U.S. Particle Accelerator School
U.S. Particle Accelerator School
Education in Beam Physics and Accelerator Technology

Summer 2017 USPAS Session

Sponsoring University:
Northern Illinois University
Location & Dates:
Lisle, Illinois
June 12-23, 2017
General Program Information

Computer Lab

Two-week full courses

Courses run in parallel so students may take one two-week full course OR two one-week half courses. The Accelerator Fundamentals course carries 3 undergraduate-level credits; each two-week course pair is eligible for 3 units of graduate-level credit; undergraduates taking a graduate-level course will earn undergraduate credit.

June 12-23, 2017

Students successfully completing one half course each week will earn 3 units of graduate credit from Northern Illinois University.

June 12-16, 2017

June 19-23, 2017

Participation is open to both U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. International participants not currently residing in the U.S. may apply to attend the program and may request financial sponsorship but they may not earn credit from Northern Illinois University. Note: International students requesting a scholarship who are NOT from U.S. visa-waiver countries must already be in possession of a visa that is valid for the entire period of the USPAS session. A copy of your visa must be faxed (630-840-8500) to the USPAS before the March 15 deadline date.

To be considered for financial support you must submit four documents: an application form; a cover letter explaining why the USPAS is important to your career and describing prior research experience, work with or as a user of particle accelerators; your CV; at least one letter of recommendation. USPAS scholarships are awarded without regard to race, gender or national origin. Consideration will be given to balancing class sizes.

The Registration Fee is $1,700.00 if your Application Form is received before March 15; after March 15 the fee is $1,800.00. The Registration Fee is $1,200.00 for participants attending only one week of the program. Please note: you do not have to pay the Registration Fee by March 15, you must send in an Application Form before March 15.

Hotel rooms will be available $112.00 plus tax (currently 11%) per night and a double room (shared by 2 people) will be $56.00 plus tax (currently 11%) per person per night. Sleeping rooms reserved via the link we email to you are also entitled to free wifi access and free parking. Rooms may be reserved at our rate 3 days before and after the School dates, based on hotel availability.

Application deadline: March 15, 2017