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Attendee Logistics

Getting to Campus

Our Minneapolis address is:

2211 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454

Our Rochester address is:

810 3rd Ave SE, Rochester, MN  55904

View maps to both our Minneapolis and Rochester locations.

Check-in on the first day of the Minneapolis institute will be in the Hagfors Center lobby.  View our Minneapolis campus map.

Lodging in Minneapolis

We have worked to secure some blocks of rooms at local hotels close to Augsburg. You are responsible for all charges for hotel expenses.

Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis Downtown

1500 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-333-4646

  • $140 plus tax per night for a Standard Room. They also charge $22/night for parking.
  • Free internet access
  • Free shuttle to Augsburg

Book with the Augsburg University rate at Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis

Days Hotel on University

2407 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, 612-623-9303

  • $95 plus tax per night for a Standard Room
  • Free parking, breakfast and internet access
  • Free shuttle to Augsburg
  • We only have 15 rooms available at this rate (10 singles and 5 doubles)

**You must call the hotel and ask for the “Augsburg APSI rate” when booking

Hampton Inn and Suites Minneapolis University Area

2812 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, 612-259-8797

  • $149 plus tax per night for a Standard Room
  • Free parking, breakfast and internet access
  • Free shuttle to Augsburg
  • We only have 15 rooms available at this rate

Book with the Augsburg University APSI rate at Hampton Inn and Suites University

Lodging in rochester

We have worked to secure some blocks of rooms at local hotels close to Augsburg. You are responsible for all charges for hotel expenses.

Candlewood Suites

1640 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904, 507-361-6000

  • $115 plus tax per night for a 2 Queen Room
  • $120 plus tax per night for a 1 King Room
  • Free parking, breakfast and internet access
  • We only have 10 rooms available at this rate
  • CUT OFF DATE: Midnight on June 7, 2019 (if they have availability, they will try to accommodate after this date)

**You must call the hotel and ask for the “Augsburg APSI rate” when booking

Hampton Inn

1755 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904, 507-287-9050

  • $122 plus tax per night for a Standard Room
  • Free parking, breakfast and internet access
  • We only have 12 rooms available at this rate
  • CUT OFF DATE: Midnight on June 7, 2019

Book with the Augsburg University APSI rate at Hampton Inn

Home 2 Suites

831 16th Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902, 507-361-3600

  • $129 plus tax per night for a Standard Room
  • Free parking, breakfast and internet access
  • We only have 10 rooms available at this rate
  • CUT OFF DATE: Midnight on June 8, 2019

Book with the Augsburg University APSI rate at Home 2 Suites

Parking: Motorized Vehicle

Registered class participants will be able to download and print a parking permit. Permits are required 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. An email notification will be sent once the parking permit is available for download.

Please note: Street parking on-campus is a combination of Augsburg and City of Minneapolis controlled-streets. Green and white signs indicate City of Minneapolis parking. Please pay close attention to hour limits. City of Minneapolis patrols often and will ticket violators.

The parking permit is for Lot L only. Parking elsewhere may result in ticketing or towing. An exception may be made for those with a handicap placard, see the next section for details.

Parking for Limited Mobility

There are designated Handicap Parking Spaces on campus. A Handicap placard must be displayed, or Handicap plates must be on your vehicle to park in these spaces. It is also necessary to display your downloaded parking permit.

Parking: Bicycle

We welcome bicyclists.

Bicycles may only be parked and locked to official bicycle racks. Bicycles parked along fences, handrails, or signposts will be impounded. Unclaimed bicycles will be donated to local bicycle restoration organizations.

Please note, we will not be able to provide space within the building to store bicycles. Refer to the Bicycle Parking Map for spaces to secure your ride.

Light-Rail Commuters

Augsburg University is located near the Franklin Avenue stop on the Hiawatha Light Rail Line (METRO Blue Line).

Leave Light Rail at Franklin Avenue stop. Follow the street that loops around the buildings on the right, stay on that road and you will see the large intersection that needs to be crossed. Your goal is to navigate to 20th Avenue South which is the bridge that crosses over the Interstate. You will want to be on the right-hand side of the bridge.

Turn onto 8th Street at the Augsburg University sign/tennis courts. Proceed on 21st Avenue towards Riverside Avenue, Oren Gateway Center (OGC) will be on your right.

Check-In

Initial day check-in for all Minneapolis workshops will be in the lobby of the Hagfors Center. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. On subsequent days registrants should go directly to assigned rooms.

Room assignments are given upon check-in. A name tag and brochure featuring room assignments, campus map, and instructions to access wireless internet will be distributed.

All other materials will already be placed into assigned rooms.

Daily Schedule

Workshops run approximately 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day. Consultants may adjust times to meet the needs of the participants, typically that means it’s possible the day might extend a little longer the first three days in order to leave a little earlier on the last day of the Institute. Each workshop will be 30 classroom hours of instruction over 4 days. Attendees are encouraged to review the course syllabus for details.

Lunch & Snacks

Arrival: Coffee and water will be available in the morning upon check-in. Should you wish for additional beverages during the day, please bring them from home or bring change or credit card for the vending machines.

Lunch: Your workshop will be assigned a time for lunch each day, approx. 30 minutes. Lunch times will fall somewhere between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The meal will be a held in Augsburg’s Dining Center. There is a private area reserved exclusively for APSI attendees. Those needing or desiring a gluten-free option should select request upon workshop registration.

**Augsburg offers only Pepsi products in their vending machines. 

Credits & Times

Attendance for all 30 contact hours is required to receive a College Board certificate. Registration for the AP* Summer Institute implies agreement to attend all class sessions for the full meeting time.

Certificates

Certificates are issued on the last day of the Institute to participants who have attended all class meetings and have paid-in-full registrations. If you are unable to attend all contact hours of your course, your certificate will reflect the adjusted number of hours attended.  Each workshop has been approved for 3.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Clock hours are not academic credit.