What to Expect

Your guide on Ski Trip expectations, safety, and trip preparation

As Ski Trip Exec, we try to be as transparent as possible. Our goal is for everyone to have a fun and safe ski trip with friends, and we strive to accommodate everyone’s concerns. Below you will find a rough timeline, a packing list, and trip safety guidelines and expectations. If you have any concerns or questions, we encourage you to reach out to us!



June 2: Spring Early Bird Ticket Sales (30% off!!)

Nov. General Tickets Sales Open

Dec. Ticket Sales Close

Dec. Financial Aid Application Due

Dec. Mandatory Risk/Housing Meeting & T-Shirt Distribution

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019: Leave for the trip! It is recommended to book an early flight so that you can get checked in early and start having fun!

Dec. 14 - 19: Ski Trip! Enjoy social scheduling each night

Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019: Go home:( It is recommended to book a later flight so you have time to catch your shuttle and avoid weather slow downs


Safety & Risk

Risk Management

  • All incidents will be reported to the University

  • Amnesty Policy is still in effect: Call, Stay, Cooperate

  • Contact NU Ski Trip, Resort Hotline, or Dean on Call if needed

  • NU Ski Trip complies with the NU Alcohol & Drug Policy

Safety/Trip Planning Tips

  • Drink lots of water!

  • Buses will stop at nearby grocery store

  • For 21+ guests, use extra caution when drinking due to altitude

  • Find emergency contact and ski patrol information below


Packing List

  • Clothes: regular day clothes (sweaters, jeans, etc.), night event clothes (bar crawl, concert), ugly Christmas sweater, bathing suit, pajamas, undergarments

  • Ski Gear: goggles, hat, helment, long underwear, gloves/mittens, face mask, scarf, waterproof ski jacket, snow pants, ski socks, skis/poles/boots if applicable

  • Footwear: snow boots, flip flops (hot tub), sneakers, slippers

  • Other: reusable water bottle, wildcard, additional form of ID, toothbrush/toiletries, sunglasses, sunscreen, deodorant, chapstick, medications, phone chargers, advil/tylenol