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Audiology Students at the ASHA Convention

Program Description

Are you a doctor of audiology (AuD) student who would like to attend the ASHA Convention? If yes, then this program is for you! We developed the Audiology Students at the ASHA Convention program to engage clinical AuD students like yourself with ASHA and National NSSLHA through the Annual ASHA Convention. Please bookmark this page and check back periodically, as we will continue to update the information.

The program provides the following benefits:

  • Free registration to attend the ASHA Convention in New Orleans November 17–19, 2022
  • Free 1-year membership in National NSSLHA
  • Networking events with AuD student peers from across the country
  • Opportunity to form mentoring relationships
  • A chance to meet and interact with audiology leaders

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Audiology students enrolled full time in an AuD program
  • Agreement to attend the in-person ASHA Convention and all required in-person events
  • Attendance is required at the following events: 
    • Kick-Off Breakfast sponsored by Starkey—Thursday, November 17, 7:00 a.m., Hampton Inn New Orleans, Fulton Room
    • Audiology Students and Audiology Early Career Professionals Networking Event sponsored by American Institute of Balance and Starkey—Thursday, November 17 (time and location TBD)
    • "Hear, Here!" Audiology Open House sponsored by Educational Audiology Association, Sorenson, and Starkey—Friday November 18, 8:30–11:00 p.m. (you do not need to attend the entire time), Hilton Riverside New Orleans, Starboard Room

The Convention offers best-in-class education sessions on clinical topics, as well as ample opportunity to network with fellow students and clinical practitioners. Visit the Audiology at the ASHA Convention webpage for Convention highlights for audiologists.

How to Apply

Space is limited, so apply now! If there are more applicants than available spots, selection will occur on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, please contact audiology@asha.org.

The application period is April 25 – June 16, 2022. Accepted applicants will receive their National NSSLHA membership welcome letter by mid-September. Participants can then register for the ASHA Convention using the code provided with confirmation of acceptance into the program, and their registration fee will be waived. Convention registration for program participants opens in mid-September. 

Read more about National NSSLHA membership benefits. Find more resources and information for students

Recommended Events and Activities

The 2022 in-person ASHA Convention will open Wednesday evening and close early on Saturday afternoon. Audiology programming, including the Research Symposium on Hearing, will occur on Saturday. The Exhibit Hall will close on Friday evening, November 18.

  • National NSSLHA Party
    • Thursday, November 17
    • Time and location TBD
  • Multicultural Concerns Collective (MC2) Networking Reception
    • Thursday, November 17
    • Time and location TBD
    • Connect with participants in this year’s Minority Student Leadership Program and with colleagues from the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing as well as the L’GASP-LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender), Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Asian Indian, and Native American Caucuses.
  • Audiology Square
    • November 16–18
    • Audiology exhibit area in Convention Center Exhibit Hall, Booth 1323
    • Meet with Audiology Practices staff, pick up fun giveaways
    • Separate lounge area near audiology education sessions
  • Welcome (Back!) Reception and Convention Kickoff
    • Wednesday, November 16
    • Convention Center Exhibit Hall, 4:00–7:00 p.m.
  • Audiology and Hearing-Related SIGnificant Luncheon
    • Thursday, November 17, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Convention Center, Mosaic Room
    • Learn about ASHA Special Interest Groups (SIGs) 
    • Seating will be limited, so plan to arrive early!

Social Media

  • General Audiology – #audpeeps, #IChooseAudiology
  • General AuD Student – #aud2b
  • Convention – #ASHA2022, #ASHAresilinecereinvented #reframeyourthinking
  • Follow @asha_events on Twitter and @ashaweb on Instagram and use @asha_events to connect with fellow attendees in New Orleans.

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