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    502ferdon mobileprintscreen 502ferdon mobileprintscreen Document Transcript

    • Getting to Know Bradley http://edtech2.boisestate.edu/ferdons/502/mobile.html SUSAN FERDON BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, MET PROGRAM Learner Description: Students new to Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. Disclaimer: The author of this site is not affiliated with Bradley University. For university-sponsored information please visit the Bradley website at http://www.bradley.edu/. Instructions Are you new to Bradley? Are you looking for a one-stop introduction to the Bradley campus and Peoria? If so, you are in the right place! Use the links below to help you find your way around the Bradley University campus and nearby areas of Peoria. Explore information and links in the On Campus section of this page as you navigate the campus. When you’re ready to venture out into the big wide world, check out the Exploring Peoria section. Getting around town or heading home for a visit will be easy with the links in the Transportation portion of this page. With a fully charged cell phone, or other mobile device, and this page loaded into its browser, you are ready to go! On Campus Bradley is a wireless campus. Using a laptop or browser-enabled mobile device, you are never more than a click away from the Internet. For tech help, visit the Technology Help Desk. [http://helpdesk.bradley.edu/index.shtml] Use Bradley’s interactive map [http://www.bradley.edu/map/index.shtml] to find your way around campus. Your safety is important! In an emergency, call 911. The Campus Police non-emergency number is 677-2000. Register your cell phone with ForeWarn [https://mybu.bradley.edu/BU_EmergencyContacts /emergencycontactonline] to receive emergency information via text message. Dorm food may not always hit the spot. Using the links below, you will find that the staples of life - pizza and coffee - are just a short walk away. Avanti’s Italian Restaurant [http://www.avantispeoria.com/Locations.asp?ID=1] Bellacino’s Pizza and Grinders [http://www.bellacinos.com/] Starbucks [http://www.starbucks.com/Retail/Find/] Exploring Peoria Ready to explore a bit of Peoria? Use a hand held device with Internet access while you are on the road. Here are a few ideas:1 of 2 1/26/12 7:42 PM
    • Getting to Know Bradley http://edtech2.boisestate.edu/ferdons/502/mobile.html How about a trip to the Peoria Zoo? [http://www.peoriazoo.org/] Use the location finder in your GPS or type in the address: 2218 N. Prospect Rd., Peoria, IL. At The RiverFront [http://www.peoriariverfront.com/] you will find over 70 stores and restaurants. Check out the Rhythm Kitchen Music Café, with live music every weekend. The RiverFront Market is open every Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon. from June to September. For a traditional mall-type shopping experience, take a trip out to The Shoppes at Grand Prairie. [http://www.theshoppesatgrandprairie.com/] Transportation You know where you want to go, but now you need to know how to get there. If youre driving, your GPS will need periodic updates. Before you leave campus, visit the Garmin website [https://my.garmin.com/maps/checkPlugin_updates.htm?] and upload map updates to your laptop and GPS. Use this online map [http://www.springhillpressmaps.com/zoom/Maps/peoriail.html]to help you find your way around Peoria. Bradley coordinates areX=3014, Y=6682. For city bus schedules and routes visit the CityLink website. [http://www.ridecitylink.org/] Buses run M-F: 6:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M., Sat: 8:00 A.M. - 5 P.M. Bradley University is located on Route 5 (Main), and is two blocks from Route 1 (University). With the Illinois River in Bradleys backyard, an excursion on The Spirit of Peoria [http://www.spiritofpeoria.com/display.php] provides a nice change of pace for celebrations or family visits. Planning a trip home? The Peoria Charter Coach Company[http://www.peoriacharter.com /champaign/index.htm] provides bus service from the Bradley campus: $33 one-way between Peoria/Bradley and Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. Students heading to northeastern Illinois can take the 5:50 p.m. bus on Friday and arrive at Woodfield Mall (by Firestone) at 9:30 p.m. For the return trip, the bus that leaves Woodfield at 2:50 p.m. on Sunday gets to Bradley at 6:40 p.m. For more information, visit the Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau [http://www.peoria.org/] and Bradley University [http://www.bradley.edu/] websites. [top] ©2009 Susan Ferdon Revised March 31, 20092 of 2 1/26/12 7:42 PM