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

Winter 2019 USPAS Session

Northern Illinois University and UT-Battelle
Location & Dates:
Knoxville, Tennessee
January 21 - February 1, 2019

General Information

Computer Lab Schedule

Housing and Registration deadline is Dec. 3, 2018

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 from Northern Illinois University.

January 21 - February 1, 2019

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

January 21 - 25, 2019

January 28 - February 1, 2019

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 September 14, 2018.

The Registration Fee is $1,700.00 if your Application Form is received before September 14, 2018; after September 14, 2018 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 September 14, 2018, you must send in an Application Form before September 14, 2018.

Single hotel rooms are available for $97.00 plus 17.25% tax per night and a double hotel room (shared by 2 people) will be $48.50 plus 17.25% tax per person per night. Rooms may be reserved at our rate 3 days before and after the program dates, based on hotel availability.

Application deadline for scholarship requests and our lower registration fee: September 14, 2018