Conferences & Training
Know Before You Register - Summer Institute in Alumni Relations

Please read the following information as you begin to prepare for the Summer Institute.

Registration and What's Included

The institute registration fee includes:

  • Institute program
  • Attendee pack, including program journal, tote and water bottle
  • Accommodations in on-campus residence halls 
  • Breakfast and lunch each day
  • Welcome Reception and Closing Dinner

Contact CASE Member Support at 202-328-2273 with questions.

Back to School

Summer Institute participants commonly report that meeting on a college campus and staying in residence halls adds immensely to the experience. That said, it is important to note that the services and amenities provided differ significantly from those normally offered by hotels. You will receive a suggested list of what to bring with you prior to your arrival.

Internet Access

Internet access will be available in the residence halls and meeting rooms. Laptops, tablets and smartphones are welcome on site for your personal and professional use but are not required. Attendees will receive a Wi-Fi code when they check in at the residence halls.

Residence Hall Accommodations

Residence hall life is an integral part of the CASE Summer Institute experience. To collaborate and network with your colleagues, CASE strongly recommends staying on campus in order to get the most of your time at the institute.

A four-night stay in the on campus residence halls is included in your conference registration. Accommodations include a private room in an air-conditioned four bedroom, two bathroom suite. Rooming assignments will be made closer to the institute, but you can take a video tour of our two residence halls, 10 Buick Street and 33 Harry Agganis Way to get a picture of what your summer institute home away from home will be like. Please indicate when you register if you require any accommodations due to special circumstances or medical issues.

The residence halls will NOT be available before NOON on Day 1 or after 2:00 PM on Day 5. If you plan on arriving earlier or later, you are responsible for arranging your own accommodations.

You will receive a suggested list of what to bring with you prior to your arrival, but many amenities are included, such as linens, towels, a refrigerator and a microwave.

What to Bring

Attire: Casual dress is appropriate for the entire institute, including shorts, t‐shirts and sandals. The average July high temperature is 85° F and low is 65° F, so please pack accordingly. Note that meeting rooms and residence halls may be chillier than expected, so it is recommended you bring a sweater or a jacket for the day and warm pajamas for evening.

Recommended items for those staying in the residence halls. These are suggested items to ensure your personal comfort.

  • ALL personal toiletries, including soap and shampoo
  • Bath towels/bathrobe. Although a towel is provided in your room, you may want your own full-size towel.
  • Additional hand soap
  • Hair dryer
  • Additional linens for twin bed and extra pillow
  • Although sheets, blanket, and pillow are provided, you may want to bring your own to ensure your personal comfort.
  • Additional blanket
  • Warm pajamas
  • Sweater
  • Rain gear and/or umbrella (walking is required rain or shine)
  • Comfortable shoes or sneakers
  • Cool and casual/semi‐casual clothing
  • Shower shoes (You may be sharing a shower with another attendee)
  • Laptop and tablet (not required)
  • Chargers for your electronic devices


Guest Policy

Due to liability limitations, non-conference attendees are not permitted to stay in the residence halls. If you must bring additional guests with you, it is recommended that you stay off site. Please notify CASE staff in advance if you do not plan on staying in the residence halls.


Additional Questions

To register, request a registration receipt, request special accommodations or needs, or sign up for a specific workshop or track, contact CASE Member Support at +1-202-328-CASE [2273].