Seeking strategies for success in undergraduate research programs? Then don’t miss CUR’s "Building and Enhancing Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry Programs" Conference in 2019. Do you have something to share: a great program, unique process, assessment initiatives, or an interesting and exciting aspect of your undergraduate research program? Are you ready to network and learn from your colleagues? This conference is for you and is designed for programs at any stage, including the development phase! Be a part of it! Session topics include (but are not limited to):
Conference registration fees are as follows (early-bird rates end April 19, 2019)*:
Early Registration - Enhanced - $300.00
Late Registration - Enhanced - $325.00
Early Registration - Regular Institutional - $325.00
Late Registration - Regular Institutional - $350.00
Early Registration - Individual - $350.00
Late Registration - Individual - $375.00
Early Registration - Non member - $375.00
Late Registration - Non member - $400.00
Registration rates include the following meals:
Thursday - reception
Friday - breakfast, lunch, and reception
Saturday - breakfast and box lunch
*A $25 late fee will apply for registrations received after the May 31, 2019, registration cut off.
RECREATION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY CENTER (RPAC):
2110 Tuttle Park Pl. at Woody Hayes Dr.
Columbus, OH 43210
To book online see www.theblackwell.com, entering the dates of stay and group code UNGRE2019 under Special Codes. The conference rate is $174. The last day to book is Monday, June 3, 2019.
Here is a quick link for you as well CUR 2019 URPD
The Blackwell Inn has all your transportation needs covered. They proudly offer complimentary, prearranged airport transportation (based on availability) to and from John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) for our hotel guests. Contact their Concierge or Guest Services Representative at (614) 247-4050 or (866) 247-4003 to schedule your airport transportation at least 24 hours in advance. You may also schedule your airport transportation using their e-Concierge.
Overnight Valet Parking (BLACKWELL)
- Overnight valet parking – $20
Oversized vehicles require a 24-hour notice and are subject to increased parking rates. Note that valet prices vary during special events, including football games, stadium concerts, and graduation; rates will be available the week of the event.
Self-parking is available in the Lane Avenue Parking Garage adjacent to the hotel. This is not a hotel-operated garage, and fees must be paid directly to the garage via electronic cashier each time a vehicle departs the structure. Note that there are no in-and-out privileges available for those self-parking.
The rates for the Lane Avenue Parking Garage are based on a 24-hour clock which resets daily at midnight.
Note, that the garage operator reserves the right to charge more for special events with limited notice to The Blackwell Inn.
FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES OSU
Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus OSU
3031 Olentangy River Road Columbus, Ohio 43202
ON-CAMPUS RESIDENTIAL HOUSING:
On-campus residential housing (i.e., dormitory) is available for $75 per night. Please use the registration portal to request and pay for this option. Price includes bed linens and towels only.
For additional housing options, please visit: https://visit.osu.edu/stay
Limited shuttle service will be available to the designated residential housing location and off-campus host hotels to the meeting location.
In general, the cancellation deadline is 30 days prior to the start of the conference, except where explicitly noted. Cancellations requests received in writing to the CUR National Office
prior to the cancellation deadline will receive a full refund less a $50.00 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given after the cancellation deadline. Transfer of registration to another individual before the cancellation deadline is free of charge but subject to member classification charges due to differences in conference rates. Transfer of registration after the cancellation deadline will be charged a $50.00 transfer fee.
Institutions may not substitute one participant for another without prior approval of the CUR National Office.
CUR always suggests that registrants purchase low-cost travel insurance when booking their air reservations. Not only will this insurance cover your airfare in the event of cancellation, but it will also cover the registration cost for the meeting.
Most Recent Offering:
This event was last held on June 27-29, 2017, at the Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff. For more information about last year’s event, please see the 2017 final program.
For questions or additional information about the institute, please contact Tavia Cummings