About the Conference

GLUG is a regional conference for Ellucian Colleague users from colleges and universities located in Canada, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

The 2024 conference will be hosted at the Bavarian Inn in Frankenmuth, Michigan .  We are mindful of institution budgets and what you can afford.  Considering everything that is included, the conference cost is a great value!  It includes:  Sunday evening reception with drinks and appetizers, continental breakfast, lunch, beverages all day, conference sessions, plus a special gift for all presenters. 

Sunday Evening Welcome Reception

  • Hosted at the official conference hotel, the Bavarian Inn from 7 - 9 PM
  • A casual evening and great opportunity to make new connections
  • Complimentary drinks and appetizers

Conference Food

The Bavarian Inn has an excellent reputation for delicious food. They prepare a variety of dishes from traditional to truly unique, which are all prepared on site by professional chefs. Listed below is a tentative menu for the conference.

Note: Accommodations can be made for individuals with dietary restrictions. Please be sure to note type of dietary restriction when completing the registration form.

Healthy Buffet (Breakfast)
  • TBD
Beverage Service (All Day)
  • TBD
Chef's Choice Buffet (Lunch)
  • TBD

Session Tracks and Presentations

Check the Session Grid frequently as new sessions continue to be added. The committee is open to subject ideas and creative topics. If you or someone you know would like to present, submit your topic(s) online. Added bonus, conference registration fee is waived for participating presenters and panelists! In the past, sessions have been under the following categories:

  • IT
  • Registration & Records
  • Financial Aid
  • Finance & AR
  • HR
  • CIO
  • Vendors