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Automotive Orientation Day (AOD) is held every March and is hosted by the Automotive Technology Department. About 35-40 automotive business men and women from all over the United States come to visit with automotive majors during formal sessions in the morning and informal sessions in the afternoon. The morning session consists of industry representatives participating in a panel that allows students to ask questions and receive answers. The afternoon session consists of industry booths creating a mini career fair.  AOD is held in the Kansas Technology Center from 8:00am to 3:00pm.

AOD Sponsors
There is NO REGISTRATION FEE for this event, however we certainly appreciate industry sponsorship donations to help defray expenses.  If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please send checks to Pittsburg State University, 1701 South Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762, Attn: Department of Automotive Technology.   Please note AOD Sponsor in the memo line of your check.   AOD sponsors will be recognized at the AOD Appreciation Reception & Dinner.

Please see the links below for more information about AOD.

2015 AOD Registration

2015 AOD Schedule Link  (PDF)

Kansas Technology Center Map

Hotel information link

Parking information link

**For your convenience, please park in the north parking lot of the KTC. You can enter one of two doors to then be in the Automotive Technology hallway. The first door is located on the northeast side of the building. Once you enter this door, you will be located next to the main Automotive Technology office which is room N120 and across from room E101.  The second door is in the middle of the north parking lot near the sundial. You can enter this door and be at the opposite end of the Automotive Technology hallway. **

Automotive Orientation Day Contact:
Mr. Scott Norman
Associate Professor
N120A, Kansas Technology Center
620.235.4826
rnorman@pittstate.edu