Please note the following important information for any participant who does not have health insurance:
We strongly recommend that you purchase health insurance for the duration of your stay at the Linguistic Institute, as the Institute and the University of Kentucky are not responsible for any medical costs incurred while you are here.
Will I need to join the Linguistic Society of America to attend?
No. You do not need to join the Linguistics Society of America to attend the Institute. We recommend that you visit the LSA website and read about the benefits that members receive.
I am from outside the United States, am I able to participate?
Absolutely! International participants are always welcomed and encouraged to attend. Take a look at our International Participants page for more information.
The U.S. Embassy visa process, including costs, can be found here: www.ustraveldocs.com.
I am not a student, can I still attend?
Definitely. The LSA Linguistic Summer Institute has a long tradition of welcoming participants at all stages of their linguistic inquiry. Undergraduates, graduate students and practicing professionals are most welcome.
What kind of housing will be available?
Participants at the Institute may choose to stay in the on-campus block in one of our new residence halls for just $35/night! The on-campus residence halls have shared kitchen space, meeting rooms and laundry facilities. There will be various dining options on or near campus, and a grocery store and restaurants near campus.
How do I register for the Institute?
Registration for the Institute is completed through this website. Find out more information HERE