The CEAE Visitation Day will be held in the Engineering Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder (see the Contact Us link for maps).
Events on Visitation Day include program and faculty introductions, lab tours, a seminar, CEAE Graduate Program overview, and meetings with faculty and graduate students.
Friday, March 2 – Activities will be in the Engineering Center and the Discovery Learning Center (DLC)
|8:45||Central sign-in and bagels and coffee in DLC|
|9:00-9:45||General welcome – DLC
Break into program groups (Environmental – ENV, Geotechnical – GT, Water Resources – WR, Building Systems – BS, Construction Engineering and Management – CEM, Structures – STR, Civil Systems – CS)
|1:00 – 2:00||Seminar speaker|
|2:00 – 3:00||Campus Tour (Paul Chinowsky, Amy Javernick-Will, John McCartney, Matthew Hallowell, and graduate students)|
|3:00 – 4:00||Poster Session in ECCE 1B41, 1B47, and 1B52 and Meetings with Individual Faculty and Current Graduate Students|
Saturday, March 3 – Free day to explore Boulder
All newly admitted graduate students in civil engineering may participate in the CEAE Visitation Day. Registration is required. Confirm your participation with Pamela Halstead Williamson, the CEAE graduate program coordinator, before February 27, 2012 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Faculty on the CEAE Graduate Committee are your first point of contact for information and scheduling for Visitation Day. Faculty, and their specialty areas, are listed below.
|Building Systems Engineering||Prof. Moncef Krartiemail@example.com|
|Civil Systems||Prof. Paul Chinowslyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Construction Engineering and Management||Prof. Amy Javernick-Willemail@example.com|
|Environmental||Prof. R. Scott Summersfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Geotechnical Engineering and Geomechanics, Geoenvironmental||Prof. John McCartneyemail@example.com|
|Hydrology, Water Resources & Environmental Fluid Mechanics||Prof. John Crimaldifirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Structural Engineering and Structural Mechanics||Prof. Franck Verneryemail@example.com|
|Graduate Program Coordinator||Pamela Halstead Williamsonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Lodging near the CU Engineering Center is available at the Best Western Boulder Inn and Boulder Outlook Hotel & Suites. They are located at the east edge of campus along the 28th Street Frontage Road and are in walking distance to the Engineering Center. There are also other hotels available near the University.
Boulder Outlook Hotel & Suites http://www.boulderoutlook.com/
$74 – $104
800 28th Street
Boulder, CO 80303
Toll Free Reservations: 800-542-0304
Code: Civil Engineering Group
Best Western Boulder Inn CU http://boulderinn.com/
$82 (must make reservations 14 days in advance to guarantee rate)
770 28th Street
Boulder, CO 80303
Toll Free Reservations: 800-233-8469
Code: Civil Engineering
Complimentary hot breakfast served 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM – Includes: scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, juices, 3 cereals, English muffins, bagels, doughnuts, assorted fresh fruit, and coffee.
Millennium Harvest House Boulder CU http://www.millenniumhotels.com/millenniumboulder/index.html
1325 Twenty-Eighth Street
Boulder, CO 80302
Toll Free Reservations: 800-545-6285
The CU Engineering Center is on the east side of campus at the intersection of Colorado Avenue and Regent Drive. Please visit the Contact Us link on the menu above for maps of the campus and engineering center.
On Foot: From Outlook & Best Western, cross under US 36 using the culvert passway at Aurora Avenue. Aurora is just north of the inns. From New West Inn, use the culvert at College Avenue. Or from all three motels follow 28th St. Frontage Road and cross US 36 at Colorado Avenue (left).
By Car: A Visitor Parking lot is located south and east of the Engineering Center.
Air travelers will fly to Denver International Airport (DIA), and use ground transportation to continue to Boulder. DIA information is available at www.flydenver.com. Options for ground transportation from DIA are:
RTD Bus: Use the AB Boulder/DIA route. Fare is $12.00 one way (exact change). Buses leave from the west (first) and east (2nd) side of the DIA terminal. The last bus leaves DIA at 11:25 PM (east side). In Boulder, the bus travels along Broadway. In Boulder, exit the bus at 16th Street/Regent, University of Colorado. Heading east, follow Regent Dr. to reach the Engineering Center and motels. The longer, but more clear route to the motels is to take Regent Dr. to Colorado (turn right), cross over the highway (US 36 and 28th St.) and immediately turn right on 28th St. Frontage Road.
Van Service: The Super Shuttle http://www.supershuttle.com/
(Advance reservation required, $25 each way/$50 round trip)
Car: Take Pena Boulevard south to I-70. Travel west on I-70 to I-270. Take I-270 and follow signs for Boulder via US 36.
To Reach CU Campus: As you arrive in Boulder, the first traffic signal on US 36 is at Colorado Avenue. At this intersection, turn left to enter campus. Go left again at the next light. This is 26th St – Regent Drive. Ahead on the left is the visitor parking lot.
To Reach Boulder Inn & Outlook Hotels: In Boulder, take the exit for Baseline Road. There is a light at the intersection, go straight through. Keep right for the ramp to Frontage Road. At the stop sign, bear left and continue on the Frontage Road for Best Western Boulder Inn and Outlook Inns.
To Reach Millennium Harvest Hotel: In Boulder, stay on Highway 36-28th Street. After the first intersection at Colorado Ave, go straight and turn left after Taft Drive. The hotel is before the next intersection 28th St & Arapahoe Ave.
Rental Car Agencies Located at the Denver International Airport