2013 AAUP-CBC Summer Institute

University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
July 25-28

When you arrive:

Registration: The registration desk can be found on the patio of McMahon Hall. Registration will be open Wednesday from 3:00pm until 7:00pm, and Thursday from 8:00am until 6:00pm. If you will be arriving after 6:00pm on Thursday, please contact Mary Kinnison to schedule a time to pick-up your registration packet.

Checking into the dorms, dorm rules: Dorm check-in is open 24 hours a day at McMahon Hall (354450 Whitman Court Seattle, WA 98195).  At check-in, you will receive your dorm key and meal card. Please be advised that the University will charge you a $100 replacement fee for lost keys or lost cards. Meal cards for commuter attendees will be included with your registration materials at the Summer Institute registration desk.

Registration is now closed.

Faculty and academic workers of all kinds face daunting challenges in an era of corporate power in higher education. Now more than ever, it is time to come together in defense of academic principles. The AAUP-CBC Summer Institute is the premier resource for organizing a collective voice on your campus. Whether you are a tenure-track or non-tenure-track faculty member, a part-time faculty member, a graduate student, or an academic professional, the Summer Institute offers you the skills you need to protect higher education’s mission. Our intensive, four-day series of workshops and seminars will prepare you to organize your colleagues, stand up for academic freedom, and advocate for research and teaching as the core priority of higher education.

Shuttle schedule (from the Westin to the UW Campus):

Thursday pick up will be at 1:00 PM at the Westin

Friday AM pick up will be at 8:00 AM at the Westin
Friday PM pick up will be at 5:00 PM at McMahon Hall

Saturday is currently 8 AM at the Westin
Saturday PM pick up will be at 5:00 PM at McMahon Hall

Sunday pick up will be 8:00 AM at the Westin

Note: you may wish to take a taxi from King Street Station to the residence halls and check-in location. Here is the address:

McMahon Hall
354450 Whitman Court
Seattle, WA 98195

The 2013 Summer Institute includes workshops on:

  • organizing your colleagues
  • organizing new collective bargaining chapters
  • strengthening shared governance and academic freedom protections on campus
  • analyzing institutions’ audited financial statements
  • bargaining and administering contracts
  • building active, influential chapters and state conferences
  • creating successful contract campaigns
  • addressing Sexual Assault on Campus through Policy and Procedures
  • using communications to mobilize your members
  • protecting intellectual property and evaluating on-line education
  • building diversity in AAUP leadership
  • developing key contract language
  • building coalitions on campus
  • planning creative mass actions in support of your issues, and more.

Download the full program here

Registration Type Early Registration Rate (until June 1) Regular Registration Rate (until July 1)
AAUP Member $525 $550
Commuter, AAUP Member $400 $425
Non-AAUP Member $675 $700
Commuter, Non-AAUP Member $600 $625
Campus Guest $350 $350
Commuter Guest price according to selected activities price according to selected activities

AAUP Member – You are an AAUP member staying in a residence hall

AAUP Member, Commuter  – You are an AAUP member staying somewhere besides the residence hall on campus (this category includes attendees who choose to stay in a hotel)

Non-AAUP Member – You currently are not a dues-paying member of the AAUP staying in the residence hall on campus

Commuter, Non-AAUP Member – You currently are not a dues-paying member of the AAUP who will stay somewhere besides the residence hall on campus (this category includes attendees who choose to stay in a hotel)

*Campus Guest – A guest who shares a room with another attendee (such as a spouse or partner)

*Commuter Guest  – A guest who stays off campus but may opt to participate in some meals and activities (but not workshops)

*Individuals registered as guests to the Summer Institute are not permitted to attend seminars or workshops.

All registration fees are due at the time of registration. If you select “check” as your method of payment, please make it payable to the AAUP  and mail it to the National Office within five (5) days of your registration day:  AAUP, Attn: SI, 1133 19th St., NW - Suite 200, Washington, DC  20036. Your early payments make our record-keeping much easier. All fees must be paid or you will not be permitted to check in.

If you are being sponsored by a chapter or conference, please have the chapter/conference president or executive director forward a letter to the National Office on chapter/conference letterhead stating that your registration is being covered by the chapter/conference. Send these letters to Christopher Simeone by email, postal mail, or fax—email:  csimeone@aaup.org ; fax: (202) 737-5526; mail:  AAUP, Attn: C. Simeone, 1133 19th St., NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC  20036. We ask that all outstanding Summer Institute balances be paid by Friday, July 12, 2013.

What Does Registration Cover?

Your registration fee covers:

-all workshop materials
-three nights in a single-occupancy room in a residence hall on campus
-breakfast on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
-lunch on Friday and Saturday
-opening reception on Thursday evening (hors d’oeuvres)

What is Not Included in My Registration Fee?

-dinner on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
-optional activities (see below)
-additional nights in the residence hall
-hotel costs

Cancellation and Substitution:

We’re sorry you can’t make it! All cancellations and substitutions should be submitted in writing or (202) 737-5526 (fax) as soon as possible. Cancellations received prior to Monday, July 8, 2013 will be eligible for a refund minus the $35 processing fee. For all cancellations received after July 8, we will not be able to refund your registration fees.

All substitutions should be submitted in writing to Christopher Simeone before Monday, July 8, 2013. We will be unable to substitute attendees after this date.

Optional activities:

For an additional fee, you can participate in optional excursions that we’ve planned for our Summer Institute attendees.

Friday—a group outing to a Seattle Mariners baseball game (vs. Minnesota Twins): $55

Saturday—a cruise to Tillicum Village for a Salmon Bake: $90

University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
Date & Time: 
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 12:00am to Sunday, July 28, 2013 - 12:00am

Event Category:

All Day: