Youth Nations Frequently Asked Questions
What are the program dates?
Youth Nations is scheduled for July 17-22, 2016
How do I register?
Registration will begin after the first of the year, so be sure to check back.
How much does the program cost and when is payment due?
Early Bird tuition: registering before May 1, 2016 is $150.
Standard tuition: registering May 1, 2016 or later is $225.
All tuition is due at the time of registration.
Where are the sessions held?
The sessions will be held on our Main Campus in our state of the art classrooms and lecture halls.
Who should attend?
Students between their junior and senior year in high school who want to have a fun and engaging opportunity to learn about global leadership and compete for scholarships.
May I still attend the program if I already graduated high school?
Unfortunately no, this event is only for high school students between their junior and senior year of high school.
Where do I check-in? If I'm late for residential check-in, where do I go?
There will be signs directing you to the Ottawa Residence Halls on the south side of campus for check-in.
Will there be someone to meet us at the airport if coming in form out-of-town?
Yes, there will be transport from the Detroit Metro Airport and the Toledo Airport to the University of Toledo.
Is there a dress code?
There will be portions of the program where you will need to wear business professional clothing and portions of the program will be casual. A list of the types of clothing for all of the events will be sent out a few weeks prior to the event. List of What to Bring.
Do I need spending money?
Spending money is optional. All meals will be provided, however there are a few venues on campus such as a Starbucks and the Bookstore that you may wish to visit.
What kind of supervision is provided? How much supervision is provided?
Honors professional staff members will be on campus with the students throughout the week. Trained graduate and undergraduate counselors will also be with the students 24 hours a day.
Will I have access to a computer? Should I bring a laptop? Is the campus wireless?
Students should bring their laptop if a student does not have a laptop available to them they should let us know prior to the event.
Where will the students stay?
Students will stay in the Ottawa and President’s Hall suite style residence halls.
Who are the counselors?
The counselors are highly qualified University of Toledo students who have been trained to create a safe and engaging environment.
Will there be sheets, towels, and pillows supplied?
No, students should bring sheets, blanket, a pillow, and towels.
Do they have to share a room? How are roommates selected?
Yes, students will be sharing rooms. If you have a friend also attending, note that when you register there is a space for you to indicate the name and birthday of your requested roommate. If you do not know someone attending the event then a roommate of the same gender will be randomly assigned to you.
Are the residence hall air-conditioned?
Is there a curfew in the residence hall?
Yes, the events of the day will end between 11:30 p.m. and midnight and students will check-in with their counselors for the night at midnight.
Is there security?
Yes, we have campus police on patrol. And all residence halls require swipe card access to enter.
That is the schedule for the dining hall?
Tentative times are as follows:
Breakfast: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Is there an ATM on campus?
Yes, there is a Huntington Bank ATM located in the Student Union. They accept all major ATM cards.
Are there telephones in the rooms?
No, students can bring their cell phones.