Know Before You Register
What to Bring
Casual dress is appropriate for the entire institute, including shorts, t‐shirts and sandals. The average July 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.
Area restaurants do not require a coat or tie, though you may want to pack business casual attire for the dinner cruise. Remember to bring layers as it may be chilly in the evening, especially for the Dinner Cruise Thursday, July 30 on The Boston Harbor.
Each residence hall suite is equipped with a microwave and a refrigerator.
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
- 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
Drug Stores and shopping are located in nearby Kenmore Square and Fenway Park neighborhoods.
Arriving at Boston University
Residence Hall Check In
Residence Hall check in will take place from 12:00 pm-1:45 pm on Monday, July 27 at the front desk of your respective residence hall. Upon check in you will receive your room key and can drop off your luggage. Check out on Friday afternoon will be available until 2:00 pm. Please plan your travel appropriately; early check ins and late check outs will not be available.
If you purchased overnight parking, park in the loading zone outside your residence hall and run in to get your parking pass with your room key. More information about overnight and daily parking will be shared with you in advance of your arrival.
Institute Registration will run from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm on Monday, July 27.
The conference will begin at 2:15 pm in the School of Law located at 765 Commonwealth Ave. A light lunch will be provided at this time.
If you arrive after 2:15 pm, please check into the residence halls and proceed to the School of Law to pick up your conference material and join the institute sessions in progress.
Internet access will be available in the residence halls and meeting rooms. Laptops, tablets, and smartphones are welcome onsite for your personal and professional use but are not required. Attendees will receive a prompt to sign in to the Wi-Fi before the institute begins.
Institute attendees will receive a prepaid meal card when they check in at registration. Please use this card for your lunches. If this card is lost or you use the total amount provided before Thursday, July 30th, you will be responsible for payment for your lunch. Please return card to CASE at the end of the institute. Any attendees who do not return their cards will be assessed a fee.
Breakfast, snacks and coffee breaks will be available throughout the institute. Dinner will be on your own Wednesday evening.
Highlights and Networking Events
There will be numerous opportunities for you to network with your peers during group meetings, meals and breaks.
Contact your program manager, Jenn Bachner, at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.