University of Advancing Technology TechTrek - Prospective student visits
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Accommodations

All accommodations are located within 5.5 miles of the university. Call the local phone number and ask to receive the UAT preferred rate from the front desk or Sales Office.

Hotels:

Candlewood Suites
1335 W. Baseline Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85283
Phone: (480) 777-0440
Toll Free: (800) 972-3574

(All Suites have fully equipped kitchen, complimentary High-Speed internet, no Airport pick-up or Shuttle)

Homewood Suites Hilton
4750 E. Cotton Center Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85040
Phone: (602)470-2100

(Complimentary shuttle service within 5 mile radius of the hotel including Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, complimentary high-speed wire and wireless Internet, fully equipped kitchen).

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
1520 W. Baseline
Tempe, AZ 85283
Phone: (480)831-9800
Toll Free: (800) 465-4329

(Hot breakfast included, complimentary High-Speed internet, no Airport pick-up or Shuttle)

Hotel Tempe InnSuites
1651 W Baseline Rd Tempe, Az 85283
Phone 1-480-897-7900 Ext. 431
Toll Free 1-800-841-4242
Reservations: mhall@innsuites.com

(Shuttle Service Available)

Marriott Springhill Suites
5211 S. Priest Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85283v
Phone: (480) 752-7979

(Airport pick-up & Shuttle for 5 mile radius trips, hot breakfast included, complimentary High-Speed internet)

Marriott Towne Place Suites (Extended Stay)
5223 S. Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85283
Phone: (480) 345-7889

(Airport pick-up & Shuttle for 5 mile radius trips, fully equipped kitchens, guest reception light dinner fare Mon, Tuesday & Wednesday, complimentary High-Speed internet)

Radisson Phoenix Airport Hotel
3333 E. University Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Phone: (602) 437-8400
Toll Free: (800)333-3333

(Airport pick-up and Shuttle for short trips, complimentary High-Speed internet)

SpringHill Suites Marriott
5211 South Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85283
Phone: (480) 752-7979

(Complimentary Suite Sesons Breakfast and free high-speed Internet access).

TownePlace Suites Marriott
5223 S. Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85283
Phone: (480) 752-2288

(Complimentary hot breakfast daily, complimentary high speed wireless Internet).

Resorts:

Arizona Grand Resort
8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85044
Phone: (602) 438-9000
Toll Free: (866)267-1321

(Town Car service available for airport pickup ($25), shuttle is available for trips to the mall, High Speed Internet)

Visit. Explore. Receive.

RECEIVE A $1,000 SCHOLARSHIP WHEN YOU VISIT THE UAT TECH TREK EVENT. SEE DETAILS »

UPCOMING EVENTS

Aug. 1, 2014*
Nov. 5-8, 2014

*Discovery Expo only

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Visiting Arizona
See the Campus

DISCOVERY EXPO SCHEDULE

Friday, August 1

12:00pm - Check in

12:30pm-5:00pm - Prospective Student Discovery Expo

5:00pm-9:00am - Overnight

Saturday, August 2

Find your destiny

's (UAT) Tech Trek exposition is an open house built around the concept of a technology conference. It's a gathering of UAT experience and innovation partnerships, University resources as well as a serious learning exposition for prospective students and their families, industry experts, alumni speakers, and industry and government employers.

The UAT Expo is the signature opportunity for those in state and out of state seeking to learn everything about the University of Advancing Technology. This is the time to explore deep inside the UAT network of relationships and resources, and get a feel for your potential fit. UAT is not for everyone. Only the students and industry partners who are serious and passionate about innovating with advancing technology will find what they desire in this top technology University. If you think you have the mettle to become a UAT graduate, then you will find an exposition of the best our community has to offer. Prospective students gauge whether they will prosper at UAT. Industry experts illuminate the light bulbs of imagination and challenge our student body with up-to-the-day accomplishments in advancing technology. Employers find the promising tech graduates and alumni share both their successes and tribulations gaining authority as technology leaders.

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Why UAT?

For an industry-leading, technology focused-education, UAT offers it all. If it's flexibility you need, UAT Online offers an expansive array of advanced online degree programs. The University is recognized for developing graduates’ abilities to apply and create the new world of changing technology, and to lead others and shape our future. Since the dawn of the computer revolution, UAT has built an internationally renowned reputation for its personalized and intimate education, superior quality mentorship by industry leaders, prestigious technology degree accreditations, and distinctions from several government agencies. As technology innovation has become the most influential game changer in business and government, UAT’s worldwide prestige has continued to grow.

Future Careers

Positions Our Graduates Have Taken

  • Cyber Security Lab Administrator - Department of Defense
  • Security Support Specialist - Alert Logic
  • Systems Administrator - Boeing
  • Network Security Administrator - National Security Agency
  • Enterprise Information Security Architect - Motorola

Companies Hiring Our Students

  • National Security Agency
  • Effortless 24/7
  • Red Storm Entertainment
  • Fabiano Communications
  • Department of Justice
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Mythic Entertainment
  • Atlantic Cyberspace
  • Rainbow Studios
  • 7 Studios
  • Wells Fargo
  • Google
  • Boeing
  • Microsoft
  • MTV

Nearby

While there’s just about anything to see and do, including: major concerts, theatre, water parks, zoos, art festivals, go karts, laser tag, paintball, biking, rock climbing, fishing, snow skiing, hiking large forests and more, it’s Arizona’s majestic beauty that’s unique.

