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Ohio University Online Master’s in Athletic Administration

On-Campus Workshop Guide

Dates: 1/13/10-1/16/10

Agenda

Thursday, January 13 th

Friday, January 14 th

Saturday, January 15 th

Sunday, January 16 th

Welcome Reception

Check in is from 5pm to 6pm

Reception begins at 6pm

Introduction to Program/Faculty

Technology Workshop

Team Building Activities

Introduction to SASM 610 and Module #1

SASM 610 Learning Module #1 Team Work

Introduction to SASM 610 Project

SASM 610 Learning Module #1 Team Work

SASM 610 Learning Module #1 Presentations

Farewell Luncheon

Ends at 1:00pm

**Students are responsible for all travel expenses related to the on-campus workshop. Students will be

expected to attend the entire program.

Travel

Air

Students are responsible for making individual flight arrangements. Please allow for driving time to the

campus when booking flights. The driving time to Athens from the Columbus Airport is approximately 1 ½

hours. For example, the welcome reception starts at 6pm and check-in at the hotel is 5pm, therefore you

should plan to arrive at the Columbus, Ohio Airport no later than 3pm. Please plan to stay at the workshop

for the entire program. Also, please make sure that you have ample time for the commute from Athens to

the airport of your departure.

Rental Car Information

Please click on the following website for information on rental car companies based from the Columbus

Airport http://www.port-columbus.com/parking/transportation/rental.asp.

Ohio University has a discount package available with Enterprise Rent-a-Car.

1. To book through Enterprise please visit their website at www.enterprise.com or call

1-800-261-7331.

2. Please enter in XZ24489 as the account number.

3. When prompted please enter EIC as the pin.

Hotel

Students are strongly encouraged to make lodging arrangements at the Ohio University Inn. Every

reservation at the OU Inn helps contribute to Ohio University’s growth and success with all profits going

toward the Ohio University’s 1804 fund. The Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Super 8 Motel are

located near the school, but they are not within walking distance to campus. If you choose to stay at the


Ohio University Inn, you will need to follow the instructions below to receive the discounted rate of

$92.50/night, which include a continental breakfast.

1. Call 1-866-593-6661 and ask for the group code “MAA Winter 2011”

2. You will receive a confirmation number. Please bring it to the hotel when you check in.

3. Visit the Ohio University Inn’s website at www.ouinn.com for additional hotel information.

4. You will receive an email with the reservation link. This link will allow you to reserve your room

online.

5. https://reservations.ihotelier.com/crs/g_reservation.cfm?groupID=524356&hotelID=4598

6. Please reserve your room no later than 12/31 in order to receive your discount.

(There are currently no on-campus/dormitory options for lodging.)

Directions

The address to the Ohio University Inn is listed below:

Ohio University

Inn & Conference Center

331 Richland Ave. Athens, Ohio 45701

Phone: 866-593-6661

Fax: 740-592-5139

The directions to the Ohio University Inn from the Columbus Airport (Port Columbus International

Airport – CMH) can be found using the following link, please enter in the above OU Inn address as the

end point and the Columbus Airport as the start point:

http://www.randmcnally.com/rmc/directions/dirGetDirections.jsp?cmty=0¬cache=1

Directions to Campus from Other Reference Points

Please refer to the website http://www.ohio.edu/athens/travel/ for directions from multiple reference points.

Parking on Campus

Students will have parking passes available to them for on campus parking.

Please visit the following website to print the directions to the different visitor parking lots on the Ohio

University campus, http://coachingathleticadministration.ohio.edu/docs/DIRECTIONS_TO_VISITOR_PARKING_LOTS.pdf

General information on visitor parking can be viewed at the following link, http://coachingathleticadministration.ohio.edu/docs/PARKING_SERVICES_FACT_SHEET_for_visitors.pdf

Campus Map

Please refer to the following link for a campus map http://www.ohio.edu/athens/campus.pdf. Please note

that the Ohio University Inn is listed as #107 on the map. It is located in the bottom left hand corner.

Visitors Information

The Athens Visitors Bureau website is http://athensohio.com/map/map-main.php. This website will give

you specific information on dining options, site seeing activities, and shopping in Athens.

Meals

Students will be responsible for meals except for the evening of the Welcome Reception and

on the day of the closing lunch. Your meal will be provided at these two events. If you are staying at the OU

Inn, a continental breakfast will be included with your room rate.

A convenient dining option for workshop attendees may be to stay on-campus during the lunch break. Ohio

University offers a dining hall called West 82 Food Court in the Baker University Center. It is centrally

located in the new student center.


The website is: http://www.ohio.edu/west82/index.cfm. Also, the university is conveniently located within

walking distance of several uptown dining options.

Bookstore and Library

Students will have time to visit both the Ohio University bookstore and the library during the workshop.

Workshop Check-in

Students should arrive at the Ohio University Inn at 5pm for check-in. The Welcome Reception will begin

promptly at 6pm.

Daily Workshop Hours

Students should anticipate being on-campus on Thursday, January 13 th

and thru Saturday, January 15 th from

8:30 am to 6:00 pm and on Sunday, January 16 th from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm., with the understanding that

some of the team work does continue into the evening. This will be the decision of each individual team.

Necessary Equipment

Students are required to bring a laptop for the workshop. The laptop will be used in conjunction with

several of the workshop assignments.

Laptop Purchases

Students are able to purchase laptops at a discounted rate through the university’s “Go Mobile” program.

To view the available computer models please check the following website

http://www.ohio.edu/technology/store/index.cfm.

If you decide to purchase one of the available models, you will need to log into the following site with your

OAK ID and password http://www.ohio.edu/technology/store/prices/Personal_Order.cfm.

If you order or pay online, please have your order shipped directly to your home address to ensure the

proper arrival of your equipment.

Attire

Students should plan on wearing business casual attire both at the welcome reception and at the workshop.

Students should plan on wearing comfortable walking shoes, since there will be some walking in and around

campus.

Typical Weather

On the average, the typical weather in January in Athens is a high of 51*F and a low of 32*F.

Required Health Forms

There are no required health forms for students who are attending the on-campus residency. Ohio

University strongly recommends that you receive all of the following immunizations: Measles, Mumps,

Rubella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis, Hepatitis B and Meningitis. It is recommended that you bring a

record of immunizations and medical records relating to any serious injury, operations, or illnesses that you

have had. Hudson Health Center, the campus health clinic, provides free care for enrolled students. These

records allow them to give you better assistance, should you need it.

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