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College Tours

Get the most from your conference experience with a visit to institutions of higher education in Northern Nevada and around Lake Tahoe—the University of Nevada, Reno and Sierra Nevada College. Bus transportation will be provided from the Atlantis Hotel to each campus. Reservations must be made at the time of registration and space is limited. Reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the tours for transportation purposes.

Sierra Nevada College

Sierra Nevada College

Founded in 1969, Sierra Nevada College is Nevada’s only accredited, private, four-year institution. SNC is located just two blocks from Lake Tahoe. With a focus on interdisciplinary and active learning, action is in our DNA. Everything we do is dedicated to moving lives and learning forward, to engaging students and helping them become confident, collaborative critical thinkers who are uniquely prepared to thrive in the real world. Four core themes define us: Entrepreneurial Thinking, Professional Preparedness, Liberal Arts, and Sustainability. At SNC we often integrate field-based coursework and co-curricular activities through the Lake Tahoe area, including outdoor activities for little or no cost to students almost every day of the week. Offering 89% of our students scholarships or institutional grants, we make private college an affordable option for students looking for an individualized educational experience. Operating on rolling admissions, SNC Admissions functions on a holistic admission process and charges no fee for students applying directly to SNC or through the Common Application. For more information, visit us online at www.sierranevada.edu.

University of Nevada, Reno

University of Nevada, Reno

Unexpected opportunity. That’s what you’ll find at the University of Nevada, Reno. Founded in 1874 as the Silver State’s first university, Nevada is a top-caliber, land-grant research university committed to serving the common good of the state and the world. With over 145 degree programs, University of Nevada, Reno is the state’s only Tier 1 research institution offering more than $300 million in new construction over the last few years. Nestled at the intersection of the Great Basin and Sierra Nevada, the 17,000- student campus offers competitive degree programs and paradigm-shifting research in a world-class setting. For more information, visit us online at www.unr.edu.

Pre-Conference Tour Agenda
May 18, 2015

7:30 AM Prompt Departure from Atlantis Hotel at East Porte Cochere
7:30 AM Arrive at Sierra Nevada College
8:30 AM Tour Sierra Nevada College
Tour Sierra Nevada College
10:00 AM Depart for University of Nevada, Reno
11:00 AM Arrive at University of Nevada, Reno
Tour University of Nevada, Reno
12:30 PM Depart for Atlantis Hotel
12:45 PM  Arrive back at Atlantis Hotel

Post-Conference Tour Agenda
May 20, 2012

1:00 PM Departure from Atlantis Hotel at East Porte Cochere
1:15 PM Arrive at University of Nevada, Reno
Tour University of Nevada, Reno
3:45 PM Depart for Atlantis
4:00 PM Arrive back at Atlantis Hotel