Participants will report to one of the Lyle School of Engineering buildings on campus  from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily.  The registration confirmation will contain the specific details about the location of the professional development institute. 

Yes. 30 hours of continuing education will be awarded upon completion of the PDI. A certificate of completion will be handed out at the end of the institute. It will be detained if payment has not been received prior to the institute.  

Yes. A discount is available for two or more institute participants from the same institution. Each teacher must still submit an individual registration. However, one payment may be processed for the group by the institution’s coordinator or person tasked with processing the payment.

Request for cancellation must be submitted no later than May 31. The Infinity Project will refund the full amount minus a $50 cancellation fee. Refunds of any type, including no-shows, will not be given after May 31. Substitutions are allowed and must be submitted in writing. Refunds will be issued within six weeks after the conclusion of the institute.

Participants should bring their laptop or electronic notebook to use for internet access. Guest access to our wireless network will be available.

Summers in the Dallas area are quite warm. Dress cool and wear comfortable shoes for walking. Check the forecast for chances of rain that week and come prepared with an umbrella and rain gear.

Meals are the responsibility of institute attendees. Upon arrival, you will receive a list of local restaurants on and off campus (many are within walking distance). Vending machines are also available. All participants will receive a water bottle at the beginning of the institute for use during the week.

The Magnolia Hotel is the most convenient hotel with complimentary shuttle service to campus. It is also about a 10 minute walk from campus. Be sure to ask for the special SMU rate when you book your reservation. Click here for a list of other hotels in the area.     

Parking is covered by The Infinity Project. Moody Garage, Airline Garage, and Binkley Garage are the most convenient parking lots. Do not park in any areas not designated for registered vehicles. Citations for doing so are issued by campus police in the amount of $50, for which The Infinity Project cannot be responsible. Click here for maps and information.

You will receive your parking permit to place on the dash. At the bottom of the permit is a code that you will use to enter either garage. You must place this permit on your dash or you will receive a citation from the SMU Police.