Summer Institute 2012

Registration: The Wabash Building (425 S Wabash Street), room 427 (on the fourth floor)

Dorm Check-in: The Wabash Building, first floor office

Hotel Check-in: The Palmer House, 17 East Monroe Street

Directions: http://www.roosevelt.edu/CampusCommunity/Wabash/MapsAndDirections.aspx

Quick Navigation Links:

Ground Transportation:

 

L Trains:

Midway Airport is served by the Chicago Transit Authority's "L" trains. Passengers can board Orange Line trains at a station in the airport terminal, which runs to downtown Chicago and the Loop (transit time about 25 minutes). This same station doubles as a stop for many CTA-run buses that serve the surrounding areas. Midway is one of the few airports in the United States that have rapid transit train to terminal service.

O’Hare Airport is also served by the Chicago Transit Authority’s “L” trains. Passengers can board Blue Line trains at a station in the airport terminal, which runs between O’Hare and the Forest Park terminal and leaves every fifteen minutes from both stations.

 

Shuttle Services:

Super Shuttle reservations may be made at the airport (you can book trips at the ticket counter near baggage claim, online at www.supershuttle.com, or by phone: 888-BLUEVAN). A one-way ride from Midway International Airport to Roosevelt University’s Wabash Building is approximately $40, and a one-way ride from O’Hare International Airport to Roosevelt University’s Wabash Building is approximately $54.

You can receive 10% off your roundtrip reservation when you by make and pay online and enter the AAUP Discount Code aaup1 in the “GROUP/DISCOUNT CODE” box on the first page of the website. Discounts are valid on both SuperShuttle and ExecuCar services nationwide, but not on exclusive vans.

Continental Airport Express offers door-to-door service to and from Midway airport and most city and suburban neighborhoods from 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Departures are about every 15 minutes. It’s recommended that you call Continental directly at the numbers below for specific departure information. The fare to the city is approximately $19.00. An information counter is located at Lower Level Arrivals door LL3. The pickup location is located outside door LL3, inside lane. Lift-equipped vehicles are available upon request for those passengers with disabilities. Advanced notice is strongly suggested. You can make reservations by calling 312-454-7800 or 800-654-7871.

GO Airport Express allows you to reduce transportation costs by sharing a van. From the company’s website: “A Shared Van is the most economical way to travel to and from Chicago's airports. Often half the cost of a taxi, and always a more professional and pleasant experience, our computer assisted dispatch assures you that those riding with you are traveling to the same part of the city. When traveling with GO Airport Express, you will always receive a safe and efficient route to ensure a pleasant trip. We can take you between O'Hare and Midway Airports and downtown Chicago hotels, businesses and residences, Chicago convention centers, as well as Northwest and Western suburban locations.” You can make reservations online at www.airportexpress.com or by phone: 888.2THEVAN (888.284.3826).

 

Taxi Service:

Taxis at O’Hare International Airport depart from the Lower Level curb from all five terminals. Based on a meter system, rides to downtown Chicago are priced at about $35.

Taxis at Midway International Airport depart from outside door Lower Level 3(LL3), inside lane.

Local Taxi Companies:

Royal Three CCC Cab Company

(312) 791-1272

Checker Taxi Associates, Inc.

(312) 243-2537

Golden Road Runner Taxi, Inc.

(312) 274-9649

Yellow Cab Service

(312) 386-1524

Passenger Notice: The City of Chicago Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority enacted a departure tax for All Taxi/Livery Fares leaving Chicago Midway Airport. This airport departure tax will be added to all rides departing from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW). The tax is currently set at $4.

 

Parking:

The Wabash Building is adjacent to the Auditorium Building (just north of the corner of Wabash Avenue and Congress Parkway). If you park in the Auditorium Garage across Congress Parkway from the university you should stamp your ticket in the Roosevelt University lobby to get your discount. You can also self-park in the City of Chicago Grant Park South Underground Garage (cross Michigan Avenue and turn north around the circle to enter the garage).

