Ohio University Online Master’s in Athletic Administration
On-Campus Workshop Guide
Thursday, January 13 th
Friday, January 14 th
Saturday, January 15 th
Sunday, January 16 th
Check in is from 5pm to 6pm
Reception begins at 6pm
Introduction to Program/Faculty
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
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.
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
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
2. Please enter in XZ24489 as the account number.
3. When prompted please enter EIC as the pin.
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
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.)
The address to the Ohio University Inn is listed below:
Inn & Conference Center
331 Richland Ave. Athens, Ohio 45701
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:
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Students are required to bring a laptop for the workshop. The laptop will be used in conjunction with
several of the workshop assignments.
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
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.
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
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.