MESA's annual meeting is open to anyone interested in attending. Registration is required for all events and activities with the exception of the Book Exhibit. 
    Non-MESA member*US$300US$350
    Student non-member*US$150US$200
    MESA fellow or associate memberUS$175US$225
    MESA student or retired memberUS$85US$135





    *Information on becoming a MESA member 

    Register through mymesa
    Register using payment form
    Pre-registration deadlines

    The deadline to pre-register is September 15. (Program participants:  registration was required by May 15 in order to remain on the program.)

    Registration hours

    For pre-registered attendees to obtain badges and for for those wanting to register on-site (hours shown are tentative):

    Thursday, October 288:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Friday, October 298:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Saturday, October 308:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Sunday, October 318:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.




    Refund Policy

    The deadline for general attendees to request a registration refund is September 15, 2021. 
    For program participants, the deadline to request a refund is August 1, 2021. 

    To request a refund, complete the form at the bottom of this page.

    To pre-register:
    • Log into your myMESA account and click “Payment.”
    • Print and fax/mail the registration and membership payment form.
    • Phone the MESA Secretariat at 520-333-2577 x-103 to provide credit card details.

    Questions about meeting registration may be directed to Sara Palmer at

    Frequently asked questions about registration

    Does MESA offer one day or one panel passes? Sorry, no. This is a meeting of, for, and most importantly paid for by MESA members. Please note that badges will be checked throughout the convention area.

    Can I register after September 15? Yes, you can register at the conference during registration hours. 

    Can I change my badge affiliation or name since I've registered? Yes, you can do that in your myMESA account through September 15 or on-site at the Registration Desk. 

    How do I get a receipt for my registration payment? A list of payments is posted in your myMESA account under Payment>Payment History. You may also get a receipt at the Registration Desk. 

    How can I obtain a Certificates of Attendance?  Please email requesting a certificate or visit the Registration Desk.


    MESA offers complimentary press passes to legitimate members of the press. Press members please register by October 21. To register, see the Media Guidelines.

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