ResNet presents the annual Student Technology Conference in mid-to-late June. Each year, a different higher education institution hosts the conference on their campus. The 2024 Conference will be hosted by University of California- Santa Cruz, where we will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Student Technology Conference!

What is the focus of the Student Technology Conference? Some of the top trending discussions among our group recently have included:

  • Ticketing systems and asset management
  • Loaner laptops
  • Late equipment fines and other penalties
  • Media production checkout operations
  • Checkout software
  • Lecture capture systems
  • Maker spaces
  • Wireless access points
  • Internet security
  • Malware protection software
  • DEI in higher ed technology
  • Print tracking/accounting systems
  • Addressing compromised e-mail accounts
  • WiFi-only residence halls
  • Women in technology leadership
  • Antivirus software
  • Student laptop ownership requirements
  • Supervising and leading student staff
  • Wireless access for guests

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Additional discussion can be found on our LinkedIn group and you can keep tabs on ResNet news by liking our Facebook and Instagram pages.

If you’d like to do more, consider volunteering. Our committees, including the Host Committee, Program Committee, and the Board of Directors are all comprised of volunteers like you.

With the advancement of technology, academic institutions are transforming the way students learn and live on campus. From immersive learning experiences to academic support, colleges and universities worldwide are leveraging technology to enhance the student experience.

Through lively discussions on planning, implementation, and support of student technologies, attendees stay up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in this rapidly evolving field. With opportunities for networking and collaboration, participants choose to stay on campus and engage with peers in the industry.

Founded in 1992, ResNet STC continues to be a leading platform for sharing knowledge, best practices, and emerging trends in the field. We are committed to advancing higher education technologies and services to prepare students for success in the digital age. Join us in our mission to improve the technology landscape in academia and enhance the student experience.

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Past Conferences

1994 – Stanford University
1995 – Stanford University
1996 – Stanford University
1997 – Wellesley College
1998 – Emory University
1999 – Kent State University
2000 – University of Pennsylvania
2001 – Stanford University
2002 – University at Buffalo
2003 – Ferris State University
2004 – Princeton University
2005 – Georgia Institute of Technology
2006 – Bowling Green State University
2007 – University of California San Diego
2008 – University of New Brunswick
2009 – St. Cloud State University
2010 – Western Washington University
2011 – Yale University
2012 – The Claremont Colleges
2013 – Purdue University
2014Mercyhurst University
2015Michigan Technological University
2016University of Nevada, Las Vegas
2017Western Carolina University
2018University of Colorado Boulder
2019Washington University in St. Louis
2020 – University of California, Santa Cruz (Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic)
2021Virtual Conference

2024University of California, Santa Cruz