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Tucson, AZ

Classroom Location:

University of Arizona

UA Campus Agricultural Center (CAC)

4101 N. Campbell Avenue

Tucson, AZ 85719

 

A description of CAC can be found here.

 

Class Details:

Class will run from approximately 9:00 am to 5:00 pm each day of class. Please plan to arrive at the classroom no later than 8:45 on the first day so that the instructors can check you into the class. There will be approximately an hour for lunch each day, in addition to a short morning and afternoon break.

 

For more information about Tucson, Arizona, visit: http://www.visittucson.org/

 

Parking: There is plenty of parking at CAC. See driving direction below.

 

Transportation and Travel:

Closest Airports: Tucson International Airport is 12 miles from the classroom. For directions, click here 

Rental Cars: For a list of rental car agencies and directions from the airport, please click here. SEI receives rental car discounts from Avis/Budget and Enterprise. Please contact us for further information to access these discounts.  

Bus Stations: There is a Greyhound Station at 471 W. Congress Street, Tucson, AZ 85701. Phone: (520) 792-3475. The station is approximately 7 miles from the classroom. For a map click here

Train Stations: There is an Amtrak Station at 400 N Toole Road, Tucson, AZ 85701. Phone: (520) 623-4442. The station is approximately 6 miles from the classroom. For a map click here.

 

Lodging:

Windmill Inn & Suites is less than a mile from CAC, located at 4250 N. Campbell Avenue Tucson, AZ 85718. Phone (520) 577-0007.

Holiday Inn Express is less than two miles from CAC, located 620 E. Wetmore Road, Tucson, AZ 85705. Phone (520) 202-5000.

For a list of lodging options near the classroom, click here

 

Food: There are plenty of eating establishments within walking distance of the classroom for lunch and dinner. For a list of restaurants near the classroom, click here

 

Weather: For current weather in Tucson click here

 

Driving Directions:

From the North:

If you are Southbound I-10 take Orange Grow Road Exit 250. Merge onto the I-10 Frontage Road. Turn left onto W. Orange Grove Road. Turn right onto W. River Road. Turn right onto N. Campbell Avenue. Enter the UA Campus Center from Roger Road, east of Campbell Ave. Turn into the driveway (north side of Roger Road). Proceed until you reach the "T" in the road and turn left (west). Drive past the Horse Unit. The Agriculture Technology Education Center will be located on your right, just past the Horse Unit. Look for the large cistern with the red Wildcat on it.

From the South

If you are Northbound I-10 take AZ-77 N/Miracle Mile Exit 255. Merge onto N. Freeway. Turn right onto W. Miracle Mile. Turn left onto N. Oracle Road. Turn right onto W. Prince Road. Turn left onto N. Campbell Avenue. Enter the UA Campus Center from Roger Road, east of Campbell Ave. Turn into the driveway (north side of Roger Road). Proceed until you reach the "T" in the road and turn left (west). Drive past the Horse Unit. The Agriculture Technology Education Center will be located on your right, just past the Horse Unit. Look for the large cistern with the red Wildcat on it.

Carpool Information:  SEI encourages students traveling to workshops to consider carpooling with other workshop participants.  SEI's Ride Share Board is a perfect way to communicate with other SEI students regarding ride sharing.   Within 5 to 6 business days, you will receive information on how to log in to SEI's Online Alumni and Career Center, where you will be able to access the SEI Ride Share Board.

 

What to bring:

  • Pen and pencil
  • Paper for note taking
  • A calculator (with trig functions for Advanced)
  • Black, red and green colored pencils for schematics