Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Where can we register for this event?

Answer: Through EventBrite’s web application here. If needed, watch this How to Register (video)

Question: Where can I find a list of this year’s keynote speakers, presentations, workshops and their descriptions?

Answer: Here’s our most current list of presentation & workshop titles, descriptions and outcomes. NOTE: The official program schedule will be made available at this year’s conference to registered attendees via a customizable mobile application; providing audience level, times, rooms and presenter information.

Question: Can I buy a ticket to just one of the two days for this conference?

Answer: Sorry no. No discounts or half prices are available. The event fee covers conference costs for both days, 50+ workshops and presentations, a personalized online event schedule mobile application that you can print out your own schedule, a conference jacket, continental breakfasts, break treats, beverages, and lunch for each day!

Question: Where can I park and how much will it cost?

Answer: Parking is free and a Tacoma Community College (TCC) campus map is available on our supporting website, http://wa-cc.comNOTE: TCC will be enjoying Spring Break at the time of our two day conference, which means campus parking will plentiful for this event. 

Question: I hear there will be a conference jacket (1 per attendee) and that I need to provide my size preference. Where do I do that?

Answer: Yes! Our conference committee is ordering jackets with our ENGAGE 2019 conference logo and they need to order size preferences to provide a variety of sizes for attendees to choose from when they come to the conference and check in. Please use this form to indicate your sizing preference.

Question: Will there be WiFi?

Answer: Yes! Login information will be provided during the event.

Question: Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Answer: Yes, if you find you cannot attend, please email our Eventbrite administrator,, with a subject line of “WACC 2019 Ticket Transfer” well before the conference to let us know who you’re transferring your registration/ticket to; their full name, their college affiliation, their college role and their best email.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Tickets transferred and/or purchased after March 18th are not guaranteed special dietary requests because the caterer needs a headcount and special requests 2 weeks prior to the event.

Question: What is your refund policy?

Answer: Attendees can receive refunds up to 7 days before the event start date.

Question: Where do I submit my special dietary request?

Answer:  AFTER registration you’re provided with the following link to our special dietary request form,  IMPORTANT NOTE: Event tickets purchased (or transferred to another person) after March 18th are not guaranteed special food requests because our caterer requires a cutoff date to fulfill our event order

Question: Which nearby hotels are recommended and is their a conference code to get a discount for blocked off rooms?

Answer: Please consider the following hotel options …

Courtyard by Marriott Book by Feb. 27
10 rooms, Cost: $169.00
1515 Commerce Street, Tacoma 98402
T: 253-591-9100, Cancel 2 days prior to arrival without penalty

Holiday Inn Book by Feb. 27
50 rooms, Cost: $135.00 (Code: Canvas Conference)
2102 South C Street, Tacoma 98402
T: 253-274-3997, Booking link for your group in March 2019.

Hotel Moreno Book by Feb. 27
20 rooms, Cost: $159.00, Booking link (Expires March 1st)
1320 Broadway Plaza, Tacoma 98402
T: 877-986-8083

Best Western Plus Tacoma Dome Hotel Book by March 13
50 rooms, Cost: 129.00 (Code: SBCTC eLearning Council)
2611 East E Street, Tacoma, WA 98421
T: 253.272.7737 Booking link, If anyone wants to stay outside of the rooming block dates they’ll need to speak to (ext. 1007) or email Samantha direction via because the front desk agents cannot make these changes.

Question: Whom may I contact for questions I don’t want to share publicly in a post below?

Answer: Email our WACC 2019 chairperson,


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