Registering for an event does require an account on the NYSAIS Portal. It's best to create an account ahead of time and here are instructions for doing so. 

  1. Navigate to the NYSAIS Registration portal here
  2. After logging in, please make sure that you are using your profile and not the school's. To do so, please click the person icon in the top right-hand corner.Person icon
  3. If more than one profile is displayed, please make sure to select your own. Profile choices
  4. Navigate to the event that you want to register for. If you do not have a direct link, click on "Events" along the top navigation bar. *Please note: if you are logged in, you will be presented with two options, "Browse Events" and "My Events." The latter will allow you to see events that you have already registered for, while the former will all you to browse through all upcoming events. Top navigation bar
  5. When you are ready to register, select the "Register" button in the top right-hand corner. Register button
  6. If Group Registration is enabled for the event, you must choose whether you are registering yourself or a group of people.Group registration vs Individual Registration prompt
  7. If you selected "Register a Group," select or add the individuals that you wish to register. *Please note: contacts that are already registered for an event will include a blue checkmark. choose existing contactAdd new contact
  8. Select the attendee type that you are choosing for each individual that you are registering and select "Next" in the lower right-hand corner when you are ready to proceed. 
  9. If there are any questions associated with the event, you will be prompted to answer them. Only questions with a red asterisk are required. When you are finished, please select "Finished" in the lower left-hand corner and "Next" in the lower right-hand corner.
  10. Select "Add to Cart" when you are finished with your registration. 
  11. Once the event registration is in your cart, you can either decide to check out immediately or add more events to the cart before checking out.