Logistical Information

Dates & Times: The Institute on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Centers program begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, June 25th. The final Institute event is a closing luncheon from 12:00 - 1:30 pm on Friday, June 28th. We ask all team members to be present through the closing session on Friday.  The Institute will be followed by a Preparation Process for New Racial Healing Practitioners on Friday, June 28th - Saturday, June 29th. 

Location: The Institute will be held on the campus of Villanova University. Plenary sessions, meals, and the TRHT Campus Centers Institute office will be located in the Connelly Center and other sessions will be in nearby classroom buildings.  A campus map is available here and an updated version highlighting the buildings used throughout the Institute will be created and shared before the event.

Accommodations: The Institute fee provides lodging in on-campus apartments for participants Tuesday afternoon to Saturday morning. Check in is scheduled for 1:00 - 4:00 pm on Tuesday and Check out is between 1:00 - 3:00 PM on Saturday.  If you would like to arrive a day early and check-in on Monday, please select that option on the registration form.  There is a $50 fee. If you do not require lodging, please contact Teneisha Brown (brown@aacu.org) and select “not applicable” for the lodging questions on the registration form. 

Each Institute participant will have a private bedroom in a two- or four-bedroom apartment in Gallen, Jackson, Farley, or St. Clare Hall. Apartment assignments will be shared in early June. Detailed information on the apartments can be found online here .

Pillow, sheets, blanket, bedspread, towels, wash cloths and bath mats will be provided. Beds are twin size (standard or XL).

Apartments include a kitchen (stove) or kitchenette (no stove) with a microwave and full-size refrigerator, but do not include any kitchenware. 

Access to most campus facilities, including fitness centers, is available. A detailed guide to the facilities will be shared before arrival.

Accessibility and Mobility: The apartments are a .5 mile walk from the Connelly Center, where Institute activities are centered.  Please contact Teneisha Brown (brown@aacu.org) if you need accessible accommodations or transportation between the apartments and activities. 

Meals: Provided meals include a reception on Tuesday evening with hors d’oeuvres, as well as breakfast Wednesday through Saturday, and lunch Wednesday through Friday. Dinners are on your own.  The registration form asks for dietary restrictions and allergies.

No Family Members or Guests: The Institute schedule is intensive and does not provide for free time during the day. There are no accommodations on campus for family members or guests.

Travel to Villanova: Detailed information on travel by car, train, or plane are available here (below the campus map).

Parking: Parking is available for those driving to the Institute and staying at the campus apartments. Commuters should arrange for a parking permit through Teneisha Brown (brown@aacu.org).