Travel Info for College Seminars
Prescott is nestled in the Bradshaw Mountains of central Arizona and enjoys nearly 300 days of sunshine each year. The seminars in Prescott will take place at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, a mile-high campus with an extraordinary natural environment.
We recommend flying into the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX). Embry-Riddle is approximately 100 miles north of Phoenix, and you can book your discounted shuttle ($30 each way) to campus with ShuttleU by calling 928-442-1000. Be sure to mention FEE when you make your reservation to get the discount!
If you are arriving by car, please park in Parking Lot I (see campus map), which is next to Hall 3. The address for the University is 3700 Willow Creek Rd., Prescott AZ 86301. There will also be signage on campus to direct you to Hall 3 and Parking Lot I.
For "Who Will Build the Roads?" you should plan to arrive at Embry-Riddle no later than 2pm on June 14th. You will check out of your room beween 8am and 10am on June 17th.
While at the seminar, you will be staying in Embry-Riddle’s Residence Halls, specifically in Hall 3 (see campus map). You will be staying in pod-style dorm rooms (3 rooms, 1 lounge, 2 bathrooms, 6 people) with roommates of your same gender, and the halls are separated by gender as well. Please note that linens are NOT provided, so you will be responsible for bringing sheets (size twin extra long) or a sleeping bag, a pillow, a blanket (optional), and a towel.
The seminars in Seattle will be at the University of Washington. UW is one of the oldest universities on the West Coast and is ranked 16th among the world top 500 universities by Academic Ranking of World Universities.
We recommend flying to Seattle- Tacoma International Airport (SEA). From there you can take Seattle public transportation to the University of Washington (sample route map here and the Seattle Metro website). Depending on the time of day and traffic, it takes between 1 hour and 1 1/2 hours to travel from the airport to the University, so be sure to factor that into your travel plans.
You can also reserve a shuttle from Shuttle Express for $22/person each way. When you book your shuttle, use Terry Hall as the drop-off location. Terry Hall is about a 2 minute walk from Alder Hall where you will check in.
You will stay in the UW dorms with roommates of your same gender.
When you arrive, you will check in at Alder Hall, 1315 NE Campus Parkway Seattle, WA 98105. You can check in to your room starting at 1pm on the first day of the seminar. Lectures will also be in Alder Hall. You will need to check out of your room by 11:00am on the last day of the seminar (June 27th for Going Green and July 1st for Trendsetter). The rooms are furnished with twin-size beds, bedding, towels, a small fan, soap and drinking cups.
You will receive a pre-loaded meal card which can be used at a variety of locations on campus for your meals.
If you are driving, overnight permits will be available at check in. Costs are: $15/day Monday-Friday, $5 on Saturday, and free on Sunday.
St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis sits on the border of Missouri and Illinois and is the home of the famous Gateway Arch. The seminars in St. Louis will take place at Saint Louis University, the oldest university west of the Mississippi.
We recommend flying into Lambert St. Louis International Airport (STL). You are responsible for your own travel to and from the airport and can choose any method you would like. To help with your travel, we have partnered with GO Best Express in order for you to receive a discounted price ($32 round trip) for the shuttle ride to campus. To make your reservation, please go to the link above by July 2, 2013. Upon arrival at Lambert St. Louis International Airport, claim your baggage and proceed to the counter located inside near Exit 12 in the baggage claim area. After checking in with a Passenger Service Agent, you will be seated on the next available van. Please note, wait times may vary upon check-in.
If you are driving, please go to Parking and Card Services in Dubourg Hall Room 33 (221 N Grand Blvd) when you arrive to purchase a parking pass ($6/day).
For "The True Costs of War" you should plan to arrive at Saint Louis University no later than 2pm on July 8th. You will check out of your room no later than 11:00am on July 11th, but you can leave anytime on July 11th.
While at the seminar, you will be staying in De Mattias Hall. The address for De Mattias Hall is 3825 West Pine Mall, St. Louis, MO 63108-3384. You will be staying in a single occupancy dorm room and will share a community bathroom with other students on your hall of your same gender. Please note that linens are provided and include: a pillow, a pillowcase, 2 flat sheets, a blanket, a towel, a washcloth, and a small bar of soap.
Lectures will be in Baer-Fuller, which is one of the three underground lecture halls, directly behind the Busch Student Center.
Atlanta, the capital of Georgia and home of the 1996 Summer Olympic Games is widely considered the leader of the American South. In addition to a wide array of cultural and historic sites, other attractions nearby include the World of Coca-Cola, the CNN Center and Studio Tour, and the Georgia Aquarium, the world’s largest by water volume. The comfort of Southern cuisine is another anticipated treat.
Students will be housed for both the “Made in China” and “Communicating Liberty” seminars at Georgia State University (GSU). We recommend flying into Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and taking the MARTA subway system north to Peachtree Center Station. From there it is a short walk to GSU (here is a Google Map from Peachtree Center Station to GSU). The MARTA fare is $5 for a round trip, plus $1 for the reusable Breeze card. The trip from the airport takes approximately 20 minutes.
For both Made In China and Communicating Liberty you will be residing in University Commons located on the Northeast corner of Piedmont Avenue and JW Dobbs Ave:141 Piedmont Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30303 (#38 on map). You can check into your rooms starting at 9am on the first day of each seminar. Linens will be provided in your rooms.
Your meals will all take place in the Dining Hall: 175 Piedmont Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30303 (#23 on map)
If you are driving, parking is available at GSU for $5 per night, payment will be due upon check-in. The parking garage is attached to University Commons on JW Dobbs Ave (not pictured on map).
Lectures for Made in China will be in the in the general classroom building on the Corner of Peachtree Center Avenue and Decatur Street (#12 on map)
Lectures for Communicating Liberty will be in the Georgia Pacific Building:133 Peachtree Street Northeast Atlanta, GA 30303 except for the breakout sessions on Thursday which will be in the GSU classroom building mentioned above.
For both seminar you should plan to arrive at Georgia State University no later than 2pm on the first day of the seminar. You will check out of your room no later than 5:00pm on the last day (July 29th for "Made in China" and August 3rd for "Communicating Liberty."
Clemson, South Carolina
Clemson is a college town in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It best known as the home of Clemson University. Founded in 1889 Clemson University is now the home of approximately 17,000 students, the Clemson Tigers football team, and the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism. Clemson sits on part of Lake Hartwell, a man-made reservoir on the border of Georgia and South Carolina.
We recommend flying into Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP). You will be responsible for your transportation from the airport to the campus (about a 45-minute drive), however, we will help provide information about shuttle buses and create a Facebook group where you can arrange carpools as the seminar gets closer.
You will stay at Clemson Univeristy in the Bradley and Donaldson dorms with roommates of your same gender. Meals will be served in the Harcombe student dining facilities and lectures will be in 100 Brackett Hall. Click here for a Campus Map.
Linens will be provided.
If you are driving, overnight permits will be available at check in.
You should plan to arrive at Clemson University no later than 2pm on August 5th. You will check out of your room no later than 11:00am on August 8th.
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