Frequently Asked Questions
You’ve listed two airports. Which one is the best?
We recommend participants fly into Richmond International Airport because it has the most flight and ground transportation
options to Williamsburg. Newport News-Williamsburg International
Airport is a bit closer to Williamsburg, but is a small airport. However, it is growing and may also offer flight options for your travel to Williamsburg.
What time should I arrive/depart?
How do you select roommates?
What happens if I don’t get along with my roommate?
May I have a private room?
I have a medical condition that requires special attention. Do I need to let you know in advance?
I have a disability. Will I be able to participate in the Institute?
Are the rooms air-conditioned?
Will I have a private bathroom? What about a hair dryer, a coffee maker, or an iron?
What about a refrigerator?
Are all of my meals really covered?
I’m on Weight Watchers/Atkins/have food allergies/am a vegetarian. What kinds of meals will be served?
What should I pack to wear? Where can I wash clothes?
Should I dress up for Orientation?
Will I have Internet access in my room?
I noticed there seems to be a lot of walking around outside. What happens when it rains?
Where and when will I be able to take pictures?
How much money should I bring?
May I bring my family?
I want professional development credit for my attendance. What do I need to do?
How do I receive college credit for participating in the Teacher Institute?