The Goal: Full & Equal Participation of all Groups in Society

Registration Information –
SJTI: "The Student Experience"

Institute Dates: July 21-24, 2015

If you have questions about SJTI: The Student Experience, please send an email to

Application Deadline:

  May 1, 2015

Coach Recommendation Deadline:

  May 1, 2015


  May 8, 2015

Attendance Confirmation Due:

  May 11, 2015

Payment Due:


May 25, 2015


Questions? Please contact:

  Sara Furr

Applying to SJTI "The Student Experience": Eight easy steps

1. Find an administrator or faculty member who is willing to serve as your “SJTI Coach”.
Please note: This person must be a staff or faculty member on your campus.

2. Begin investigating possible sources of funding for your registration and travel costs.

3. Go online and complete the SJTI Application. No money is needed at this point.
Deadline: May 1, 2015

4. Have your "SJTI Coach" go online and complete the recommendation form.
Deadline: May 1, 2015

5. Wait patiently until the host committee makes decisions on participants.
Decisions made: May 8, 2015

6. If you are selected, finalize your funding and send registration payment.
Attendance Confirmation Due: May 11, 2015, Payment Due: May 25, 2015

7. Finalize your travel plans to Chicago, IL.

8. Attend SJTI with enthusiasm, excitement and a sense of wonder!

Time and Place

SJTI will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, and will end at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, July 24, 2015. It will be held at DePaul University, located in Chicago, Illinois.

Lodging and Meals

Participants will be staying and dining on campus.

Getting to Chicago

It’s easy! Just check out our Travel Information page.


There is no cost to apply to S-SJTI. We trust that you will be timely in letting us know upon selection if you are unable to attend. Please note that we have a waiting list and, thus, need to know your attendance plans as soon as possible. Confirmation of attendance is due by May 11, 2015.

Payment occurs after you are notified that you have been accepted as a participant. Cost of registration is $495.00 per person. This cost includes your housing, food, and institute expenses. This cost does not cover your travel or transportation costs. The payment deadline is May 25, 2015.

The Employee Identification Number for S-SJTI is: 20-8019329. Your institution might need this number for tax purposes.

We will post instructions about how to pay by check or credit card to this site following your notification of acceptance to S-SJTI.

All payments are non-refundable.