Three preconference workshops and one post conference workshop are being offered before and after the 2015 Institute. Individuals who do not plan to attend the rest of the Institute may register for the pre- and post-conference activities only. Please click the links below to expand the descriptions and for information about associated costs and schedule.
The low Institute registration fee is all inclusive: lodging, meals, instruction and activities. The standard fee covers instruction, meals from Sunday evening through Wednesday lunch, on-campus lodging (double occupancy), refreshments and awards luncheon.
All conference sessions will be held on campus. Campus maps will be available within the printed conference program. While on campus, participants will be able to enjoy campus
recreational opportunities, including tennis, racquetball, indoor and outdoor track for little to no cost (subject to availability). Rental of
recreational equipment for bicycling, golf, fishing and basketball
playing is available (subject to availability).
Within walking distance of campus is the Red Cedar Trail, a beautiful walking and biking path; Wilson Park where the historical Ludington Guard Band performs community concerts on Tuesday evenings; and the Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater, a historic 110-year-old Victorian era theater.
To accommodate reduced fares, on-campus lodging is available for the evenings of
Saturday, June 6, 2015 and Wednesday, June 17, 2015. If
you are interested, check the box for the appropriate additional lodging nights on the
registration form. These costs are not covered by scholarship funds and are the responsibility of the registrant.
Saturday check-in beginning 12:00 pm at the residence hall desk (check-in for on campus lodging only, conference check-in will be Sunday in the Memorial Student Center.)
Thursday check-out by 12:00 pm
Residence Hall address:
Final residence hall assignment will be made in early 2015.
2015 parking will be available in Lot#4 near the intersection of 13th Avenue and Broadway. An electronic permit will be emailed to all attendees closer to the conference start date. The permit can also be found by clicking here (link to current permit will be added nearer to the conference start date.)
The conference registration fee includes all meals for the duration of the Institute. For those who choose not to eat
the meals on-campus, there are several restaurants within walking
distance and within a short driving distance. Cost associated with off-campus dining during the Institute are not reimbursable for scholarship award purposes.
nearest airports are the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (1
hour 15 min.) and the Eau Claire Airport (45 min.). There is a
commercial shuttle service available for each airport. Major car rental companies are also available at each airport. Please note that while attending the institute all activities on campus are within walking distance but the campus is not generally considered within walking distance of the hotels (approximately 2 miles).
From Minneapolis/St Paul Airport:
Chippewa Valley Airport Service
can be reached at (715) 830-9400 or (877) 811-4211.
Reservations can be made online here: https://www.chippewavalleyairportservice.com/reservations/step1.php
From Eau Claire Airport:
Delivery Fix ride services can be reached at (715) 835-5853
Reservations can be made online here: http://www.deliveryfix.com/Eau_Claire_Ride_Services.html
Menomonie Taxi Services:
Town and Country Taxi: (715) 309-9619
231 Taxi: (715) 231-8294