We are excited again for our Stephen R. Merritt Enrollment and Middle Management Institute (EMMI).  This year's event will be virtual July 31 - August 1, 2024.  EMMI will consist of both joint key sessions as well as separate session tracks for mid-level admissions professionals and current deans and directors.  Attendees will closely collaborate with experienced and skilled enrollment management practitioners and engage in important discussions on admissions and enrollment topics.

Joint Sessions

  • Current Trends in Enrollment Management and Higher Education
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice in Admissions
  • Strategic Planning: Aligning Vision, Mission and Values
  • Leadership vs Management

Enrollment Management Track (for current Deans and Directors)

  • History and Structures of Enrollment Management
  • A Conversation about the Big Picture of Enrollment Management

Middle Management Track (for Associates)

  • History and Structures of Admissions and Upper Management
  • Transition Considerations: Upward Mobility, Graduate School, Institutional Positioning  

This unique two-day event will be online (via zoom), making it accessible for all interested.  We ask that you reserve the following times so you can participate in the entire program - Wednesday 7/31 1pm to 4pm and Thursday 8/1 9am to noon. There will also be optional happy hour and coffee break to continue conversations.  The full 2024 agenda can be found here.


Registration:   Click here!


  • $75 for PACAC members, $90 for PACAC non-members
  • PACAC provides financial support to attend PACAC professional development opportunities through the Counselor Assistance Program Grants

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations made by July 17, 2024 will be honored (minus a $10 administrative fee).
  • Cancellations made after July 17, 2024 will not be issued a refund.
    (Registrations made after July 17th will be invoiced, even if not attending)
  • If you have questions or need to cancel your registration, please email [email protected]

For questions about the Enrollment Management Institute, please contact email [email protected].