Hotel$300 Boston Park Plaza4 nights, quad occupancy 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street Boston, MA 02116-3912 (617) 426-2000
PRSSA members prepay $310 CICC scholarship provides $0-$100 reimbursement
jetBlue LGB-BOS nonstop 9:00 PM – 5:27 AM $412 (Overnight Flight leaving Thursday) American LAX-BOS nonstop 11:54 PM – 8:23 AM $377 (Overnight Flight leaving Thursday)
Western District Mixer $20*
*All CSUF PRSSA members are required to attend this event
Uber XL 4 to a vehicle $15*
*Uber prices may vary.
Misc. (Food, entertainment, etc). TBD
Total estimate: $1054*
Space is limited and only reserved on a first-come basis with a deposit: $300
The down payment reserves your spot and covers your hotel fees.
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* Estimate based on Google Flights published fares on May 3, 2017 Down payments are refundable IF all spots are filled and there is a waitlist.
Recommended Payment Plan
We recommend these months for payments.
May/June/July - Place your Down Payment
June/July/August - Purchase your flight or purchase your registration or both
July/August/September - Purchase Registration* or purchase your flight or both
*Registration is only available to those who place a down payment
How many days does the conference last? This year’s conference is from Friday, October 6 through Tuesday, October 10, 2017.
What are the requirements needed to attend? CSUF PRSSA expects professionalism from the attendees. Attendees represent the entire university and is expected to be on their best behavior at the conference location.
What kind of attire do we wear? Business Professional / Business Casual
Do we get to choose who we room with during the conference? The President does take into consideration your request to room with certain people.
Do we need to take the same flight as everyone? You are not required to take the same flight as everyone. Typically, attendees do travel together to save on the cost of transportation. Attendees that travel together build a more fun experience traveling also.
Are meals provided? Light meals will be provided on certain days. Please refer to the National Conference website for more details. CSUF PRSSA will also look into this.
How many roommates will we have? There is four to a room.
Are flights booked indivudally or by CSUF PRSSA? Flights are booked individually. We post recommended flights that the executive board will be taking for those who want to travel with us.
What happens if I have class? Notifying your professors in early in the semester is a great way to keep them informed. Our faculty adviser also writes a letter to any student that needs an absence request. This absence request does not give you any deadline extensions. It notifies your professors that you will be going on an academic trip for career advancement.
What is the max number of CSUF PRSSA members that can go? Will there be a waitlist? We are capped at bringing 30 CSUF PRSSA members to National Conference. There will be a waitlist. If you place a down payment to go to National Conference, you receive a membership discount of $65/year.
Will PRSSA and PRSA be in the same hotel? PRSSA and PRSA will not be in the same hotel this year.
Does CSUF provide a scholarship? CSUF PRSSA pitches to CICC for funds to reimburse $0-$100 of the registration for members. This reimbursement does not come through until AFTER the conference.
Do you have to attend all the panels? You are not required to attend all the panels, but there will be sessions that we require attendance.
Can we stay after the conference and extend our stay? You are more than welcome to stay after the conference. CSUF PRSSA is not liable for you after October 10, 2017.