• Registration: December 12, 2019-April 15, 2020
  • Late Registration: April 15, 2020-May 15, 2020 (dorms are unavailable during late registration)

You can register here.



  • Standard: $975
  • Early Career Scholars and Cultural Heritage Professionals: $775
  • Student: $550

Registration fees includes admittance to one course, our community event, as well as breakfast and lunch in our campus dining hall.


This year, we are offering a number of discounts for friends of HILT:

University of Nebraska Lincoln Scholarships: Faculty, staff, and students at the University of Nebraska Lincoln are eligible for UNL specific scholarships. To request a UNL scholarship, please apply via our UNL Scholarships page.

Group Discounts: Any group of 5 who register together are eligible for a 25% discount. Group Discount options are available by looking in the lower right hand side of the registration homepage.

Sponsored Student Scholarships are available to full-time enrolled students, early career scholars (terminal degree within 5 years), and current employees of galleries, archives, and museums. You MUST apply for (and be notified that you have received) a scholarship prior to beginning registration. You will be provided with a registration code to complete registration to receive the scholarship discount of $250.  Adjusted fees will be $275 (students) and $525 (early career scholars or cultural heritage professionals). There are a limited number of sponsored student scholarships. They will be awarded on a rolling-basis until exhausted.

Please note you cannot combine group scholarships and student scholarships. Apply Now!


University of Nebraska Campus Housing will be offered for an additional fee. Housing rates are as follows.

Double Occupancy Room (price per person): $37.16 per night
Shared Bedroom in a 2-bedroom, 4-person suite
Single Occupancy Room (price per person): $55.75 per night
Private Room in Shared 4-bedroom suite
Private Suite (price per person): $89.50 per night
Private Suite for 1 individual

Housing fees include access to your assigned room from Sunday, May 17 (3 pm) to Friday, May 22 (10 am), linens, as well as breakfast and lunch in our campus dining facilities. All dormitory rooms are non-smoking. Please be aware that dormitories are no-frills accommodations and require you to walk to the classroom buildings. It is expected that participants electing to stay in dormitory housing recognize this aspect of their stay. Pro-rating of dormitory stays are not possible.

University Suites is modern residence hall is located in the heart of the UNL campus.

Amenities for double rooms:

  • Twin XL beds, contemporary furnishings
  • Full attached bathroom
  • In-room temperature control
  • Free wireless Internet

You will book your housing directly with UNL via this link:


Attendees staying at University Suites will receive a surface lot permit at no additional charge.

Cancellation Policy

Full refunds are available minus a $30.00 processing fee until April 15, 2020. You are able to substitute another registrant at no cost until May 1, 2020. After May 1, 2020, there are no refunds.

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