Venues

University of Colorado Denver

Travel

The University of Colorado Denver is located on the Auraria Campus in Downtown Denver.

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 Further directions on driving to University of Colorado Denver can be found here.

Denver International Airport is located about 30 minutes from campus. There are several options for getting to campus from DIA. The Regional Transportation District (RTD) website provides information on bus and light rail services for the Metro Denver area. The RTD services include a "skyRide" bus from Denver International Airport to Downtown Denver. The Auraria Campus has its own light rail stop (Colfax) and is served by various RTD buses.

Participants who are staying at Campus Village will be able to park in the Campus Village lot for a nominal fee. There are also daily fee lots located at various spots around the campus.

Residence on Campus

The residence for the workshop is Campus Village apartment complex located only a few minutes walk from the classroom buildings. The apartments are air-conditioned and include kitchenettes and internet access. Each bedroom is furnished with a twin bed, dresser, desk and chair. Participants will share a bathroom with other Institute participants. The accommodations are clean and comfortable. Linens are included in the package. The following should give you a clear idea of what to expect and what you might consider bringing to make your stay comfortable.

Some Items you should consider bringing: Soap, toiletries; alarm clock; umbrella; computer; laundry bag, detergent; desk/reading lamp; clothes hangers; hair dryer.

Weather

June temperatures in Denver can range from 45 degrees in the evenings to near 100 during the day, though evening lows are generally in the 60s and daytime highs are in the 80s.

Dining

On-campus options are several, including the Campus Village Café, the Tivoli Food Court, a café in the North Classroom Building, and an Einstein's Bagels along Ninth Street Park.

The campus's location on the edge of downtown Denver affords access to a wide variety of restaurants and bars within easy walking distance. The lower downtown (LODO) area is particularly active during the summer months.

There's also a King Soopers grocery store nearby on Speer Blvd, a Whole Foods store a short RTD bus ride away in Cherry Creek, and several markets scattered throughout the downtown area.

Athletic Facilities

You will be allowed to access the Campus Village Fitness Center as part of your Campus Village residence package.

Library Hours

See here.

Health

In the event of a life-threatening emergency, participants should go directly to the Emergency Department of the Denver Health medical center, located east of the campus at the intersection of Speer Blvd and Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204 (866-348-7286). If necessary, the Auraria Campus Police (911 or 303-556-5000) can provide assistance. Please notify Angela Zemonek in such an emergency, or ask someone to do so on your behalf (919-931-3293 cell).

Banking

ATM's are located throughout the campus, including in the Tivoli student center. There are branches of most major national banks scattered throughout the downtown area. Please consult your bank's website for branch locations.

Denver Events/Info

Calendar of events and information on things to do in the area, see here.

 

Duke University

 

Travel

Duke University is located near downtown Durham.

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Further directions on driving to Duke University can be found here.

RDU International Airport is located about 15 miles from campus. From and to the airport there is a Taxi service and a variety of that will take you from the airport into Durham. More information on transport can be found at Duke University Transportation Services.

Participants will be able to park in the "Blue Zone" located next to the Tennis courts on Towerview. The cost is $7 per week not to exceed $42.00 for the Summer.

Travel between campus locations can be done by a free bus. For times the campus busses are not running, Safe Ride (919-684-SAFE).

Residence on Campus

More information soon.

Weather

July and August in North Carolina can range from 55 degrees in the evenings to 100 during the day.

Dining

There are several dining facilities on campus.

Duke Clinic Food Court is a food court at the basement level of the Duke Clinic with name-brand eateries Hardee's, Domino's Pizza, Baskin-Robbins, and Chiripa's Mexican Food; Starbucks Coffee; a deli with subs and sandwiches; a stand with bakery items; a Hospital Auxiliary snack bar with expanded selections; and an exhibition cooking station featuring dishes like stir-fry, Caesar salads, Cajun chicken, and heart-healthy cuisine.

Duke Hospital North Cafeteria (The Atrium) is located on the first floor across from the staff elevator lobby, the cafeteria is open 365 days a year. It has a Deli, Grill, Hot Entrees, Salad Bar, Pizza, Desserts, yogurt and some fresh fruit.

There's a Kroger's grocery store on Hillsborough Road, and a Whole Foods store adjacent to East Campus on Broad Street, for those who want to venture further.

A wide variety of cuisines is available in Durham. There are some great restaurants and bars on Ninth Street and along Main Street downtown. These two streets are easily accessible from East Campus, which is accessible by campus bus from West Campus.

Athletic Facilities

You will be allowed to access the Wilson Recreation Center’s gym and locker rooms for a small fee. The fee will be paid by the individual participant. It is located on West Campus, not far from the dorm. For summer hours see here.

Library Hours

See here

Health

In the event of a life-threatening emergency, participants should go directly to the Emergency Department (684-2413). If necessary, Duke Police (911 or 684-2444) will provide on-campus transportation to the Emergency Department. Please notify Angela Zemonek in such an emergency, or ask someone to do so on your behalf (919-931-3293 cell).

Banking

The Wachovia Branch at Duke is located on the first floor of the Clinic Bldg, a 5-10 minute walk from the Social Sciences Bldg. Wachovia also has an ATM in the basement of the student center (Bryan Center); other services available on that ATM are: VISA, MasterCard, Honor, PLUS, Cirrus, NYCE, Quest, Armed Forces Financial Network, and Maestro. Two other bank ATMs are available in the basement of the student center: SunTrust (VISA, MasterCard, PLUS, Cirrus, Discover/Novus, American Express, Quest, ATFN); and Bank of America (MasterCard, American Express, PLUS, Cirrus, Maestro, STAR, Discover, Quest).

Durham Events/Info

Calendar of events and information on things to do in the area, here.