What do I need to bring?

A laptop, a charger, and yourself!

What type of computer do I need?

Any computer that has a browser! This means PCs, Macs, and Linux machines work for this event. We will ask that you bring a laptop, to make it easier.

Do I need to download anything before coming?

Nope! We’ll be using a cloud coding environment called repl.it to write and run your Python code. As long as you have internet access, you are good.

Will I need to pay for anything?

No! Everything that will be provided will be at no cost to you.

How will this event be organized?

Students will be assigned to a mentor based on the “Which best describes your overall programming experience/expertise?” question. Usually, each mentor will have about 5 or more students. Students, please remember the number corresponding to the choice you made.

Will there be any free merchandise or T-shirts for participating? Only mentors are eligible to receive Code Cafe t-shirts.

I cannot make it to this event. Will there be more of these events? Until otherwise stated, these events are semesterly.

Do I need to stay for the entire event?

Unless you’re a mentor, you do not need to stay for the five hours. Once you’ve learned what you wanted/needed, you are free to leave.

What snacks will be served?

Donuts and bagels in addition to coffee catering.