2018 Summer Institute FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the Summer Institute?
Wednesday, July 11, 2018.

Is there a cost to attend?
No. The event is free to NC State communicators.

What time is the event?
8:30 a.m to 4:00 p.m.

Where is the event located?
The event will be held at the Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center on NC State’s Centennial Campus. The address is 2450 Alumni Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606.

Is there parking available, and is it free?
Yes. There is ample free parking available at the Park Alumni Center.

Will there be food?
Yes. Light refreshments will be provided at breakfast along with coffee and tea. A free buffet lunch will be served to all registered attendees. Dietary restrictions will be accommodated. You must register for both breakfast and lunch if you plan to attend.

Will you broadcast or livestream the event?
No. The event will not be broadcast. UCOMM will share available presentation slide decks with the StateComm Listserv after the conference.

Is there a cap on the number of participants?
The Summer Institute is capped at 150 attendees. Each presentation session has its own cap. Those caps are identified on the registration form.

Do I have to attend the full day?
We understand that some attendees may not be able to attend every session due to scheduling or conflicts. Please note on your registration which sessions you will attend. We do ask that you register and attend a minimum of two sessions if you plan to register for the Institute.

Can I attend if I am not in a communications role?
We ask that attendees serve in some communications capacity in order to attend.

What is the deadline to register for the Summer Institute?
July 3 is the last day to register.