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The following are a list of frequently asked questions. Feel free to contact us if your question in not answered below.

  • When is the Registration deadline for the General Conference?

    • Sunday June 8


  • What expenses are paid by the Conference? What am I responsible for?

    • Transportation

      • Airfare – your paid receipt & Reimbursement Request Form must be received no later than July 1 by the Conference Treasurer, Faye Tamakawa (see Reimbursement Information link on the General Conference website)

      • Automobile – you will be reimbursed for personal automobile travel if driving to LA from Northern California ($125.00); San Diego ($75.00); Arizona ($150.00). 1 reimbursement per vehicle. Complete and submit the Reimbursement Request Form to Faye Tamakawa.

      • USC campus parking ($8.00/day) – not reimbursable

    • Housing (refer to payment chart on General Conference website)

      • Home stay – no cost

      • USC housing (your share) – payable to your local church

        • $18.62 per night (single occupancy room)

        • $14.82 per night (double occupancy room)

        • Linens & towels are provided

    • Meals (refer to payment chart on General Conference website)

      • Conference will pay for all meals for eligible participants during the General Conference at its designated meal facility (Parkside Restaurant)

      • Eligible participants will be issued prepaid USC meal cards; Others may purchase meals at their own expense at Parkside; information for alternate campus dining facilities and local restaurants will be distributed.


  • If I’m an Alternate Delegate, will I be reimbursed for GC related expenses?

    • Only when the Alternate Delegate substitutes for and becomes the Primary Delegate. In those cases, the Primary & Alternate Delegate will share pro-rata any applicable reimbursement allotted for housing, meals & transportation. Requests for reimbursement are to be submitted to and paid by your church.

  • If arriving by air to Los Angeles (LAX), how can I get to USC?

    • All those registered for the General Conference will be mailed information packets approximately 2 weeks prior to the meetings. You will receive confirmation of your housing arrangements, and information on the time & location of where you will be picked up.


  • What to bring?

    • Bring a portable am/fm radio w/ earphones to receive simultaneous English/Japanese translation during the Conference

    • Personal clothing, toiletries

    • For laptop users - USC campus internet access is available


  • Is child care available?

    • No