Need to Know

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
540 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Telephone: 1.312.836.0100

Checking In & Out

Conference Check-In (note: this is NOT room check-in)
Sunday, June 24th; 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile; 5th Floor Foyer, Registration Counters

Late Conference Check-In (note: this is NOT room check-in)
Monday, June 25th; 7:00am - 8:00am
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile; 5th Floor Foyer, Registration Counters

During check-in you'll receive:

  • PSU Curriculum and other materials
  • Your schedule
  • A loaner laptop - if you plan to use your own computer, please bring it with you to check-in
  • A loaner iPad - if you plan to use your own iPad or tablet, please bring it with you to check-in

If you're unable to check in during these times, please visit the Help Desk to gather your materials.

Conference Check-Out
PSU Chicago will end at 4:00pm on Thursday, June 28th. Please make your travel arrangements after that time. Certificate pick-up will be available from 11:00am - 6:00pm on Thursday, June 28th, at the 5th Floor Foyer Registration Counters at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile.

Attire

PowerSchool University is casual, so please wear what is comfortable to you. Keep in mind that temperatures in the hotel conference rooms can be unpredictable, so we recommend bringing a sweater and dressing in layers.

Technical Requirements

If you have any concerns about these requirements, please email psu@powerschool.com.

Macintosh Requirements

  • Intel Core 2 Duo+
  • 2 GB RAM
  • Mac OS 10.12+ Sierra
  • Office 2016
  • 1 GB available disk space
  • 54 Mbps or faster Wireless Network Capability
  • Java 1.8.0_131 (Java 8)
  • Chrome 66
  • Administrative access
  • 5 GHz network band capability (Preferred)

Windows Requirements

  • Intel P4 or AMD equivalent
  • 2 GB RAM
  • Windows 7+
  • Office 2016
  • 1 GB available disk space
  • 54 Mbps or faster Wireless Network Capability
  • Java 1.8.0_131 (Java 8)
  • Chrome 66
  • Administrative access
  • 5 GHz network band capability (Preferred)

Please note: Java 1.8.0_131 (or higher) is required for SQL Developer 4.2 software utilized in Customizations Courses 201, 202, 203, 301, 350, and 501. The Chrome extension BigConsole is also recommended for Customizations courses.

Menu

Breakfast and lunch will be provided Monday-Thursday of the event in the Salon II & III.

Monday, June 25

Breakfast
  • Market-Style Seasonal Fresh Fruit
  • Assorted Selection of Breakfast Cereals, Milk
  • Scrambled Cage Free Eggs
  • Crispy Bacon
  • Oven Roasted Potatoes Potatoes, Fines Herbs
  • Daily Selection of Breakfast Pastries, Breads
  • Butter, Margarine, House-Made Jams, Rooftop Honey
  • Chilled Orange, Apple, Cranberry and Grapefruit Juices
  • Fresh Brewed Gourmet Starbucks Coffee, Decaf Coffee and Tazo Teas

Lunch
  • Tomato Basil Soup
  • Farmers Lettuce, Endive, Baby Mozzarella, Torn Basil, Smoked Tomato Vinaigrette
  • Mixed Greens, Garbanzo Beans, Hearts of Palm, Olives, Cucumber, Radish Carrot, Creamy Parmesan Dressing
  • Seared Chicken Breast, Artichokes, Cipollini Onions, Local Mushrooms, Peas, Stewed Tomatoes
  • Market Fish, Pesto, Orzo, Roasted Peppers, Asparagus Spears
  • Ricotta Gnocchi, Onions, Fennel, Tomato Concasse, Shaved Grana
  • Crispy Asiago Arancini
  • Rapini, Garlic, Chili Flakes, Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Tiramisu Cups
  • Mini Cannoli
  • Panna Cotta with Raspberry Compote
  • Iced Tea
  • Fresh Brewed Gourmet Starbucks Coffee, Decaf Coffee and Tazo Teas

Tuesday, June 26

Breakfast
  • Market-Style Seasonal Fresh Fruit
  • Individual Fruit Yogurts
  • Traditional Buttermilk Pancakes
  • Indiana Maple Syrup, Berry Compote, Whipped Butter
  • Chicken Apple Sausage
  • Daily Selection of Breakfast Pastries, Breads
  • Butter, Margarine, House-Made Jams, Rooftop Honey
  • Chilled Orange, Apple, Cranberry and Grapefruit Juices
  • Fresh Brewed Gourmet Starbucks Coffee, Decaf Coffee and Tazo Teas

