- Anyone who is interested! For liability reasons, we require attendees to be 18 years of age or older. There will be no exceptions to this policy.
- If you intend to stay on campus during the Institute, you should complete the Online Application ASAP. We will be making dorm/meal plan arrangements on a first-come, first-served basis based on when your Online Application is submitted. Priority housing arrangements will be made to the first 250 students who apply!
- No, but you should considering joining the Linguistic Society of America! It’s a great organization that keeps you in the loop about recent advances in linguistics as well as job/internship opportunities.
- Registration fees are $2200 for undergraduate and graduate students and $2600 for non-student affiliates. This covers all Institute programming, including all courses, events, Wednesday workshops, lectures, poster sessions, 3 Minute Thesis competition, social hours, and satellite conferences/symposia held on the weekends. It does not include housing, excursions, or food. Please note that student status will be subject to verification.
- To be eligible for the student rate ($2200), you need to be a registered student within 5 months of the Institute (before or after).
- If you’re officially enrolled in that course, then yes!
- No, you don’t have to pay during the Registration step, but we will be in contact about payment in late March/early April. You will need to pay these fees before you can enroll in classes.
- Yes. When you complete the online registration, you will be sent a confirmation email with your responses. If you wish to change any of them, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- We are excited for you to come! Please be aware that we will not be handling any visa requests. We recommend you apply for a tourist B-1 visa. If you need a letter of invitation for your application, notify us.
- Please see our cancellation policy here.
- Several LSA fellowships are available for the Institute, but the deadline to apply for these fellowships has passed (February 21, 2019). Please contact the LSA directly at email@example.com for more specific questions about the fellowship application process.
- Yes, some student fellowship applicants will be put on a waitlist. We anticipate that we’ll be able to award additional fellowships over time.
- If you have not received a fellowship or are still on the waitlist by May 24, you will need to decide if you would still like to attend the Institute. If so, you will need to pay registration fees. Otherwise, you will be dropped from your classes.
- Yes! We encourage all participants to submit a poster to share their work. This is also how many participants can get reimbursed at their home institution (e.g., travel funds). We will have details posted on the Poster site soon!
- For a full course load, we recommend taking 4 classes and no more.
- You will get a certificate of completion. One option is to make arrangements with faculty at your home institution to get independent study credits under a faculty adviser there.
- No, no classes will be held on July 4, 2019 because it is a national holiday.
- As the holiday lands on a Thursday, all courses scheduled for that Thursday will instead hold their classes at the regularly scheduled time on Wednesday (July 3) that week. (Note that there will not be any Wednesday workshops that week).
- Yes, but there will be a limited number of on-campus dorms available for students to share a double dorm room. Note that we are unable to accommodate partners and/or family.
- Be sure to indicate on the Online Application that you would like to apply for on-campus housing (see our Registration page for more details). Note that we will be making dorm/meal plan arrangements on a first-come, first-served basis based on when your Online Application is submitted. Priority housing arrangements will be made to the first 250 students who apply!
- Yes, a meal plan with 3 meals/day at the dining commons will be included in the overall cost of the dorms.
- Yes, but this is included in the overall price of your dorm! You’ll get 3 meals/day.
- Check-in is Saturday, June 22 at 4pm, and check-out is Saturday, July 20 at noon.
- Yes, participants will be able to purchase a meal plan through Student Housing.
- We are finalizing these details and hope to have a definitive answer by the end of March.
- Check out our Getting to Davis page for more information about other ways to get to Davis.
- All registered participants will have free access to the on-campus wireless internet and a UCD email account.
- Institute participants will have limited library privileges (e.g., access to online library materials, a limited number of books that can be checked out).
- If you are a UC student from a different UC campus, you are eligible for reciprocal care at the UC Davis Student Health Center (from the Health Center’s website: “The Student Health Centers (SHC) at each University of California campus gladly offers reciprocal access to SHC services to currently registered students from all other UC campuses under the same conditions that apply to its own students who are not enrolled in its campus Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP).”) Unfortunately, if you are not a registered UC student, you will not be eligible to use SHS services. However, there are several urgent cares and a hospital in Davis, and there are many more in neighboring communities like Sacramento. Please contact your insurance to see what will be covered.
- As a UC Davis affiliate, Institute participants are allowed to buy a one-month membership from Campus Recreation. Please contact them for details.
- Great, we’re excited you are bringing your family with you! Davis is very family-friendly. We have started a page here to provide resources for parents, and we will update this page periodically.
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