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As students and youth claim leadership in defining the future of our democracy, we gather to imagine how higher education can contribute to the achievement of opportunity and voice for all.

MARCH 28 – APRIL 1, 2020 | SEATTLE, WA

Compact20 is the largest and most inclusive national conference focused on the role of higher education in building democracy and healthy communities. Sessions explore topics such as civic engagement, community-engaged research, civic- and service-learning, institutional change, university-community partnerships, and more. Compact20 provides professional development and networking opportunities for community engagement professionals, engaged faculty, community partners, student civic leaders, and campus senior leaders.


Hyatt Regency Seattle
808 Howell Street
Seattle, WA 98101
Our 2020 conference will be held in the heart of downtown Seattle at the Hyatt Regency. A discounted room rate will be available for conference attendees. Check back in early summer for additional details and to book your room!


Early bird registration: June, 2019
Our 2020 conference call for proposals will begin in Spring 2019. Please subscribe to our newsletter or follow us on social media to stay up-to-date.

Can’t wait for 2020?

2019 Regional Conferences

In 2019, Campus Compact offices across the country will host an exciting variety of regional conferences – don’t miss out!
Information about regional conferences will be posted on the Campus Compact events calendar and sent around in Campus Compact newsletters. Stay tuned for more information.

Revisit the 2018 National Conference

Re-live our 2018 Conference, True Stories of Engagement: Higher Education for Democracy.
Photos and materials from the March conference are available online. Check them out for some great resources and memories from Indianapolis.