Arrival & Departure

Check-In Students may arrive at any time during the check-in window. Check-in occurs from 10am-3pm in the dorm lobby on the opening date of each scheduled session. We are unable to check anyone in early. Orientation will occur at 5pm on the first day of the workshop; parents are asked to depart prior to orientation. Continue Reading

About the Workshops

I have no speech or debate experience. Are the Mean Green Workshops right for me? We welcome students of all skill levels, including novices who have never competed or students switching events. Students are divided into lab groups by skill level so that instruction will be tailored to individual needs. We offer separate novice labs Continue Reading

Residence Hall & Cafeteria

Dorm This year’s workshops will be housed in Rawlins Hall. This link provides information about the dorm facility during the school year. Note that not all amenities are available to us during the workshop. Directions. From IH-35E, exit McCormick and turn north toward campus onto Avenue C. Turn Left on Maple St. Rawlins Hall will Continue Reading

Commuter Option

High School Commuters This year we will welcome High School commuters at a discount of $100 per week. The commuter plan will include lunch & dinner daily. Commuters will not receive breakfast or housing. Students wishing to commute should register using the normal procedure and email the workshop director by June 1 indicating commuter status. Continue Reading

Mean Green Workshops Rules & Regulations

No Alcoholic beverages Student possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs on campus or off is absolutely forbidden. Consumption/possession of alcohol and/or illegal drugs will result in immediate dismissal from the institute at the attendee’s expense. Attendance at all debate activities is mandatory Attendance will be taken at all lectures and classes. Students Continue Reading