Ohio University Online Master’s in Athletic AdministrationOn-Campus Workshop GuideDates: 6.16.11 – 6.19.11AgendaWorkshop TipsThe reception will behosted at the OU Innand will begin at 6pm on6/16.Program ends at 1pmon 6/19.Students are expected toattend in its entirety.Costs will be out ofpocket.Columbus isapproximately 1.5 hoursaway from Athens.Thursday, June 16thFriday, June 17thSaturday, June 18 thSunday, June 19 thWelcome ReceptionCheck in is from 5pm to 6pmReception begins at 6pmIntroduction to Program/FacultyTechnology WorkshopTeam Building ActivitiesIntroduction to SASM 610 and Module #1SASM 610 Learning Module #1 Team WorkIntroduction to SASM 610 ProjectSASM 610 Learning Module #1 Team WorkSASM 610 Learning Module #1 PresentationsFarewell Luncheon Ends at 1:00pmPlease bring your laptopto the workshop.Please review the attiresection in detail.Meals will be providedfor the welcomereception and closinglunch.Deadline to receive thediscount at the OU INNis 5/26.Please make sure toread the section oncarpooling orroommates, if you areinterested.TravelAirStudents are responsible for making individual flight arrangements. Please allow fordriving time to the campus when booking flights. The driving time to Athens from theColumbus Airport is approximately 1 ½ hours. For example, the welcome receptionstarts at 6pm and check-in at the hotel is 5pm, therefore you should plan to arrive atthe Columbus, Ohio Airport no later than 3pm. Please plan to stay at the workshopfor the entire program. Also, please make sure that you have ample time for thecommute from Athens to the airport of your departure.TransportationRental Car InformationPlease click on the following website for information on rental car companies basedfrom the Columbus Airport http://www.portcolumbus.com/parking/transportation/rental.asp.Ohio University has a discount package available with Enterprise Rent-a-Car.To book through Enterprise please visit their website at www.enterprise.com or call1-800-261-7331.*Please enter in XZ24489 as the account number.*When prompted please enter EIC as the pin.
Shuttle ServiceThere is a shuttle service now being offered from the Columbus Airport to Ohio University and also from Ohio Universityto the Columbus Airport.1. The cost is $10 one way, and drops you off on campus.2. The closest drop off to the Ohio University Inn is called West Green Drive. It is about a 10 min walk to the OU Innfrom West Green Drive.3. There is a Community Service drop off, please do not disembark the bus there as it is clear on the other side of campus.4. They have two pick up times from the Columbus Airport and from Ohio University, one in the morning and one in theafternoon. You may or may not be able to use this service due to the fact that your arrival/departure times do not coincidewith their pick up/drop off times. Please check your arrival and departure times first before you book the shuttle.More information can be found on their website, http://www.ridegobus.comPlease click on the Columbus Athens routeHotelStudents are strongly encouraged to make lodging arrangements at the Ohio University Inn. Every reservation at the OU Innhelps contribute to Ohio University’s growth and success with all profits going toward the Ohio University’s 1804 fund. TheHampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Super 8 Motel are located near the school, but they are not within walking distanceto campus. If you choose to stay at the Ohio University Inn, you will need to follow the instructions below to receive thediscounted rate of $92.50/night, which include a continental breakfast.1. Call 1-866-593-6661 and ask for the group code “MAA Summer 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.https://reservations.ihotelier.com/crs/g_reservation.cfm?groupID=558020&hotelID=45985. Please reserve your room no later than 5/26 in order to receive your discount.(There are currently no on-campus/dormitory options for lodging.)FacebookThe following facebook site, http://www.facebook.com/ohiocoachingathleticadmin, was created so that students can connectwith one another. It is designed to bring all the existing cohorts and recent alumni together to share in the experience of theprogram. Please feel free to “like” the page as it will be consistently updated with recent news and events. If you would liketo share an accolade such as a recent championship or an award please share the article or information with your programmanager.Carpooling and room sharingPlease visit our facebook site, http://www.facebook.com/ohiocoachingathleticadmin to connect with other students whowould like to either carpool or room share.1. Once you get to the facebook site, please click on the discussion tab on the left and click on program.2. Please click on SU11 MAA topic thread for either carpooling and/or for a roommate (depending on which ones you areinterested in).3. Please post a response to the appropriate thread.
DirectionsThe address to the Ohio University Inn is listed below:Ohio UniversityInn & Conference Center331 Richland Ave. Athens, Ohio 45701Phone: 866-593-6661Fax: 740-592-5139The directions to the Ohio University Inn from the Columbus Airport (Port Columbus International Airport – CMH) canbe found using the following link, please enter in the above OU Inn address as the end point and the Columbus Airport asthe start point: http://www.randmcnally.com/rmc/directions/dirGetDirections.jsp?cmty=0¬cache=1Directions to Campus from Other Reference PointsPlease refer to the website http://www.ohio.edu/athens/travel/ for directions from multiple reference points.Parking on CampusOn Friday, students will be able to park at the OU Inn and walk from the hotel to the on-campus facilities where workshopsessions will be held.The OU Inn is approximately a 5-7 minute walk from campus.During the weekend, students will be able to park on campus in the purple lots only.If you choose to park on campus on Friday afternoon, a parking permit must be purchased from Parking Services for a dailyfee. Please contact your Program Manager for more informationCampus MapPlease refer to the following link for a campus map http://www.ohio.edu/athens/campus.pdf. Please note that the OhioUniversity Inn is listed as #107 on the map. It is located in the bottom left hand corner.Visitors InformationThe Athens Visitors Bureau website is http://athensohio.com/map/map-main.php. This website will give you specificinformation on dining options, site seeing activities, and shopping in Athens.MealsStudents will be responsible for meals except for the evening of the Welcome Reception andon the day of the closing lunch. Your meal will be provided at these two events. A convenient dining option forworkshop attendees may be to stay on-campus during the lunch break. Ohio University offers a dining hall calledWest 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 ofseveral uptown dining options.Bookstore and LibraryStudents will have time to visit both the Ohio University bookstore and the library during the workshop.Workshop Check-inStudents should arrive at the Ohio University Inn at 5pm for check-in. The Welcome Reception will begin promptly at6pm.
Daily Workshop HoursStudents should anticipate being on-campus on Thursday, June 16 from 6pm to 9pm. Starting on Friday, June 17 andSaturday, June 18 students should expect to stay on campus from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm, with the understanding that some ofthe team work does continue into the evening. This will be the decision of each individual team. On the Sunday, June 19students should expect to be on campus from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.Necessary EquipmentStudents are required to bring a laptop for the workshop. The laptop will be used in conjunction with several of theworkshop assignments.Laptop PurchasesStudents are able to purchase laptops at a discounted rate through the university’s “Go Mobile” program. To view theavailable 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 andpassword 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 ofyour equipment.AttireStudents should plan on wearing business casual attire both at the welcome reception and during the workshop. Studentsshould plan on wearing comfortable walking shoes, since there will be some walking in and around campus. On the last dayof the workshop students will be giving a final presentation. During the final presentation, students are strongly encouragedto wear professional attire. Professional attire can include jacket, tie, dress slacks and dress shoes for men. For women,options can include dress pants/skirts and a professional type blouse or suit.Typical WeatherOn the average, the typical weather in June in Athens is a high of 85*F and a low of 60*F.Required Health FormsThere are no required health forms for students who are attending the on-campus residency. Ohio University stronglyrecommends 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 anyserious injury, operations, or illnesses that you have had. Hudson Health Center, the campus health clinic, provides freecare for enrolled students. These records allow them to give you better assistance, should you need it.