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Arrival/Departure Information

ARRIVAL/CHECK-IN ON JULY 9th

All students will need to check-in at the Heritage Center Residence Halls on July 9th anytime between 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Students wishing to park their vehicle on campus will be required to purchase a parking permit from the University of Utah, utilizing their online parking permit system available by clicking here. Parking on campus is not managed by the BFI and the BFI can assume no responsibility for tickets or damages incurred while parking on campus.

Dinner will begin at 5:00 pm, directly followed by a mandatory camp orientation and activities at 6:30 pm.

PLEASE NOTE: All students must attend mandatory camp orientation at 6:30 pm.

* If you need to make special early or late check-in arrangements, please contact Robyn Moreno.

DEPARTURE/CHECK-OUT ON JULY 23rd (or 16th)

One-week students will check out on the morning of July 16th, no later than 10:00 am. Two-week students will check-out on the morning of July 23rd, no later than 10:00 am.

*If you need to make special early or late check-out arrangements, please contact Robyn Moreno.

Meal Plans and Parking

PARKING

Students wishing to park their vehicle on campus will be required to purchase a parking permit from the University of Utah, utilizing their online parking permit system available by clicking here. Parking on campus is not managed by the BFI and the BFI can assume no responsibility for tickets or damages incurred while parking on campus.

MEAL PLANS

Meal plans are included in the cost of residential tuition. They are optional for commuters. Meal plans can be purchased at the time of registration. Students may also add meal plans at check-in. However, a $10 late fee will apply to meal plans purchased at check-in.

Daily Schedule

Breakfast will begin at 8:00 each morning in the Heritage Center Dining Hall.  Commuters and residents should arrive to breakfast no later than 8:15 am. If you do not plan to join us for breakfast, you may meet us at the camp’s morning assembly/roll call at 9:00AM. Camp activities will finish at approximately 9:00 pm each evening.

Commuters with a meal plan – please arrive no later than 8:15 am in order to receive breakfast.

Commuters without a meal plan – please be sure to bring a packed lunch and dinner, and/or money to purchase meals on campus. Plan to arrive at BFI morning assembly at 9:00 am each morning.

Preparing for Camp

As you prepare for camp, these are some items you should consider bringing with you each day: notebook, pens, water bottle, sunscreen, a small amount of spending money (this is not required but many students like to purchase drinks or snacks during the day), athletic shoes – the campus is big, there will be ample walking. Although a laptop is not required; it is HIGHLY recommended (students without laptops will have access to several computer labs on campus). We strongly encourage you to bring a laptop or tablet, if possible. You may also consider bringing a few of your own research materials.

Contact Information

Parents, if you need to contact camp staff please e-mail us.

In addition, you may call 801-581-6454 to reach camp staff during the camp. Emergency contact information will be provided at check-in.

Directions to the Heritage Center

From the West/Airport
From the airport, take the left exit marked Salt Lake/Provo/Ogden.  Go left to City Center East I‐80.  Take exit 121—6th South. You will be traveling east.  Head east on 600 South to 700 East. Turn left (north) on 700 East and go two blocks to 400 South.  Turn right (east) on 400 South and follow until you reach Wakara Way (400 South will turn into 500 South and Wakara Way is 3 lights beyond 1300 East).  At Wakara Way turn left (northeast).  See “Final Directions to the Heritage Center” below for remaining directions.

From the North
Travel south on I‐15 to the 400 South (4th South) exit.  Turn left at the bottom of the off‐ramp, you will be heading east on 400 South.  Follow 400 South until you reach Wakara Way (400 South will turn into 500 South and Wakara Way is 3 lights beyond 1300 East).  At Wakara Way turn left (northeast). See “Final Directions to the Heritage Center” below for remaining directions.

From the South
Travel north on I‐15 to the 600 South exit.  Head east on 600 South to 700 East.  Turn left (north) on 700 East and go two blocks to 400 South.  Turn right (east) on 400 South and follow until you reach Wakara Way (400 South will turn into 500 South and Wakara Way is 3 lights beyond 1300 East). At Wakara Way turn left (northeast). See “Final Directions to the Heritage Center” below for remaining directions.

From the East/Park City
Travel west on I‐80.  Exit at Foothill Drive (also says University of Utah) and head north.  Follow Foothill Drive until you reach Wakara Way.  Turn right onto Wakara Way (northeast). See  “Final Directions to the Heritage Center” below for remaining directions.

