2021 Ceramics Salt + Wood Firing Workshop participants who choose on-campus housing will be residing on the first floor of our 16 Cottage Place residence hall, a short walking distance from the ceramics studios. 


Cottage Place is a four-story building that accommodates students in four to six-person suites. For the ceramics workshop, participants will be assigned single rooms with a maximum of 3 people per suite.   All suites have their own bathroom and kitchenette. Laundry facilities and bike racks are located in the basement. Cottage Place also offers housing for individuals who are in need of physical accommodations. 

You are purchasing a twin bed within a private dorm-style bedroom. Bathroom, kitchenette, and common areas are shared with fellow workshop participants in that suite.  


PLEASE NOTE: Residence hall suites are equipped in a manner for college of art and design students who live there for the academic year and bring anything they need, much like an apartment. You must bring anything you may need for the duration of the workshop such as bedding and approved appliances.  Please review what to bring and restricted items, policies, locations, and cost very carefully: 




CHECK-IN: Sunday, June 13 after 10AM

Please go to Campus Safety at 1208 State Street to check in, get keys, pick up ID, and register any vehicles. Workshop begins at 8AM, Monday, June 14.


CHECK-OUT: Sunday, June 27 by 5PM

Workshop ends Sunday, June 27 by 1PM.


What To Bring & What Not To

On-Campus Policies

Campus Map


QUESTIONS? If you have any questions about housing, special requests, or accommodations,  please contact our Residence Life Assistant Coordinator, Charlotte Whitney, at (315)797-0000 ext. 2308 or at cwhitney@mwpai.edu.



Other options include local campsites, AirBnB rentals, and local bed & breakfast establishments.

Transportation during the workshop is the responsibility of the participant. 


MEALS: Water and some snacks are provided in the studios however generally food is not covered by workshop or housing tuition. Please plan and budget accordingly for your meals. If you purchase on-campus housing, you will have access to a kitchenette with prep areas, refrigerator, and sink however no oven or stove. Please see specifics for housing in What to Bring & What Not To. A charcoal grill outside and a microwave inside of the ceramics studios are available for individual or group use. 


COVID-19 MITIGATIONS:  Volunteering to register for the 2021 Ceramics Salt + Wood Firing Workshop requires all participants and staff to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Participants must provide proof of receiving either the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or the second doses of the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine at least 10 days prior to arrival on campus for residence hall move-in or first day of workshop programming.


Other safety measures taken are participant social contract, proper face mask wearing, and other health practices as recommended by New York State and the CDC at the time of the programming. If decided necessary, a negative COVID-19 test may be required before arrival. 


Pending the status of COVID-19 in our community, all policies and procedures are subject to change before and during the program. Any new or updated policies and procedures will be communicated via email to all registered parties.


Dates:June 13-27, 2021   
Meets:Su, M, Tu, W, Th, F and Sa from 12 M to 12 M
Location:16 Cottage Place Residence Hall
Instructor:Charlotte Whitney
Fee:$600 Fee Breakdown
Notes:COURSE NOTE: Housing assignments are contingent upon enrollment and are at the discretion of the Student Life Office.

Sorry, this course is inactive. Please contact our office to see if it will be reinstated, or if alternative classes are available.

On-line registration is not available at this time. Please contact our office for more information.
 Phone: (315)797-8260  Email: mwpsoa@mwpai.edu

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