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FAQ

 

Q: Does CodeCrush cover the costs of my transportation?

A: Applicants are expected to be able to provide their own transportation to the immersion experiences and summit. Please note CodeCrush will not be able to arrange or logistically plan your travel.

Q: Will CodeCrush provide housing for the duration of the program?

A: For the Immersion Experience, both students and teachers will be staying at the Residence Inn Aksarben Village adjacent to UNO's Pacific Street Campus. Local teachers have the option of opting out of the hotel stay, however all other participants will be expected to stay at the hotel with the group. Please discuss with the program manager if you have an exception that needs to be made.

For the Summer Summit, all out of town CodeCrushers will stay in the UNO Scott Hall dorms. Local attendees will not stay in the dorms.

Q: What are the sleeping arrangements?

A: Student arrangements will be 4 to a room, if a student is uncomfortable sharing a queen-sized bed with someone, trundle beds are available on a limited basis. Teachers may have one same-sex roommate in a room with two queen beds. For those students whose teachers are opting out of the hotel, IS&T will have staff staying at the hotel for additional supervision.

Q: How do I apply to attend an Immersion Experience?

A: Check out our Immersion Experience page for updates on our camps! You can also sign up to receive updates via email here

Q: I cannot find a teacher who can accompany me to CodeCrush Immersion Experience. Should I still apply?

A: All program participants must have a teacher attend the Immersion Program with them. We hope you can take the time to attend our experiences, it's worth it!

Q: Who is eligible to apply for CodeCrush Immersion Experiences?

A: Applicants must:

  • Be current eighth or ninth graders.

  • Possess a U.S. address.

  • Commit to attending the full 3-day program.

  • Gender Identity Guidelines: CodeCrush's mission is to create a more inclusive iSTEM community through providing a supportive education environment for all young women to learn about information technology. Students who fully identify as female are welcome to apply to CodeCrush Immersion Experiences - this includes students who self-identify as a woman and people who are assigned female at birth who do not fit into the gender binary. 

    No matter how you identify yourself, we still require guardian approval and a sponsoring teacher to the Immersion Experience. 

Q: What if I only want to receive email updates about CodeCrush opportunities?

A: Sign up for our Interest Form and we?ll add you to our emailing list!