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

Summer 2018 USPAS Session

Sponsoring University:
Michigan State University
General Program Information
Location & Dates:
East Lansing, Michigan
June 4-15, 2018
Computer Lab Schedule

Two-week full courses

Courses run in parallel so students may take one two-week full course OR two one-week half courses to earn credit from Michigan State University. Enrolled students successfully completing one two-week course are eligible to earn 3 units of credit from Michigan State University.

June 4 - 15, 2018

Students must successfully complete one half course each week to be eligible for 3 units of graduate credit from Michigan State University.

June 4 - 8, 2018

June 11 - 15, 2018

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 Michigan State 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, 2018 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, 2018; 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 for $103.00 plus 13% tax per night for a single room and $51.50 per person plus13% tax per night for a double room (shared by 2 people). 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.

Scholarship Request / Reduced Registration Fee Deadline: March 15, 2018