Show Me Your ACUI! Region II join us at Missouri State University, November 3-5!

In honor of Missouri being the “Show-Me” State, we want you to “Show Me” what you’re doing at your student unions that is innovative, inclusive, collaborative, sustainable, and more! Make plans to attend the Region II conference at the Plaster Student Union at Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri.

Sponsorship Opportunities

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Educational Sessions

If you are looking for a rewarding professional development opportunity or a platform to showcase an amazing program or service from your institution, search no further! Apply to present an educational session at the 2017 ACUI Region II Conference by Monday, July 31.

This year's theme is "Show Me," in honor of Missouri being the “Show-Me" State! With that in mind, "show me" your innovation and ingenuity by submitting an educational session to present at the regional conference! All topics and functional areas are welcome, including campus life and program management; administration, finance, and auxiliaries management; facilities and operations; marketing; diversity and inclusion; and sustainability. Be as creative as you like with your educational session ideas!

The deadline to submit is Monday, July 31.


Please contact Education Sessions & Keynote Coordinator Kristen Ernst at with any questions.

Lodging and Travel


A group rate has been set at the University Plaza Hotel. The hotel offers complimentary parking, an airport shuttle (6 a.m.–11 p.m. daily), an indoor and outdoor pool, fitness center, and more. Missouri State University is located one block south of the hotel. The walk to the Plaster Student Union from the hotel is about 15 minutes. 



The Springfield Branson Airport has four airlines: American, Delta, United, and Allegiant. Take advantage of the free airport shuttle from the University Plaza Hotel (6 a.m.–11 p.m. daily). 

Springfield, Missouri, sits on major highways and I-44. More information to come about parking on-campus.