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Summer Institute

2006 Sister Dale Brown WASFAA Summer Institute

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General Information

Ground Transportation
If you are flying, the closest airport is the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). From there, you may catch the airport shuttle to UCLA. Please call the day prior to reserve a spot.

Super Shuttle: (310) 782-6600 approximately $15 one way
Prime Time: (800) 262-7433 approximately $14 one way

If you are driving, here are the directions to UCLA.

  • North Bound
    Take the 405 FWY to Wilshire Blvd. East
    Travel east three blocks to Westwood Blvd.
    Turn left on Westwood Blvd.
    Turn right on Le Conte to Hilgard Avenue
    Turn left on Hilgard to Westholmes Avenue and make a left.
    Proceed to Parking and Information Booth

  • South Bound
    Take 405 FWY to Sunset East
    Take Sunset east to Hilgard Avenue and make a right turn
    Take Hilgard Avenue to Westholmes and make a right
    Proceed to Parking and Information Booth

  • Parking: $8 per day
    Parking permits are required at all times for the vehicles parked on campus (including weekends). Permit must be purchased 15 days in advance prior to June 24, 2006.

Registration will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the Sunset Village lobby area.

Resident Lodging
  • You will be staying at the Sunset Village Residence Hall.
  • You will be provided with a blanket, pillow, hangers, bed linens and towels.
  • Each room has its own private bathroom. Please bring your own soap, shampoo and maybe your favorite LARGE bath towel.
  • Also, please bring a small alarm clock; and, if you are rooming with someone, a small reading light.
  • Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.
  • Late check-out is available upon request.

Residential guests have complimentary access to UCLA’s Olympic-quality recreational facilities during their stay. Guests can enjoy tennis, racquetball, basketball, and workout facilities at the John Wooden Center or swim and sunbathe at the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. Both facilities are a short walk from the residential facilities.

Telephone/In Room Internet Access
Each sleeping room is equipped with a telephone that allows complimentary access to UCLA campus extensions. To make local and long distance calls, guests must use a prepaid telephone calling card. Phone cards are available for sale at the front desk.

Guests who bring their own computer/laptop can access the Internet directly via the Ethernet port in their sleeping rooms. In order to access the Internet, guests must have the Ethernet card on their computer software. If guests do not have their own Ethernet card, they can purchase one through Covel Business Center located directly across from Sunset Village.

For residents, all meals are included with your fee.

Prices for advance purchase commuter meal tickets are as follows:

 Breakfast: $10.00
 Lunch: $12.00
 Dinner: $14.00

Please dress comfortably. It gets warm in Los Angeles, and we want you to be as as comfortable as you can be. Nights can be chilly, so please plan to bring a light jacket or a sweater.

There will be a “Themed Shirt Days” and the schedule is below. This is NOT mandatory, but can be lots of fun.

 Sunday: no theme
 Monday: Summer Institute T-Shirt
 Tuesday: College Day (wear something from your institution)
 Wednesday: Any WASFAA or State Association Shirt
 Thursday: Hawaiian Shirt Day
 Friday: Fun Shirt of Your Choice

Local Attractions, Shopping, and Entertainment
As a conference attendee you will find a wide variety of things to do and see, right on campus! Popular attractions at UCLA include the Fowler Museum, the UCLA Hammer Museum, the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, and the Mathias Botanical Garden. And the UCLA Store is an excellent place to find almost any souvenir or gift. Westwood Village, with its unique shops, excellent bars, restaurants, and movie theaters is just a short walk from the campus.

Questions regarding the 2006 Sister Dale Brown WASFAA Summer Institute can also be directed to Andy Promsiri, UCLA Financial Aid Office, at (310) 825-4595.

Conference Location
Click HERE for a pdf map of the campus.

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