Roosevelt University does not own a parking lot or parking structure at the Chicago Campus. There are, however, several parking lots that offer guest discounted rates:

Park One at 434 S. Wabash

Park One at Auditorium Parking Garage at 525 S. Wabash

Grant Park and Millennium Park Garages

Hilton Chicago at 721 S. Wabash

What to Know Before You Go:

Dress: Comfortable and casual clothing is recommended for the Summer Institute. You may want to bring a sweater or light jacket when you are inside campus buildings (the air conditioning can get very cool) or walking outside in the evenings.

Dorm Room: Summer Institute Attendees not registered as a “Commuter” will be housed on campus in one of the Roosevelt University dorms. Each attendee will be assigned to his or her own air conditioned bedroom, but you will have to share bathrooms with other attendees of the same sex. Each attendee will be provided with one blanket, two sheets, 1 pillowcase, one body towel, and one hand towel. You should plan to bring toiletries such as soap, deodorant, shampoo, comb, brush, toothbrush, toothpaste, hairdryer, etc. as these are not provided. Bring an extra bath towel. Pillows are not provided. You may bring your own pillow OR purchase one from the university. This can be done on the online registration form.

Smoking Policy: Smoking is prohibited in all university buildings, including residence halls. The “No Smoking” policy applies to individual sleeping rooms, common areas, hallways, entrances, etc.

Alcohol Policy: All University housing is drug and alcohol free. Alcohol may not be consumed in any part of the residence halls, including, but not limited to, individual rooms, common areas, hallways entrance areas and cafeterias.

Check-Out: The Summer Institute will adjourn on Sunday, July 29, 2012. Participants must check-out of the dorm by 11:00am.

Unless you selected “Monday Departure” on your registration, you are expected to vacate your dorm room by 11:00am Sunday, July 29, 2012.

If your travel arrangements have you departing Chicago more than two hours after the conclusion of the Summer Institute (NOON) you may request a late check-out.

All requests must be in writing and submitted no later than Friday, July 6, 2012. The University will not honor requests for late check-outs from attendees.

What To Do On Your Own

Chicago is full of things to do and places to explore. Navy Pier (www.navypier.com), the Field Museum (http://fieldmuseum.org/), Adler Planetarium (www.adlerplanetarium.org), Shedd Aquarium (www.sheddaquarium.org), John Hancock Observatory (www.jhochicago.com), and the Museum of Contemporary Art (www.mcachicago.org) are only a few of the city’s many attractions. There are a variety of tours available as well. For boat tours, check out The Chicago River Architecture Tour – Wendella (www.wendellaboats.com) or Shoreline Sightseeing (312) 222-9328 (www.info@shorelinesightseeing.com). For city tours, try www.citysights.com/grayline.htm and Hop On Hop Off Trolley (www.ChicagoTours.us).

Preliminary Schedule of Events: 

A note on the schedule: This year’s Summer Institute will use a revised schedule to allow participants a greater range of choice for workshops. Most of the workshop series that have traditionally used four time blocks will now use three. The first full session of workshops will begin on Thursday at 2:00pm. As a result, participants who enroll in the longer workshop series will still have their Friday and Saturday afternoons open to choose from other Summer Institute workshops.

Wednesday, July 25  
3:00 – 7:00pm Dorm Check-in
3:00 – 7:00pm Registration
   
Thursday, July 26  
9:00am – 1:30pm Chicago Labor History Tour Additional fee is required. You must pre-register to attend.
9:00am – 10:00pm Dorm Check-in
10:00am – 6:00pm Registration
12:00 – 1:30pm Orientation Lunch – Additional fee is required. You must pre-register to attend.
2:00 – 5:00pm Session I Workshops
   
Thursday Social Activities  
6:00 – 10:00pm Opening ActivitiesAlthough this social activity is included in the registration fee, you must pre-register to attend. Palmer House Hilton Hotel – 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL
6:00 – 7:00pm Reception – Red Lacquer Foyer
7:00 – 10:00pm Welcome Dinner – Red Lacquer Room
   
Friday, July 27  
7:30 – 8:15am Breakfast
8:00am – 4:00pm Registration Check-in
8:30am – 11:30am Session II Workshops
10:00am – 10:15am Morning Break
11:30am – 12:45pm Lunch
1:00pm – 4:00pm Session III Workshops
2:45pm – 3:00pm Afternoon Break
   