Lunch
  • Tortilla Soup with Chipotle Cream and Crispy Tortilla Strips
  • 18th Street Salad: Romaine Lettuce, Farmer's Cheese, Black Beans, Local Vegetables, Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette
  • Elote Salad: Grilled Corn on the Cob, Fresh Cilantro, Queso Fresco, Sour Cream, Ancho Chili Orange Dressing
  • Taco Bar:
  • Ranchero Chicken Tacos
  • Vegetarian Tacos - Corn, Onions, Poblanos, Tomatoes, Squash, Zucchini, Mushrooms
  • Spanish Rice with Chunky Tomatoes, Vegetable Broth, Chopped Onion
  • Borracho "Drunk" Beans
  • Corn Tortillas
  • Topping Bar:
  • Pico de Gallo, Fire Roasted Tomato Salsa, Tomatillo Salsa, Guacamole, Shredded Cabbage, Lime Wedges, Cilantro, Onion, Shredded Cheese and Hot Sauces
  • Tres Leches Cake
  • Lime Tarts
  • Churros with Dipping Sauces
  • Iced Tea
  • Fresh Brewed Gourmet Starbucks Coffee, Decaf Coffee and Tazo Teas

Wednesday, June 27

Breakfast
  • Market-Style Seasonal Fresh Fruit
  • Assorted Selection of Breakfast Cereals, Milk
  • Scrambled Cage Free Eggs
  • House-Made Black Pepper Sage Sausage
  • Breakfast Potatoes
  • Daily Selection of Breakfast Pastries, Breads
  • Butter, Margarine, House-Made Jams, Rooftop Honey
  • Chilled Orange, Apple, Cranberry and Grapefruit Juices
  • Fresh Brewed Starbucks Coffee, Decaf Coffee and Tazo Teas

Lunch
  • Midwestern Steak Soup
  • Baby Lettuce, Goat Cheese, Strawberries, Fines Herbs, Sunflower Seeds, Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Amaranth, Celery, Currants, Kale, Shaved Almonds, Smoked Peach Vinaigrette
  • Chicago Chopped Salad: Iceberg and Romaine Lettuce, Bleu Cheese, Tomatoes, Green Onions, Radicchio, Simple Vinaigrette
  • Marriott Butcher Shop Roasted Meats
  • House Roasted Turkey, House Brined Corned Beef and Honey Ham, Sliced Provolone, Cheddar, Swiss Cheese
  • Classic Tuna Salad: Celery, Onions, Pickles, Lettuce, Tomato, Whole Grain Roll
  • Market Fresh Vegetable Fixings: Farm Tomatoes, Crisp Lettuce, Thinly Sliced Onions, Artisan Pickles, Mayonaisse, Artisan Mustard, Horseradish Spread
  • House-Made Herb Potato Chips
  • Variety of Artisan Breads and Mini Rolls
  • Assorted Cupcakes:
  • Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream, Chocolate Cupcake with Chocolate Buttercream, Red Velvet Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Assorted Bars:
  • Apple Crumb Bar, Lemon Bar, Caramel Peanut Bar
  • Iced Tea
  • Fresh Brewed Gourmet Starbucks Coffee, Decaf Coffee and Tazo Teas

Thursday, June 28

Breakfast
  • Market-Style Seasonal Fresh Fruit
  • Individual Fruit Yogurts
  • Scrambled Cage Free Eggs (Cheese on the side)
  • Crispy Bacon
  • Breakfast Potatoes
  • Daily Selection of Breakfast Pastries, Breads
  • Butter, Margarine, House-Made Jams, Rooftop Honey
  • Chilled Orange, Apple, Cranberry and Grapefruit Juices
  • Fresh Brewed Gourmet Starbucks Coffee, Decaf Coffee and Tazo Teas

Lunch
  • Potato and Corn Chowder
  • Pee Wee Potato Salad
  • Goat Cheese, Arugula, Herb Malt Vinaigrette
  • Heirloom Tomatoes, Cucumber, Watermelon, Mint, Feta Cheese
  • Grilled Steak, Cherry Gastrique
  • Seared Salmon, Roasted Asparagus, Lemon Couscous
  • BBQ Grilled Chicken, Fire Roasted Corn off the Cob
  • Herbed Wild Rice and Mushroom Pilaf
  • Squash Zucchini, Onions, Fennel, Eggplant, Sauteed Chard
  • Strawberry Cheesecake Parfait
  • Carrot Cake
  • Chef's Choice of Cobbler
  • Brewed Iced Tea
  • Fresh Brewed Gourmet Starbucks Coffee, Decaf Coffee and Tazo Teas