Upcoming Program

Details on our 51st OP in Atlanta


General Conference Information

Conference Dates: June 9-14, 2017

Conference Hotel

The Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta
210 Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA  30303
Rate: $195

Book your rooms at the The Westin Peachtree Plaza, host hotel for the 51st annual Orientation Program & Career Forum. Note: The Consortium will make arrangements for first-year students.

The Consortium has established a group block with discounted room rates for our attendees. The discounted rate expires on Wednesday, May 24. Rooms are subject to availability.

The Westin Peachtree Plaza
210 Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA  30303
Rate: $195
Reservation Website

Reservation Policy

  • You will only be able to reserve a maximum of 10 rooms online per the Westin reservation website.
  • If you will be reserving more than 10 rooms, please contact Eric Horstman, Group Housing Coordinator, at eric.horstman@westin.com or 404-589-7480 for assistance with your sub-block request at the Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta.
  • Sub-block groups must submit the full attendee names by May 24 or the reserved rooms will be turned over to the hotel.

Payment/Cancellation Note

  • Your credit card will be charged a deposit equal to one night’s room and tax to confirm the reservation. You are able to cancel your room up to 72 hours in advance of your arrival date without penalty. Please reference the conference program to ensure your room reservations correlates with the conference dates that you intended.

Agenda for the 2017 OP

Click to see the full program (subject to change)

Location of the Career Forum & Private Interviews

Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart
240 Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA  30303

Who Should Attend?

  • New students who have accepted an offer of admission, with or without a fellowship, to attend one of The Consortium’s member schools
  • Currently enrolled Consortium students
  • Consortium alumni
  • Representatives from the 18 Consortium member schools
  • Representatives of Consortium corporate partners

Conference Registration

General Attendee Registration Link. This includes university representatives, second-year students and alumni.

Corporate partners are not allowed to register with the above link and must work through Cathy Weisbrod to register for OP 2017.

Students are not allowed to register with the above link. Students should have received a registration link and should contact Felicia Linear with any questions.

Airport Shuttle Information

The Consortium has negotiated a special rate on your behalf. Book your shuttle in advance here using The Consortium’s discount. NOTE: Student transportation from the airport to the hotel is provided by The Consortium free of charge. Watch your communication from The Consortium for details.

About Our Host City, Atlanta

Visit the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau for a list of cultural and entertainment activities, historical information, fun facts, shopping and restaurant information.

Consortium OP Contact Information

Conference logistics or general inquiries:
Abbey Martinez
Senior Director, Conferences & Events

Corporate sponsorship opportunities:
Angel McKay
Manager, Corporate Development