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STUDY ABROAD FAIR

For exhibitors and program leaders only:

Welcome to the annual Study Abroad Fair at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The 2012 fair will take place on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Goshen Lounge area of the Morris University Center.

To participate in the fair, advance registration is required. Current SIUE faculty program leaders, plus representatives from SIUE approved programs and exchange partner institutions received electronic invitations in August. The deadline to reserve space is October 1, 2012. Please contact Julie Beall-Marshall jbeall@siue.edu with questions about participating in the fair. Please note the fair is NOT open to outside vendors or institutions not affiliated with current SIUE International Programs programming.

Schedule

9:30 am to 10:00 am Set-up

10:00 am to 2:00 pm Fair in Session

11:00 am - 1:00 pm Live music

12:00 pm Cake and punch served

Check-in procedures

Program leaders and other exhibitors may arrive to the Goshen Lounge and begin set up at 9:30 am. Office of International Programs staff will be available direct you to your assigned table.

Be sure to bring photos, artifacts, syllabi... anything to make your table attractive to students. For ideas on how to create an original and effective display, see " Ideas for Creating an Original and Effective Study Abroad Fair Display" (PDF).

6 ft tables will be provided with two chairs. Wireless network access is available. Be sure to bring an extension cord if you will need to access an electrical outlet from your table.

Parking

Parking is available for visitors to the SIUE campus in Visitor Lot B, adjacent to the Morris University Center and Student Success Center.

A campus map can be found at http://www.siue.edu/maps/map_campuscore.pdf. The fair will be in the Morris University Center (MUC) building

A regional map can be found at http://www.siue.edu/maps/map_regional.pdf.

Accomodations

For our visitors from off-campus who need overnight accommodations, we have prepared the following list of local hotels. (Individuals are responsible to pay their own room, tax and incidentals.)

Country Hearth Inn and Suites (618) 656-7829
Call to make your reservation and ask for the "SIUE Rate" - the discounted rate is $89.96 + tax (they will not apply this discount if you make your reservation online)

Hampton Inn Glen Carbon
5723 Heritage Crossing Drive
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
(618) 589-5000 - Offers special "SIUE Rate" of $89.00 + tax. Call to make your reservation and tell them you will be doing business at SIUE and would like the special SIUE rate.


Questions about the Study Abroad Fair? Contact Julie Beall-Marshall at jbeall@siue.edu.