FAQ

Registration Deadline

The registration deadline is February 10. Please make your travel arrangements before registering for BCM SC17. Click Here to Register

Childcare

Will childcare be provided?

Regretfully, there will be no child care available. However, we understand that you might not be able to leave your child at home. You will be responsible for all costs related to your child at the conference.

What should I do if I want to bring my child with me?

Indicate on the registration form that you will be bringing your child with you. We ask that you include the name and age of your child.

Can I bring a babysitter to the conference?

You will need to pay the full conference cost for your babysitter.

Cost and Expenses

See Cost section.

Events Before and After the Conference

What if I would like to come in a day early or leave a day late?

If you are planning on participating in another InterVarsity event in Atlanta before or after BCM SC16, you may arrange your flight to reflect your arrival and departure dates. You will be responsible for arranging your own lodging. If you are planning to stay in Atlanta for personal reasons, please be aware that the conference will reimburse you up to the amount of what a ticket would have cost you if you flew in solely for the conference. Any amount above that will be your responsibility.

Can I visit family or friends during the conference?

Although you may have friends and/or family in the Atlanta area, in order to protect the conference experience, please do not schedule get-togethers with them during the conference.

Guests

I am a guest coming to BCM SC17, what do I need to do?

We ask that all guests contact Vicki Burdett for details about your time at Black Campus Ministries Staff Conference 2016.

Conference Site

Where will we be staying/meeting?

The conference will be held at the SharpTop Cove, a Young Life Camp.

Participants

Who can attend?

  • All paid Black staff and BCM staff working 30 or more hours a week are invited to attend the Black Campus Ministries Staff Conference. Please confer with your supervisor before registering for the conference.
  • Part time staff, provisionally appointed staff, and staff volunteers working with BCM are welcome to attend with the approval of their supervisor.
  • Staff spouses and other appropriate guests are welcome to attend with the approval of the Black Campus Ministries Department. Please contact our Conference Administrator, Michelle Verrill.

Roommates

Will I be able to choose a roommate?

You can indicate a roommate, but there will be 3-4 staff in each large room.

What if I do not have a roommate?

Please indicate that you would like us to choose a roommate for you. Your housing preferences will enable us to house you with someone who has similar sleeping habits.

Special Needs

I have a special dietary need. Who do I talk to?

If you require vegetarian meals or if you have other special dietary needs, please indicate them when you register.

I have another special need. Who do I talk to?

Please contact our Conference Administrator, Michelle Verrill.

Transportation

See Travel section.

Weather

What’s the weather like in Atlanta?

We’ve asked God to give us good weather. SO…if he doesn’t come through, take it up with him. :) You can view the current weather in Atlanta here.