How often does the BOI take place and when is the next Institute?
The Business Officer Institute takes place once a year. The next conference will be in southern California during the first week of December 2013.
Who pays for my attendance at the BOI including the hotel, food, and travel?
The Office of the President covers all the program and meal costs of the The Business Officer Institute for the participants, which includes breakfasts, lunches and breaks, as well as the Opening Dinner on Monday night. The participant's locations are expected to cover the cost of travel, hotel, parking and dinners on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. To help defray travel costs, sessions are offered alternately in northern and southern California.
Will I be expected to attend every session?
BOI provides a sequenced curriculum of lectures and small-group activities. Attendance is required at all sessions. If you must miss a session, please inform your group facilitator. Certificates will only be issued to participants who successfully complete the whole program.
Has a room been reserved for me at the hotel?
No. Once you have registered for BOI via the online form, you will need to contact the hotel directly to reserve a room for the conference.
Do I have to share a room?
No, each participant has his or her own room assigned. If you would like to share a room with another participant, please make arrangements with the hotel.
Are vegetarian or other special dietary meals provided?
Yes. You should indicate vegetarian meals on the registration form, and indicate any other special dietary or access needs in the space provided under "other needs." For more information, contact .
I have special access needs. How will they be met?
Indicate any access needs in the "Additional Information" section of the registration form, and contact if you have any questions.
What time does the Institute begin and end?
The introduction to the Program and Opening Dinner begins on Monday, November 26th at 6:00p.m. The Program officially ends at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 29th.
How should I dress?
Dress for the BOI is business casual.
Who are the Program Coordinators?
The Program Coordinators, who also act as facilitators are drawn from past participants in the BOI and also include Business Officers, Controllers, and Training and Development staff.
I can't attend BOI in December. When is the next one?
The next conference will be in southern California during the first week of December 2013. If you have any more questions about registering for the BOI, contact your campus representative.
If you have more questions about registering for the BOI, contact .