Friends General Conference

Together we nurture the spiritual vitality of Friends

Important Dates and Deadlines

April 1–14     Early Registration period (best time to request financial aid)

April 15-19    Registration temporarily closed for workshop, housing, and co-op cooking lotteries

April 20         Standard Registration begins

May 31          Deadline for Junior Gathering registrations, consignment arrangements, requests for exhibit space, and the Quaker Arts Center proposal form

June 1            $15 fee begins for registrant-initiated changes to meal plans or housing

June 1            $60 per person late fee begins for all full-time and half-Gathering registrations

June 1            Substantial cancellation penalties begin. Pay 50% of your program fee if you cancel.

June 10           Deadline for High School registrations, Pre-Gathering Event Childcare, and all pre-Gathering event housing and meals.

June 10           Deadline for housing and meal plan changes.

June 10           Deadline for shuttle reservations from DSM airport or Ottumwa Amtrak station.

June 10          Cancel by this date to avoid 75% cancellation fees. There are no refunds on shuttles after this date.

June 28           Pre-Gathering Events sign in and early arrival room key pick up, 3-7 PM

June 29           On-site check-in for early arrivals, 3–7 PM

June 30           Standard on-site check-in, 1-9 PM

June 30 - July 6  2019 Friends General Conference Gathering!