Northfield, Minnesota
June 21–22, 2023

The Liberal Arts Career Network will hold its annual LACN Summit in Northfield, Minnesota on Wednesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 22. The host institutions are Carleton College and St. Olaf College. The summit will be presented in hybrid format, with in-person and virtual attendance opportunities.

The purpose of the annual Summit is to set the agenda for the organization, engage in professional development, connect with colleagues across the country, and to formalize priorities as part of the annual business meeting. 

All staff members at LACN member schools are invited to participate in the annual Summit.

Each LACN member school is expected to send at least one staff member to the in-person Summit. 

If you have questions about registration or need assistance, please contact Sarah Rechtzigel or call 507-222-4296.

View the LACN Summit 2023 Agenda

Registration Cost – Registration Deadline June 2 at 5:00 p.m.

  • In-Person Attendees: $200
  • Virtual Attendees: $0


Carleton and St. Olaf staff will offer shuttle service to and from each campus throughout the Summit.

  • Country Inn and Suites ($130 plus tax)
    • Make a reservation via phone at (507) 645-2286
    • Room block: LACN-Carleton
    • Booking deadline: June 7
    • Distance: 0.7 miles to Carleton, 1.7 miles to  St. Olaf
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Northfield ($193 plus tax)
    • Make a reservation online
    • Room block: LACN-Carleton
    • Booking deadline: May 22
    • Distance: 0.6 miles to Carleton, 1.3 miles to St. Olaf
  • St. Olaf Townhouses
    • St. Olaf opened their townhouses in fall 2022. Each townhouse unit is 2 levels with 2 bedrooms on the main level and 4 bedrooms upstairs. Assuming each guest resides in their own room, each townhouse can accommodate 6 people. Each unit includes 3 bathrooms, a full kitchen, full living room, and laundry facilities. There is a small parking lot behind the townhouses.
    • Make a reservation online
    • Distance: 1.3 miles to Carleton


Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) is approximately 40 minutes away from Northfield. MSP is a Delta Air Lines hub, and other major carriers including United, American, Alaska, and Spirit all fly out of Terminal 1. Terminal 2 is home to Frontier, Southwest, JetBlue, and Sun Country. A free light rail link connects Terminal 2 to Terminal 1. 

Carleton and St. Olaf staff will offer shuttle service between MSP and Northfield throughout the Summit. Individuals flying to Minnesota may request shuttle service via the registration form