NCLC 2020 was cancelled due to COVID-19.  A virtual NCLC Event is being held April 7-8, and on demand through June 30.  Details are available here.

March 18-21, 2020 | Michigan State University | East Lansing, MI

NOTE: The event now runs Tuesday - Saturday. (Final schedule may be adjusted as necessary.)

Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 (click here to expand)

4:00 pm-8:00 pm



Wednesday, March 18, 2020 (click here to expand)

7:00 am-5:00 pm



8:30 am-4:00 pm

Student Workshops


11:30 am-1:00 pm

Faculty Forum Lunch


12:00 pm-8:00 pm

Career Fair Booth Setup


4:30 pm-5:00 pm

Competitive Event Sponsors' Meeting


5:30 pm-7:00 pm

NALP Foundation Scholarship Reception


7:30 pm-9:30 pm

Industry/Faculty Welcome Reception


7:30 pm-9:30 pm

Rea Student Reception


Thursday, March 19, 2020 (click here to expand)

7:00 am-12:00 pm



8:00 am-9:30 am

Opening Ceremony


9:30 am-1:00 pm

Career Fair


10:00 am-10:00 pm

Student/Industry Interviews

2:00 pm-3:55 pm

Competitive Event Briefings


4:30 pm-7:30 pm

Competitive Events


6:30 pm-7:30 pm

National Association of Landscape Professionals Career Development Series Presentation


Friday, March 20, 2020 (click here to expand)

7:00 am-4:00 pm

Information Tent


7:30 am-5:30 pm

Competitive Events


8:00 am-3:00 pm

Major Sponsor Showcase


Saturday, March 21, 2020 (click here to expand)

7:30 am-9:00 am

Top 5 Showcase


9:00 am-11:00 am

Closing Ceremony