Final Directions to the Heritage Center
Go straight on Wakara until you come to a four‐way stop.  Turn left on to Chipeta Way.  Continue on Chipeta until you come to a three‐way stop (Chipeta Way will become Connor Road).  Go straight through the stop sign and the entrance to the parking lot will be on your immediate right.  Please do not park in any metered areas. Proceed to the Heritage Center by walking north to the large brown brick building.

From TRAX:
Exit TRAX at the Fort Douglas stop.  Travel to Legacy Bridge (spans Mario Cappechi Drive) and cross the bridge.  Continue walking east on the sidewalk.  You will pass the Officer’s Club on your right.  Cross Fort Douglas Boulevard and continue walking east; the sidewalk will begin to curve toward the south.  Walk until you reach a ramp to your left, and walk up this ramp.  When you reach the top, turn left to walk east.  The main entrance to the Heritage Center will be directly in front of you.

Campus Map

The University of Utah campus map is available here.

Rules

The Beehive Forensics Institute (“BFI”) is made possible by the willingness of the University of Utah (“the University”) to allow us to use the campus facilities. In order for this relationship to continue, students must abide by all campus, residence hall, institute, and computer network policies. Students who violate any of the rules described below will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including expulsion.

Student Behavior: Students who engage in any of the behavior described in section III.A of the University Student code will be subject to expulsion from the BFI. These behaviors include, but are not limited to:

  1. Disruption of teaching, research, administration, or other University activities
  2. Physical or verbal assault, sexual harassment, hazing, threats, intimidation, coercion, or other behaviors which threatens or endangers the health or safety of others
  3. Attempted or actual theft, damage, or misuse of University property
  4. Sale or distribution of information representing the work products of the BFI or the University for personal financial gain
  5. Unauthorized or improper use of University property, equipment, facilities, or resources, including unauthorized entry into any University room or building
  6. Possession or use on University ground of firearms, weapons, or explosives
  7. Use, possession or distribution of alcohol, narcotics, or controlled substances
  8. Use, possession or distribution tobacco products
  9. Violation of published University policies, rules, or regulations
  10. Violation of federal, state, or local civil or criminal laws on University premises or while participating in University activities, or on premises over which the University has supervisory responsibility pursuant to state statute or local ordinance

Residence Hall Regulations: Students must obey all rules and regulations prescribed by the Residence Halls. These include, but are not limited to:

  1. No open flames or any incendiary devices will be permitted.
  2. Hallways must be kept clear at all times.
  3. The floors of the residence hall will be segregated by sex. Male students must not visit the female floor, and female students must not visit the male floor.
  4. All students attending the BFI must be in their rooms with their lights out at 10:30 pm each night.
  5. While we respect that students may develop close friendships while at the BFI, sexual relationships between campers are explicitly forbidden. A zero-tolerance policy will be enforced for this rule.
  6. Students may not leave campus for any reason without a chaperone.
  7. Students may not leave the Heritage Commons after 6:00 pm for any reason (unless accompanied by a chaperone or in the case of an emergency).

Administrative Policies: Students must follow all instructions from camp faculty, staff, and judges at all times. In addition, students must abide by the administrative policies of the camp, which include:

  1. Students must follow all instructions from camp faculty, staff, and judges.
  2. Students must complete all assignments in a timely fashion and by the due dates established by the workshop faculty and staff.
  3. Students’ actions must contribute to a productive learning environment free from racism, sexism, classism, homophobia, and other forms of discrimination.
  4. Students must arrive on time for all camp activities and must not leave the camp at any time without informing BFI faculty.
  5. Students must attend all camp activities. In the event of a medical or health problem, students should contact the Student Life and Residence Hall Coordinator immediately.
  6. Students must share any and all evidence and other materials with all members of the workshop.
  7. Students must abide by additional rules established by the Institute Directors necessary to the efficient operation of the workshop.

Network Acceptable Use Policy: Students who use the campus’ wireless or wired computer network are subject to the campus’ policies on computer use. Please limit your use of computer networks to camp-related research and activities. The University prohibits using their network in a way that violates federal, state, and local laws. See the University Network Acceptable Use Policy.

Keys/ Swipecards: Students are responsible for key(s) and swipecard(s) that are assigned to them and agree to pay $125 for each lost/damaged key and $25 for each lost/damaged swipecard.

Theft/Personal Property: Students are solely responsible for their personal property in the room and building. The BFI assumes no responsibility or liability whatsoever for any loss, destruction, or damage to personal property.

Additional Rules: For any rule not specified herein, see the University Student Code, the University Network Acceptable Use Policy, and the Residence Halls Policy.