Conference

2016 Annual State Conference

Conference Details:

$130 Early Bird Registration for Members through 2/5/2016
$150 Registration for Members, 2/6/2016- 2/19/2016 (after 2/19/2016 payment & registration must be done onsite)
$100 for Students
$225 for Pre-Conference Workshops

Travel Grant information here.

Florida State University
600 W. College Avenue
Tallahassee, FL  32306

Thursday, February 25, 2016

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. NAFSA Preconference Workshops

  • F-1 Student Advising for Beginners
    Trainers:  Jenifer Ruby (Rollins College), Edyta Klimczak (Florida Atlantic University), and Jamie Sanchez (Valencia College)
  • F-1 Student Advising:  Intermediate
    Trainers:  Dr. Ana Sippin (Florida International University), Rachel Errington (University of West Florida), Debra Anderson (University of Florida), and Martine Angrand (University of Florida)

*J-1 Advising for Beginners was cancelled due to low attendance.

1 p.m. Tour of State Capitol (tentative)
6 p.m. FAIE Conference Reception – FSU Center for Global Engagement

Friday, February 26, 2016

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. FAIE Conference – Oglesby Union
The Friday conference is held at the Student Services Building (it’s a part of the union, but not physically in the union). Map is here.

Printer Friendly Conference Map

Also, parking for the conference is located here.

Directions to The Florida State University Campus

The Florida State University campus is located on US Highway 90 (Tennessee Street) west of the intersection of US Highway 27 (Monroe Street). The Oglesby Student Union (the conference is held in a different building, Student Services Building, or SSB), where the majority of orientation programs are held, is located at the corner of Tennessee Street and Woodward Avenue. Directly across from the Union on Woodward Avenue, is the Call Street parking garage. This garage is reserved for the FAIE conference parking  (review FSU Parking Policies at the bottom of this page). Directions to Woodward Avenue are indicated below:

Traveling West on Interstate 10:
Take Exit #209A and yield left onto US Highway 90 (Mahan Drive which will become Tennessee Street). Continuing driving west about 9 miles on US Highway 90 (now Tennessee Street) and turn left at the Woodward Avenue intersection. The Oglesby Student Union will be on your left and the parking garage is to your right.

Traveling East on Interstate 10:
Take Exit #192 and yield right onto US Highway 90 (Tennessee Street). Continue driving east for approximately 7.4 miles. Turn right at the Woodward Avenue intersection. The Oglesby Student Union will be on your left and the parking garage is to your right.

Traveling South on Highway 319/61 (Thomasville Road):
After you cross Interstate 10, stay on Thomasville Road (SR 61) for about 4 miles until it merges into Monroe Street (US Highway 27). Continue south for about 3 blocks to the Tennessee Street intersection. Take a right onto Tennessee Street and drive 8 blocks west until you reach the Woodward Avenue intersection. Take a left onto Woodward Avenue. The Oglesby Student Union will be on your left and the parking garage is to your right.

Traveling West on Apalachee Parkway:
Apalachee Parkway ends at the Capitol Building. The Parkway intersects with Monroe Street. Turn right onto Monroe Street (US Highway 27) and drive 5 blocks until the street intersects with Tennessee Street (US Highway 90). Turn left onto Tennessee Street and drive 8 blocks. Turn left at the Woodward Avenue intersection. The Oglesby Student Union will be on your left and the parking garage is to your right.

Traveling South on US Highway 27 (North Monroe Street):
About 4 miles from Interstate 10, Monroe Street intersects with Tennessee Street (US Highway 90). Turn right onto Tennessee Street and drive 8 blocks. Turn left at the Woodward Avenue intersection. The Oglesby Student Union will be on your left and the parking garage is to your right.

Directions to the Center for Global Engagement (after you parked on campus)

110 South Woodward Ave

Contact telephone number (Receptionist) (850) 644-1702

If you are walking from the parking garage:
Continue walking downhill on Woodward Ave (pedestrian road only), you will pass the Integration Statue and see Starbucks on your right. Continue down to Woodward Avenue and follow the sidewalk and the Center for Global Engagement will be on your right.

Directions to the Student Services Building (after you parked on campus)

874 Traditions Way
108 Student Services Building

Contact telephone number (Receptionist) (850) 645 2127

If you are walking from the parking garage:
Continue walking downhill on Woodward Ave (pedestrian road only), you will pass the Integration Statue and see Starbucks on your right. Continue down to Woodward Avenue and follow the sidewalk and the Student Services Building will be located at the corner of Traditions Way and Woodward Avenue on the left.
Florida State University Parking Policies to Consider:

  1. Only park in the designated FAIE parking spot (in the garage across from the Union)
  2. Additional paid parking is available in visitor lots and metered spaces on the FSU Campus.
    3. DO NOT park in Faculty/Staff parking (denoted by “R” signage or red painted stall line).
    4. Do NOT park in firelanes, reserved spaces, service areas, non-designated areas (yellow curbs, access lanes, lawns, landscape or sidewalks).
    5. Vehicles parked in violation of University parking rules will be cited. If you receive a citation and would like to appeal the violation, please include your permit with your appeal so that Parking & Transportation Services will know you were attending Orientation.

 

Need Access to the Internet While at FSU?

FSUGuest is the university’s guest Wi-Fi network. Visitors to Florida State University can connect to FSUGuest to access free, public Wi-Fi while on Florida State University’s main campus. To connect, visitors simply choose FSUGUest from the list of available networks, open a Web browser, click the Guest Registration button, and they are directed to a guest registration page. Upon registration, guest Wi-Fi is available immediately, and access is valid for one day. Guests can access Wi-Fi on multiple devices, and there is no limit to the number of times a visitor can register. FSUGuest is a local area network, and connectivity is available in many classrooms, conference rooms, auditoriums and other public areas on the main campus

Conference Hotel Information:

aloft Tallahassee Downtown
200 North Monroe
Tallahassee, FL 32301
850-513-0316
Special FAIE rate code:  SMERF
Rate of $174.00 per night available Wednesday, February 24, 2016 – Friday, February 25, 2016.  Reservations must be received by February 3, 2016 to be eligible for discount.

Make reservation online here.

Free shuttle service to Florida State University is available 7 a.m. – 11 am. and 5 p.m. – 9 p.m

Sponsorship Form:

Access the form here.

You Made a World of Difference:

Details on award nominations available here.