Contact Information


Women's Center
University of Idaho
Memorial Gym, Rm 109
NEW Phone: 208.885.2777
Fax: 208.885.6285

Mailing Address:
Women's Center
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1064
Moscow, ID 83844-1064

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Online Registration is now closed.

If you'd like to register onsite, please bring a check or cash with you to the registration table at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre (Friday night from 6-7 p.m) or to the Wellspring Room in the Idaho Commons on Saturday between 8-8:45 a.m.

Everyone attending any part of the conference on Saturday, April 6th or presenting at the conference needs to register and pay the appropriate fees.

Registration fees are as follows:

  Faculty/Staff (Non-Student)    Student
Onsite Registration $125

Registration includes:

  • Admission to "Carnival Knowledge: Love, Lust, and other Human Oddities"
  • Conference Materials
  • Open access to presentations, workshops, and keynote speaker on Saturday
  • Two Meals on Saturday (Continental Breakfast and Lunch)
  • Closing Reception

Conference Registration Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who may attend the Northwest Women's Studies Association Conference?
    We welcome registrations from faculty, staff members, and students at institutions of higher education in the Pacific Northwest, as well as interested local community members. Conference registration is limited to 100. Be sure to register early!
  • Where will conference registration be located?
    The majority of the NWWSA conference will take place in the Idaho Commons building, located in the center of the University of Idaho campus in Moscow, ID. The Friday night entertainment will be held at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Center at 508 S. Main Street in downtown Moscow. The closing reception will be held in the Women's Center in Memorial Gym, room 109.
  • When does the Conference officially start?
    The conference begins with a round of concurrent workshops on Saturday, April 6 at 9:15 am.

    You may check in for the conference on Friday, April 5th at 6:00 pm, before our featured performance by Naomi Grossman. There will be a conference registration table located in the lobby of the Kenworthy Performing Arts Center. In addition, there will be a conference registration table located outside of the Wellspring Room, located on the ground floor of the University of Idaho Commons building. The registration desk will open at 8:00 am on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

  • Where will the Luncheon & Workshops be held?
    Conference sessions will be held in the Summit Conference Center, located on the 4th floor of the Idaho Commons building on the University of Idaho campus.

    The conference opening/welcome and lunch will be held in the Whitewater & Clearwater Rooms, located on the ground floor of the Idaho Commons.
  • Can I just attend one session of the Conference?
    Yes. However you will need to pay the full registration fee. If you are a student and cannot afford the entire registration fee, contact us at as we have a limited number of scholarships available. 
  • Can I bring a guest to Naomi Grossman's performance at the Kenworthy?

    Yes, anyone is welcome to attend her comedy performance at the Kenworthy. Registered conference attendees will be admitted free of charge. Other guests will pay an entry fee for the performance ($10 general admission, $5 students).

  • I need to cancel my registration. What is the cancellation policy?

    Up until March 22, please email or call 208-885-2777 to cancel your registration. After March 22, a nominal fee will be retained for any canceled registrations. No cancellations will be accepted after April 1.

  • I can no longer attend the Conference but my colleague is available. What is the substitution policy?

    If you are unable to attend the conference, you can transfer your registration to another person by emailing by Monday, April 1, 2013.

  • I have some dietary restrictions/special needs, how do I inform the Conference Planners?
    When you register for the conference, there will be a field where you can indicate any dietary restrictions, and information for any necessary accommodations.
  • I would like to reserve a hotel room in Moscow, close to where the Conference is taking place. Which hotel should I contact?

    A blocks of 15 rooms has been reserved for the Northwest Women's Studies Association conference at the Best Western University Inn, which is within walking distance of campus. Please ensure you request the conference rate when making a reservation. The rate is $119.00 per night and includes a full hot breakfast. This block of rooms will be released on March 5, 2013.

    Please note: Friday, April 5, 2013 is Vandal Friday, one of the University's main spring recruitment events. As such, hotel accommodations in town are likely to be limited. PLEASE book early to avoid disappointment.

  • Are there accommodation for nursing mothers?
    Yes. There will be a room available near the various session rooms that will be private and accessible throughout the conference. Please contact us at to let us know you will be needing access to the facility and approximately the time(s) you will want to use it. 

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