Visiting Google

Silicon Valley Fall Break

The Griggs Center and iSchool partner to lead a student trip to Silicon Valley during fall break. Students have the opportunity to visit a number of start-up and innovative technology companies and entrepreneurs and enjoy a free day in San Francisco.

About the Trip

This is a great opportunity for students interested in technology and/or entrepreneurship to visit the #1 city in the U.S. for tech start-ups. Students have the chance to visit with a number of companies, entrepreneurs, and ACU friends and alumni who live and work in the area. Previous trips have visited Google, Silicon Valley Bank and a number of start-up technology companies. Following a fun two days in Silicon Valley, students have the opportunity to enjoy a free day in the San Francisco area.

Quick Facts

Dates: October 15 - 19, 2014
Companies Visited (subject to change): Google, LinkedIn, Silicon Valley Bank, various start-ups
No Credit Hours Available
Program Fee:
$1,500 - $2,000
Faculty: Drs. Brad Crisp and Jim Litton

How to Apply

All students interested in the trip are invited to apply online. There is no financial commitment required to apply. The deadline to apply is May 15, 2014.

Please note there are a limited number of spaces available.

Additional Information

If you are interested in participating in a future trip to Silicon Valley, please email us at in order to receive additional information and future updates.

Fall Break in Silicon Valley
Fall Break in Silicon Valley
Listen as ACU students share their experiences from the Silicon Valley trip.

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