Friday Social Activities Although this social activity is included in the registration fee, you must register to attend.
5:00 – 10:00pm    Dinner and Evening Activity: Two Restaurants, The Second City Show
   
Saturday, July 28  
7:30 – 8:15am Breakfast
8:00am – 4:00pm Registration Check-in
8:30am – 11:30am Session IV Workshops
10:00am – 10:15am Morning Break
11:30am – 12:45pm Lunch
1:00pm – 4:00pm Session V Workshops
2:45pm – 3:00pm Afternoon Break
   
Saturday Social Activities Free Time to Explore Chicago. Dinner on Your Own
   
Sunday, July 29  
8:00 – 10:00am Closing Activities – Palmer House Hilton Hotel , 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL
8:00 – 9:30am    Breakfast – Empire Room
8:30 – 10:00am Roundtable Discussion

 

Chicago Labor History Tour Additional fee is required. You must pre-
register to attend
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Visit some of Chicago’s famous labor history landmarks, including Haymarket Square, Teamster City Mural, Hull House, Stockyard Gate, Charlie House Center Mural, and Forest Home Cemetery. Ticket price includes roundtrip bus transportation, a copy of “The Day Will Come Honoring Our Working Class Heroes,” and a boxed lunch. Larry Spivack, president of the Illinois Labor History Society, will be our tour guide. Buses will begin boarding at 8:45am for a 9:00am departure.

 

Dinner and Evening Activity: Two Restaurants, The Second City Show—Although dinner and roundtrip bus transportation are included in your registration fee, you must pre-register to attend. The show is not included in your registration fee. An Additional fee is required to attend the show, and you must pre-register to attend. Attendees electing not to attend the show will be returned to their pickup point—either the Wabash Building or the Palmer House—after dinner. Buses will begin boarding at 4:45pm and depart at 5:00pm.

Dinner – Enjoy food at two (2) different restaurants –Hors d’oeuvres and wine served at one restaurant, and the main course and dessert at another.

The Second City ShowThe Second City’s 100th Revue: Who Do You Think We Are? Ticket Price: $28 per person. Ticket costs are not included in your registration.

Registration Types and Fees: 

Registration for the Summer Institute is now closed.

Your Registration Fee includes:  3 nights’ lodging (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) in a Roosevelt University dorm (unless you register as a “commuter”), admission to cash bar reception and dinner on Thursday, breakfast and lunch on campus Friday and Saturday, the Friday-evening excursion (except for The Second City show), Sunday breakfast and roundtable discussion, and all seminar and workshop materials. The Registration Fees for a Commuter Attendee include all of the above items except lodging.

AAUP members from Roosevelt University should contact Ellen O’Brien before registering: (312) 341-3723, or by e-mail at eobrien@roosevelt.edu.

Type: Description:
First Time Attendee – You will be attending first Summer Institute
Return Attendee – You have attended at least one previous Summer Institute
Commuter Attendee – You will be staying at a location other than on campus in a dorm
Scholarship First Time Attendee  – You have been awarded a scholarship to attend your first Summer Institute
Scholarship Return Attendee – You have been awarded a scholarship and have attended at least one Summer Institute
Scholarship First Time Commuter Attendee – You have been awarded a scholarship to attend your first Summer Institute and will not require housing.

Non-AAUP First Time Campus  –

You are currently not a dues-paying member of the AAUP who will be residing on campus while attending your first Summer Institute
Non-AAUP Return Campus   – You are currently not a dues-paying member of the AAUP who will be residing on campus and have attended at least one Summer Institute
Non-AAUP First Time Commuter – You currently are not a dues-paying member of the AAUP who will not be residing on campus while attending your first Summer Institute
Non-AAUP Return Commuter  – You currently are not a dues-paying member of the AAUP who will not be residing on campus and have attended at least one previous Summer Institute
*Campus Spouse/Guest – Your spouse/guest will be sharing a room with you on campus
*Commuter Spouse/Guest  – Your spouse/guest will be staying at a location other than on campus in a dorm
Presenter – You will be conducting at least one seminar or workshop during the Summer Institute
AAUP Office Staff – You are employed by the AAUP National Office

*Individuals registered as Spouses/Guests to the Summer Institute are not permitted to attend the seminars or workshops.

