Surgical Orthodontic Course

Continental breakfast is served for course participants each morning beginning at 6:45 am. 
Ski-casual attire is appropriate for our sessions.

Location and Accommodations

Visit for ski and weather information, and additional information about the area.


Lodge at Vail

We are pleased to announce that The Lodge at Vail is the location for our 2019 course! The Lodge is the first hotel ever built in Vail. It offers an intimate, alpine boutique ambiance that evokes the charm, warmth and old-school allure of Europe's finest chalets. Built in 1962, it remains the cornerstone of Vail Village. Located just steps from Gondola One, The Lodge offers close proximity to the slopes, exceptional dining, shopping, and cultural experiences of Vail Village. You can find more information at:

Vail Iowa course participants and their families qualify for a reduced hotel rate at The Lodge at Vail. Please call GROUP Reservations at 888-367-7625, Option 2, and refer to the group code VC9UOI.

Run of House Guest Room $369/night
Studio Guest Room $388/night
1 Bedroom Condo $799/night
2 Bedroom Condo $899/night

If you require a different room type or special accommodations, please contact Sue Winn at 888-367-7625.

Valet parking is available for $25.00/day. (There is no self-park option)

20% off spa treatments at RockResorts Spa prior to 2:00 pm.


Vail is only 30 miles from the Eagle Country Airport.  Rental cars and shuttle services are readily available.  Visit for details on the Eagle County Airport as well and rental car information.

Colorado Mountain Express is offering a group discount on shuttle service:

Lift Tickets

For ski pass options visit this website:

Ski Equipment Rental

A 29% discount is offered to our course participants and their families.


Surgical Orthodontic Course with maximum 20 hours CDE credit:
Before Nov 15   $995
After Nov 15     $1,195
Auxiliary Staff   $400
Military discount 10% (contact Brenda Colbert to register)
Graduate students - No registration fee (contact Brenda Colbert to register)



If you prefer, you may print the Registration Form (pdf) and mail or fax as indicated below:

Brenda Colbert
The University of Iowa
College of Dentistry, S451 DSB
Iowa City, IA 52242
Fax: 319-335-7465
Phone: 319-335-6994


Fees paid will be refunded less a $55.00 per person processing fee following notice of cancellation. Refunds will not be granted for cancellations received after the course begins. Credit card payments will be refunded to your credit card account.

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