The onsite institute is CANCELED for 2020
Institute includes 5 weeks of class discussions and 1 assignment prior to the on-site event. You will log in to your class just like any other class on the first day of the block.
The Summer Institute is a great networking opportunity. You get to meet others in the program as well as alumni and other professionals in the industry. Be sure to network, exchange contact information and get all you can out of this great experience!
Host Hotel and Event Location: EVENT CANCELED for 2020
860 North Riverview, Mesa, AZ 85201
Room reservation information:
Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West for 92 USD per night
Internet: The hotel and conference center will have wireless Internet service for your use.
Food: Lunch will be provided on T/W/Th of the Institute week. Other meals will be your individual responsibility.
Airports: There are two airports that you can fly in to. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is in Phoenix and would have the most flights coming in around the world. This airport is very close to the hotel/meeting site. The other is Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, which has much more limited flights.
There are numerous activities and restaurants within walking distance from the hotel, so car rental is completely optional and not necessary.
Dress/Attire: Business Casual
Overview: The Summer Institute will be several days of lecture type presentations along with some hands on type of activities. Plan to be in session all day with a lunch break and small breaks between each lecture/activity. Each day will end around 5pm. Come prepared for a wealth of information and a great opportunity to meet others in the program and experts in the industry. We look forward to seeing you!
Online Portion: There will be an online component to the course as well. On the first day of the block, you'll need to log in to the class. There will be 5 weeks of online discussion and an assignment before the campus portion. Don't forget this important part!
Student Financial Responsibilities: Each student is responsible for the following things:
Some of the topics in PREVIOUS Institutes included:
The topics will change every Institute, depending on the speakers and current events. But each year is full of great information and experiences to assist you in your lives, education and careers!