30 a.m.
Medinah Country Club

9:30 –11:00 a.m.
Education Session

11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Education Session

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

2:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Education Session

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Club Tour

5:15 – 7:15 p.m.

8:00 p.m.
Return to hotel


Sunday, November 4

8:00 a.m.
Load Buses

8:30 a.m.
Valley Lo Club

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Education Session

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 noon
Education Session

12:15 – 1:00 p.m.

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
Club Tour

1:45 p.m.
Load Buses

2:45 p.m.
Drop Off at Hotel

End of Conference


Regular Registration

Through September 30

Late Registration

Beginning October 1



A special rate has been negotiated for NSEC attendees at The Union League Club of Chicago.

Group rate: $169/night plus an to an applicable 20 percent surcharge that is in lieu of any additional local or city taxes.

  • The Union League Club of Chicago
    65 W. Jackson Blvd Chicago, IL. 60604

The following additional benefits/services are available to guests, complimentary during their stay:

  • - Complimentary wireless internet throughout the building
  • - Complimentary state-of-the-art Fitness Center
  • - 2 Restaurants
  • - On-site Lounge
  • - $28.00 Discounted Parking (validated at the Front Desk for overnight guests)

Each guest is responsible for making their own reservations by calling 800-443-0578 by October 12, 2018. Guests will be responsible for all individual room charges (room night, surcharge, and incidentals-including valet or self-parking) by providing a credit card upon arrival. The Union League Club of Chicago accepts most major credit cards including American Express, MasterCard, and Visa.

Cancellation Policy
All rooms must be cancelled 48 hours before departure to avoid penalty. Please refer to all cancellation details in your reservation confirmation for the most up-to-date terms.

Dress Code Policy
Business Casual Attire is required throughout the Clubhouse with the exception of specific events for which higher modes of attire (e.g., Business Dress, black tie or white tie) are specified for the event. Business Casual Attire is defined as: collared shirts (including turtleneck) and slacks (without jacket or necktie) for men and similar attire for women. Denim (blue jeans) is allowed on the 1st, 4th, and 8th Floors, all day, throughout the clubhouse on Saturday (except in the Wigwam dining room after 5:00 p.m.), all day, throughout the clubhouse on Sunday and major holidays, and is otherwise prohibited except when you are entering and exiting the Club to and from your guestroom. Athletic attire is not permitted in the Clubhouse.

  • The Union League Club of Chicago is located between two major subway rail lines that directly service both Chicago O’Hare Airport and Midway Airport.
  • From Midway Airport: $2.25 one way via the Orange Line; walk one block north on State St, turn left and walk two blocks to 65 W. Jackson Blvd.
  • From O’Hare Airport: $5.00 one way via the Blue Line; walk one block west to 65 W. Jackson Blvd.
  • For the convenience of your attendees, ULC offers both Valet and Self-Parking. Self-Parking-All day – Weekdays and overnight $26.00*, Weekday Mornings 5:00-8.30 a.m. $7.00, Weekday Evenings 4:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m. $10.00, and Saturday and Sunday 7:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m. $10.00. *All listed prices are subject to change without notice.