Fee Type

(May 16- June 14)

(June 15- July 4)

First Time Attendee $525 $550
Return Attendee $550 $575
Commuter First Time Attendee $400     $400
Commuter Return Attendee $400   $400
Scholarship First Time Attendee $525 $525
Scholarship Return Attendee $550  $550
Scholarship First Time Commuter Attendee $400 $400
Non-AAUP First Time Campus Attendee $675 $700
Non-AAUP Return Campus Attendee       $675   $700
Non-AAUP First Time Commuter Attendee $600 $625
Non-AAUP Member Return Commuter Attendee $600  $625
Campus Spouse/Guest $360 $385

Commuter Spouse/Guest fee varies according to the activities selected. 

Additional Fees: 

Early Arrival – Checking into the dorm one day early on Wednesday, July 25 - $75. This fee does not include meals.
Late Departure – Checking out of the dorm on Monday, July 30th instead of Sunday morning - $75. This fee does not include meals.
Chicago Labor History TourPer Person Ticket Price: $45
Orientation Lunch on Thursday, July 26th
Pillows – $7 (Pillows will not be provided in the dorm room. You may bring your own or purchase one from the university.

Commuter Spouse/Guest “a la Carte” Fees:

A. Thursday Opening Reception and Welcome Dinner - $75
B. Friday Dinner and Show - Dinner: $85   Show: $28
C. Sunday Breakfast and Roundtable Discussion - $30

Commuter Spouses/Guests who desire to have breakfast and/or lunch on campus Friday and Saturday may pay at the dining hall with cash.

 

Other Notes about Registration:

Payment for Summer Institute Registration is due at the time you register. If you select “check” as your method of payment, please make it payable to AAUP and mail it to the National Office within five (5) days of your registration date:

AAUP, Attn: Summer Institute
1133 19th St., NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC  20036.

All fees must be satisfied in order to receive your Summer Institute materials.

If you are being sponsored by a chapter or conference, please have the chapter/conference president or executive director forward a letter to the National Office on the chapter or conference’s letterhead stating that your registration is being covered by that chapter or conference.

We ask that all outstanding Summer Institute balances be paid by Friday, July 13, 2012.

 

 

Cancellation Policy: 

All cancellations and substitutions must be submitted in writing as soon as possible. Cancellations received prior to Friday, July 6, 2012 will be eligible for a refund minus the $35 processing fee. Cancellations received after Friday, July 6th will result in the loss of the entire registration fee.

 

Substitution Policy:

All substitutions must be submitted in writing as soon as possible. You may substitute attendees any time prior to Friday, July 6, 2012.

 

Lodging Accommodations: 

Your registration fee includes three nights’ lodging in one of the university dorms. Each attendee will be assigned a room by the university. You may share a suite (several bedrooms with a bathroom and common area), but each attendee will have his or her own room. Each bedroom is furnished with a loft bed, desk, and dresser. Although attendees will have the opportunity to request suitemates, we cannot guarantee that your request will be granted. Each suite will be gender-specific (only same-sex attendees in a suite). The gender question on the registration site is used for assigning rooms. Linens will be furnished by the university. The linen package includes: 2 sheets, 1 blanket, 1 pillow case, 2 towels, 2 washcloths and 1 bath mat. The towels are sometimes smaller than the regular bath towels so we recommend that you pack an additional towel in your luggage. Please remember to bring your toiletries (soap/body wash, deodorant, lotion, shampoo, conditioner, hairdryer, comb, brush, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc).

 

Alternative Housing:

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel located at 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL. The Palmer House is within walking distance (less than 1/2 mile) of the Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash Avenue. The nightly rate is $169 plus fees. The deadline for making reservations at the Summer Institute Rate is Monday, July 2, 2012. The Reservation Code is AUP.

 

 

Meals: 

Your registration fee includes the following meals:

 ● Thursday Opening Reception and Welcome Dinner  

 ● Friday and Saturday breakfast and lunch

 ● Friday Evening Dinner

 ● Sunday breakfast

Your registration fee does not include Saturday dinner or any meals prior to the Thursday Reception.