Familiarity Tours allow coordinators to experience regional campuses as exchange destinations. Registration is first come first served for coordinators, guest registration considered on a space available basis after August 16.

Costs for all familiarity tours are included in the conference registration fee but actual space is limited. Please be certain of your availability and travel schedule before signing up for a tour.

Tuesday, October 17

Option 1:

Mississippi State University familiarity tour

7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Transportation and lunch provided.

Option 2:

University of Montevallo familiarity tour

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Transportation and lunch provided.

The familiarity tour includes a visit to the National Voting Rights Museum & Institute, Slavery and Civil War Museum, and Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, AL.

Thursday, October 19

University of Alabama familiarity tour

12:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Includes transportation and a dinner celebrating NSE’s 55th Anniversary.

Friday, October 20

Tuskegee University and Alabama State University familiarity tours

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Transportation and lunch provided.

This familiarity tour will include a visit to the The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration or The National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery. Time constraints will not allow for a stop at both locations. Take a moment to research and select one option you wish to visit on the conference registration page. In case of inclement weather, we will visit The Legacy Museum as the National Memorial is outdoors.