InterVarsity's Northeast Faculty Conference will be held August 6-9, 2020 at the University of Rhode Island, located near the beautiful coastline and beaches of Rhode Island. Come a day early to enjoy either an adventure day in Newport, RI or a guided prayer retreat on Thursday, August 6th.

Conference Details and Fees

Pricing is per person and includes conference registration fees, housing at the University of Rhode Island, and all meals beginning with dinner on Thursday, August 6 and ending with lunch on Sunday, August 9. A $50 deposit will be required during online registration. The remainder of your fees can be paid online by credit card or by check when you arrive at the conference. There is an additional fee for attending the day-ahead option. 


  Registration cost by date:
Session: By June 12 After June 12
Faculty and InterVarsity Staff $350 $400
Spouse $300 $350
Kids (age 7 & up) $175 $225
Kids (6 & under)* $125 $175

* Newborns not enrolled in our Nursery Program, needing no childcare, will be free.


Please don't let money prevent you from attending. We have limited scholarship funds available for faculty who are unable to cover the full amount of attending the conference. These funds are provided through generous gifts from past conference attendees and supporters of Faculty Ministry. For more information or to request a scholarship form, please contact Myra Koontz.

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Looking for a seaside play day? Need a prayer retreat day?

This year we are offering two different day-ahead options on Thursday, August 6. Plan your arrival for Wednesday evening, August 5, so you’re ready Thursday morning for either a guided prayer retreat at URI or an adventure day in Newport, RI. This is a great opportunity to enjoy a day of recreation and rest before the conference officially begins.

Day-Ahead Options on Thursday, August 6:

Guided Prayer Retreat at URI

$82 for adults, $64 for children. Includes housing at URI Wednesday, August 5 and breakfast and lunch on August 6.

Summer Fun Day in Newport, RI

$70 for adults, $55 for children. Includes housing at URI Wed, Aug. 5, and breakfast on Aug. 6. This will be a pay-your-own-way for lunch and activities of your choice in Newport, RI.

Newport offers lots of summer fun, including:

Or you could explore what interests you. There is quite a lot to discover in Newport!

Invite Others

Please invite your colleagues who may be interested in attending the conference. Your personal invitation is one of the most effective ways to grow the network of faculty who hear about the conference. Thanks for helping us get the word out!