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Utah Municipal Clerks Association Institute & Academy

UMCA Institute and Academy is proudly hosted by Southern Utah University on Feb. 28 - March 4, 2022. This year’s conference offers in-person and virtual options to give you more flexibility to earn education points.

Institute is a beginner to intermediate educational program designed to help individuals enhance their job performance and meet the challenges of the complex role of the municipal clerk. Institute is also the most efficient way to earn the 60 education points required by IIMC to earn the CMC designation.

Academy is an advanced continuing education program that prepares municipal clerks to perform complex municipal duties. It is also the most efficient way to earn the 60 advanced education points required by IIMC for their MMC designation.

Professional Development Day is an advanced continuing education program for those who have earned their MMC designation. It is provided during Academy to offer education and networking opportunities for seasoned professionals.

Dixie L. Leavitt Business Building, Hunter Conference Center, SUMA Building, and Theatre

Registration Costs and Deadlines

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Questions? Contact prodev@suu.edu or 435-865-8482


In-Person and Virtual Registration Costs and Deadlines:

$375 - Early Bird Registration Institute (Until Jan. 2)

$300 - Early Bird Registration Academy (Until Jan. 2)


$475 - Institute Registration (Jan 3 to Feb. 10)

$375 - Academy Registration (Jan 3 to Feb. 10)


$525 - Last Chance Registration Institute (Feb. 11 to Feb. 24)

$425 - Last Chance Registration Academy (Feb. 11 to Feb. 24)


$150 - Professional Development Day only (Until Feb. 24)

Registration closes Feb. 24, 2022 at midnight.

Present at Institute & Academy

This year we welcome applications to present from our clerks, presenters should plan to present in person during I&A. Applicants should have their MMC, a Master’s degree, or have their CMC and significant experience in the presentation topic. A stipend will be given to those clerks presenting.

Apply to be a Presenter

UMCA Conference Course

By successfully completing the UMCA Conference Course, you will earn three credits that may be applied either to an SUU bachelor’s or participating master’s degree. You will have approximately five weeks to finish the course with guidance from Tanner Vario, UMCA Institute Director. This is a self-paced, online course that is designed to enhance your engagement with material presented at Institute and Academy.

Pay for Conference Course

Cancellation with a 90 percent refund is available until Feb. 10, 2022. After that date, no refund is available. RAP submission will be available to paid, registered participants.