Frequently Asked Questions
You've listed two airports. Which one is the best?
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 covered?
Most meals (and their gratuities) are included in your Institute fee. There are two dinners "on own" on free evenings. Breakfasts, lunches, and all of the other dinners will be provided in Colonial Williamsburg restaurants or nearby establishments.
Alcoholic beverages or anything that comes to the table in a bottle, e.g. Colonial Williamsburg’s special label root beer or ginger ale, are not provided. Servers will bring you a separate check for these items; you will need to bring money or a credit/debit card to cover these purchases and gratuities.
I have food allergies/food restrictions/am a vegetarian. What kinds of meals will be served?
What should I pack to wear?
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?