Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I have been invited to attend a Joint Programs training event at the UAW-Ford National Programs Center(NPC), how do I register for the event?

A: Once you have been identified as a participant in a Joint Programs training event you will be provided with a “call letter” that will explain the registration process. Typically a program contact person and phone number will be included to answer any questions you may have.

Q: How do I make flight and hotel reservations when coming to the UAW-Ford National Programs Center (NPC)?

A: You will receive a “call letter” that will explain the entire registration and travel process. For airline flight reservations, you would typically call Total Travel Management, Inc. (TTM) who will make the reservations and also direct bill the NPC for the ticket. For hotel reservations each National Joint Program conducting a training event will typically reserve a block of rooms at one or more hotels and arrange for the hotel to direct bill the NPC.

Q: How do I get to the UAW-Ford National Programs Center (NPC) from Detroit Metropolitain Airport?

A: From the Airport take I-94 East towards Detroit. Travel approximately 16 miles to Exit 215–to Highway 10 South (John C. Lodge Freeway). Exit Highway 10 South at Howard Street and follow signs for Cobo Roof Parking. The NPC is next door to Cobo Arena.

Q: How can someone leave me a message while I am attending a training event at the UAW-Ford National Programs Center (NPC)?

A: Call (313) 392-7000. All emergency messages will be delivered to classrooms. All non-emergency messages will be displayed on the building’s monitors, please check the monitors during breaks and at lunch.

Q: What is the dress code for attending training events at the UAW-Ford National Programs Center (NPC)?

A: Participants are encouraged to wear casual attire at the NPC. Blouses, sweaters, shirts with collars, and slacks are examples of acceptable attire.

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