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Social Media Journalism at the 2022 MIPA Summer Journalism Workshop

July 31 August 4

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This is an in-person, residential program. Develop your skills and create a solid social media plan that will meet readers on various platforms and bring them to your website, publication or broadcast. Learn More About This Course |  Daily Course Schedule |  Required and Recommended Supplies

Please review payment and refund policies below before registering. Participants with fundraising campaigns via MIPA SponsorMe should read this before registering.

$450.00 – $505.00 Students from MIPA member programs save $25. Add $30 late fee after June 30.

Michigan Interscholastic Press Association


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Michigan State University Shaw Hall

591 N. Shaw Lane
East Lansing, MI 48825 United States
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Last day to register for this course: July 19 extended to July 27!

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Payment Policy

A nonrefundable deposit of $40 is due at the time of registration to hold a spot in one of our classes. How to Pay Only the Deposit at Registration Any balance remaining should be paid by July 1. If you are registering on or after July 1, please pay the full fee at registration.

Registrations after June 30 include a $30 late registration fee.

All workshop fees must be paid before a participant is allowed to take part in our programming. If your school has said it will pay for part or all of the registration fee, please verify payment with your teacher and/or school office before the start of the program.

Participants who owe a balance may pay by cash, money order, cashier’s check or credit card. We reserve the right to decline personal checks after July 1. Payments by credit card can be made at

Bounced checks will be assessed a $30 service fee and the participant will be removed from registration until a credit card payment, money order or cashier’s check for the registration amount plus the service fee has been received.

Refund Policy

We will give full refunds until July 1, minus the $40 nonrefundable deposit. After July 1, refunds of 50% are available if cancellations are received at least 24 hours prior to check-in. If for some reason you cannot come to the workshop, you may transfer your registration to another person.

There will be no refunds for no-shows or those who do not complete the program for any reason, including any participant who is removed from our program for violating our rules.

If MIPA cancels a workshop course or switches to remote learning prior to the start of the program, participants will have the option to transfer to another course or to receive a full refund.

COVID-19 Protocols

MIPA strongly encourages all participants be vaccinated against COVID-19 and boosted with an FDA-approved or -authorized or WHO-approved vaccine. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine.

MIPA follows all Michigan State University safety protocols related to COVID-19. Youth participants in our program are considered campus visitors under current university policy. More information about MSU COVID-19 protocols for campus visitors can be found at MSU’s Together We Will website. MIPA employees follow the same requirements as MSU faculty and staff.

Participants agree to follow MIPA and MSU health and safety protocols, which may change without notice in response to pandemic conditions.

Pandemic conditions at the time of our program could result in cancellation or a switch to remote learning.

A parent, guardian or other authorized adult must be available to immediately pick up any participant with symptoms consistent with COVID-19 or any other communicable disease, or upon guidance from public health authorities. MIPA will take reasonable efforts to allow participants sent home due to illness to continue to participate in class sessions remotely.

Special Needs & Accommodations

MIPA is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Jeremy Steele, MIPA executive director, at 517-353-6761 or at least 10 business days prior to the start of our program so that we have time to make necessary arrangements. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.