Frequently Asked Questions
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- How much is conference registration?
Registration cost is on the registration page.
- Are meals included?
Yes. On Day 1 and Day 2 hot, gourmet breakfast, lunch and afternoon refreshment break is included. On Day3, gourmet breakfast is included.
- Do you have group discounts?
Yes. Get more out of your professional development by attending with your co-workers. Groups of three or more attendees receive $100 off regular three-day conference registration for each attendee. Groups can register online or download the mail-in PDF registration form under the “Group Discount” section on the registration page. Group discounts do not combine with other offers.
- How do I cancel?
Cancellations are accepted before November 1, 2016. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made after midnight PT on November 1, 2016. Substitutions can be made up to 10 days before the start of the conference. To cancel a registration or request a substitution, email email@example.com with the word “Cancellation” or “Substitution” in the subject line.
- Do you expect to sell out?
- Yes. Based on attendance history we expect to conference to sell out in early January.
- When is the last day I can register?
Registration is open until 10 before the conference begins.
- Are there discounts available?
There are group discounts (see above) and special offers are often emailed while registration is open. To be included in the mailing list, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Discounts and special offers do not combine.
- What if I have food allergies or dietary requests?
Email email email@example.com and we will work with event catering to meet your needs to the best of our ability. All health information is confidential and will only be shared with event staff responsible for food functions.
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- Where is the conference taking place?
Treasure Island Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas, NV. The conference is on the second-floor conference area at the Treasure Island.
- What hotel should I stay at?
Treasure Island Resort.
- Is there a conference hotel room rate?
Yes. Visit the Hotel and Travel page for rate information.
- Do you have any airline discounts?
No. We suggest booking your airfare through Travelocity or a similar travel site for the best rates. Your organization may also have discount programs with major airlines.
- How do I get from the Las Vegas airport to Treasure Island hotel?
By shuttle. There are 24-hour shuttles from McCarran International Airport to Treasure Island. Average cost is $9 one way or $15 round trip. Shuttles are located outside of baggage claim. Follow the signs.
By taxi. Taxis are available 24 hours at the taxi stand outside of baggage claim. Average fare to Treasure Island is $27. All taxis use meters. The trip in light traffic is about 10 minutes. Please allow extra time when leaving for the airport because slow traffic along the Strip is common.
By Uber or Lyft. Uber and Lyft service runs throughout Las Vegas and to and from the airport 24 hours a day. At the airport, follow the “Rideshare” signs to the pickup locations for Terminal 1 or Terminal 3.
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- Where do I pick up my conference badge?
You can pick up your badge and conference handbook at the Registration Desk any time during Registration Desk hours.
- Do I have to sign up for sessions?
No. Registered participants can attend any regular session listed in the conference schedule provided there is seating available.
- Can I get a Certificate of Completion?
Yes. Attendees can request a Certificate of Completion (example). Email firstname.lastname@example.org for a certificate or ask a staff member at the registration desk.
- What is the dress code?
Comfortable business-casual attire is recommended.
- What is Las Vegas weather like in February?
The average high temperature in Las Vegas during the conference is 68 degrees Fahrenheit. We recommend you bring a jacket, because it can get cool in the evenings.
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- How many people attend?
120 people are expected at the conference.
- What universities attend?
Attendees and speakers come from Division I universities to liberal arts colleges. Some past attendees include: MIT, Boston University, Caltech, Loyola, Tulane, Georgia State, Iowa State, Amherst College, Miami University, Virgina State, DePaul, Wesleyan, University of San Francisco, University of Hawaii, Texas A&M, University of California, California State University, California Poly, and DeVry Educational Group.
- What college administrative departments attend?
University police, emergency management, risk management, general counsel, communications, student-wellness, information-technology and administrators make up the majority of attendees. University general counsel and information technology administrators also attend.
- What government or law enforcement agencies attend?
FBI, FEMA, Department of Justice, Department of Education and state emergency management officials attend.
- What is the agenda?
The agenda is to improve student safety by providing a venue for campus police, emergency management and student-wellness administrators to gather and share knowledge. The agenda features speakers from colleges and universities from around the nation.
- How long has Safe Campus been happening?
Safe Campus was founded in 2012 to improve the safety of America’s students in response to the increasing number of campus shootings and other violent crime.