is a repeat of a letter sent to you in early June - for your
The classes and labs will be
the new Integrated Sciences Building (ISB) at 661 N. Pleasant St.
MA. The dorm where some of you will be staying is
in the North
Residential Area, Building C, which is a short walk away.
We should emphasize that parking on campus is
We have outlined below where you should park depending on whether you
commuting or staying in the dorms and how to obtain the necessary
Please be sure to stay within those parameters; they do ticket and
Commuters will need parking passes (which we will provide) for Lot 43,
split into three areas (see attached map). If you have a
there are reserved spots at the ISB.
information is below.
We will be meeting at 8:30 AM for registration and coffee/breakfast in the
lobby of the ISB.
You will have to come into the lobby to get your parking pass to put in your car early on
Monday morning. Please allow an extra 15 minutes to do this. We will also
serve a morning and afternoon snack in lobby. Lunch will be provided nearby in
an award winning dining commons.
you have any serious food allergies, please let
us know ahead of time. (Email
We will start the
institute promptly at 9:00 each morning; breakfast will be available
If you are arriving Sunday evening and staying in the dorms, go
straight to the
North Residential area (see
check in at the main desk (Building C). They will assign you
and give you your week-long parking pass. If you are arriving on Monday
morning, please also park near the North Residential area. If you have time, pick up
your parking pass
in Building C and do the full room check-in then. If
are running late, you can leave your car in the North Residential Area
go back during a break to get the parking pass. You cannot park in the
designate below for commuters as we do not have enough parking passes
lot available for our dorm people.
Note that the dorm rooms are singles in unisex suites; do not bring a
other guest along. We can provide information about hotel rooms (at an
additional cost to you) if you have a guest with you.
There is a $70
deposit for a room key in the dorm.
deposit will be given back to you when you turn in your room key.
Commuters arriving on Monday morning should park in lot 43
Pleasant Street (see http://www.umass.edu/visitorsctr/Campus_Map/).
You need a permit/pass to park in that lot. We will have
for you at our conference registration table. You will have
to come into
the lobby of the ISB building to register and get your parking pass to
your car early on Monday morning. Please allow an extra 15 minutes to
on the first morning.
Bring your digital camera and laptop. Cell
phone cameras will not be appropriate for this class. Also make sure
have whatever is needed to transfer the images from your camera to the
let us know as soon as possible if for some reason you will be unable
our institute. We have a waiting list. Thank you
and we look
forward to seeing you on June th.
is available at http://umassk12.net/digital/