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Join us for a weekend designed to experience all things UAT. RSVP below in order to tour our unique technology-infused campus, sit in on classes, eat at the campus cafe, meet with Admissions and Financial Aid representatives, attend special events planned by UAT Residence Life and Student Life, and best of all, be the overnight guest of a current UAT student.

Permissions

Waiver and release of liability

The $1,000 Discovery Scholarship is awarded to non-Arizona Residents only and applied one time, per person toward first-semester tuition. Student must be present to receive.If you are under 18, parent/ guardian permission is required for the Student Visit overnight tour. Registration is limited to prospective students only and the first 50 participants at each event.

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UAT HEROES

PAST GUEST SPEAKERS

Derek Iversen

Derek Iversen
Writer, Actor

Steve Correia

Steve Correia
Public Speaker, Tech Guru/Trainer

Ara Shirinian

Ara Shirinian
Game Designer

Alchemica

Alchemica
GDC Game

Brian Carson

Brian Carson
Senior Account Manager, Professional Speaking Coach/TED Curator

John G Iannarelli

John G Iannarelli
FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge

Elie Platt

Elie Platt
Lead World Designer

Chris Saltzman

Chris Saltzman
Networking Specialist/Alumni

“What I like about UAT is that it’s the school I would have gone to as a kid, if I could have, because I’d find people like me.”
—Ed Fries
Cofounder of Xbox, former VP of Microsoft Game Studios and founding developer of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
Past sessions

Can’t attend? see our line up of technology innovators.

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career fair

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PAST SPEAKERS

Dr. Matt Kim

Dr. Matt Kim

Brad Westfall

Brad Westfall

Vincent Liu

Vincent Liu

Delirium

Delirium

Tamir Nadav

Tamir Nadav

Nathan J. Wagner

Nathan J. Wagner

Pat McCormack

Pat McCormack

Luke Stewart

Luke Stewart

Steven-Elliot Altman

Steven-Elliot Altman

Glenn Allan Campbell

Glenn Allan Campbell

Micah Wright

Micah Wright

Michael Powell

Michael Powell

Schuyler Towne

Schuyler Towne

Jeremy Duffy

Jeremy Duffy

James Grant

James Grant

Mark McComb

Mark McComb

Andres Mora

Andres Mora

Nate LaMartina

Nate LaMartina

Darin Travis

Darin Travis

David Shorey

David Shorey

TyRuben Ellingson

TyRuben Ellingson

Jeremy Leung

Jeremy Leung

Francis Brown

Francis Brown

Matt Lewis

Matt Lewis

Pamela Thompson

Pamela Thompson

Fon Davis

Fon Davis

Patrick Bass

Patrick Bass

Beits Livneh

Beits Livneh

Godric Johnson

Godric Johnson

Wayne Neale

Wayne Neale

Ben Koenig

Ben Koenig

Isac Artzi

Isac Artzi

Arthur Vincie

Arthur Vincie

Jacqueline Febvre

Jacqueline Febvre

Jordan Womack

Jordan Womack

Anastasios Maragiannis

Anastasios Maragiannis

Rick Ravenell

Rick Ravenell

Derek Iversen

Derek Iversen

Steve Correia

Steve Correia

Ara Shirinian

Ara Shirinian

Alchemica

Alchemica

Brian Carson

Brian Carson

John G Iannarelli

John G Iannarelli

Elie Platt

Elie Platt

Chris Saltzman

Chris Saltzman

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Career Fair

University of Advancing Technology is honored to host the 2014 career fair at our campus in Tempe, AZ. The fair will be held in UAT’s main downstairs hallway from 2–5 pm on Thursday, November 6th. All local companies and technology vendors are invited to participate in this great event!

Past Career Fair Companies and Vendors:

  • U-Haul
  • NSA
  • AZ Common Ground
  • Janitorsite, LLC
  • Charles Schwab & Co.
  • Itracs
  • ID Tech Camps
  • The Creative Group
  • Mammoth Mobile Apparel, LLC
  • Phoenix Rising Counseling Center
  • CWIE
  • Avnet
  • KMI
  • IO Data Centers
  • Orb Health
  • Scottsdale Insurance Co.
  • Intel
  • TouchPoint Promotions
  • She Knows
  • Jetstreame
  • Six Dimensions
  • iPro
  • Apollo Group
  • FlipSwitch
  • Social Commerce Institute
  • Social Universe
  • VoiceAmerica
  • Aerotek
  • Dell SonicWALL
  • Populus Group
  • Jacobs Ladder
  • Edgenuity
  • IDS Technology Marketing
  • MicroAge
  • Playdom & Disney Interactive
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