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Annual Meeting Registration Information

Registration for the 2014 Annual Meeting has closed

AALS Registration Hours, located in Americas Hall II (on the upper level):
Thursday, January 2, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Friday, January 3, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday, January 4, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday, January 5, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

AALS provides two methods below to register for the 2014 Annual Meeting. Faculty and employees at AALS member and fee-paid schools may register using online registration. Law students, faculty at non-member schools, and international faculty must fill out and submit the registration form in order to register for the 2014 Annual Meeting.

If you are a faculty or employee at an AALS Member School and cannot register online, this may indicate that you are not in the AALS database. Before you register by any method, contact your law school dean's office to have yourself added to the AALS Law School roster with your position, whether it is tenure, tenure track, contract, visiting, adjunct, or fellow at the law school. If you need assistance with the database, contact

Online Registration
Once you have been added to the AALS Law School roster by your dean's office, you can register online. You can pay the registration fee by using American Express, Visa or MasterCard. If you need assistance, contact If you have not registered online by 1:00 p.m. (EST), December 31, you will need to register on site.

Registration Form (PDF)
Once added to the AALS Law School roster, you can register with this form. The registration form can be faxed if paying by American Express, MasterCard or Visa to (202) 872-1829 or mailed with payment directly to Association of American Law Schools, 1614 20th Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20009-1001. If your registration form with payment has not arrived at AALS by December 10, 2013 it will be necessary for you to register online or register on site.

Registration Fees

Registration Type Early Bird By Dec. 2 Regular After Dec. 2
Faculty & Employees at AALS Member & Fee-Paid Schools $425 $475
Faculty at International Law Schools $400 $450
Other Law School Faculty $475 $525
Law Student $255 $295

On-Site Registration
If your registration form with payment has not arrived at AALS by December 10, 2013 and you do not wish to register online, it will be necessary for you to register On-site in New York. There is an additional charge of $50.00 to register on-site. AALS accepts American Express, MasterCard, Visa, cash, personal or school checks for on-site payment.

Registration Confirmation
Registration submitted via the website, fax, and mail will receive an email confirmation with housing information. If you have not received a confirmation email, call AALS Registration at (202) 296-2355 or email registration@aals.orgto verify your registration.

Registering a Spouse/Significant Other for the Annual Meeting
Spouses and significant others are welcome to attend AALS programs that do not have an additional fee, as long as 1) they are not a law student or employed by a law school and 2) register in advance. Some programs with additional fees are open to spouses and significant others as long as they purchase a ticket. Other programs are restricted to AALS members only. Please note that law student registrants' spouse/significant are not eligible to attend

To register a spouse/significant other, first register for the Annual Meeting. Then send an email to with the following information: registered law faculty member's name along with the first and last name of the spouse/significant other to be registered and any programs they plan on attending, including any with additional fees. AALS staff will contact you about addition payment if applicable.

Section on Institutional Advancement Only
AALS offers a separate registration fee for non-faculty professionals who are only attending Section on Institutional Advancement events. Law faculty and others attending the regular program are not eligible for this rate. For more information about Institutional Advance click here.

Non-faculty professionals can register for this program online if they are listed in our database as professional staff. If you are not listed as professional staff, please contact your Dean's Office to update your status. Once you are updated in the roster, you will be able to be register for the Section on Institutional Advancement Program here. Or you may use this form.

Registration for the Section on Institutional Advancement Program includes admission to Section on Institutional Advancement sessions, the Section on Institutional Advancement Luncheon, and the Exhibit Hall. Registrants may also attend the AALS Luncheon on Saturday, January 4th for an additional fee of $85. Institutional Advancement Professionals who want to attend any additional events including the AALS Gala Reception or would like to register their spouse/significant other must pay the full rate.

If you require disability-related assistance in attending sessions, please contact AALS by November 5 at (202) 296-8851, or email

Housing Reservation Process
After registering you will receive a confirmation email from AALS with instructions for making a hotel reservation along with a list of AALS convention hotels, locations, group rates and a link to book reservations online. For more information, please go to the Housing page.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
To cancel, contact the AALS by email at A refund, less a $20 processing fee, will be given for requests received by December 10, 2013. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after December 10, 2013.