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Candidates’ Seminar FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

For a downloadable PDF of the Candidates Seminar 2016 Brief, please click here


Buses have been provided to transport delegates from the Suffern Crowne Plaza to the College for Officer Training and back. Please check your brief for bus departure times. For those of you who are driving, directions are provided. Also, parking is available in the lower parking lot only at CFOT.


You must check out of your hotel room on Sunday morning prior to departing for the College for Officer Training. You may simply drop your key off at the front desk upon your departure. Luggage will be stored in the appropriate vehicles or in Room L-1 at the College for Officer Training.


Friday dinner will be at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.  Saturday and Sunday mornings there will be a breakfast buffet at the hotel. All other meals will take place at the College for Officer Training except for the Discovery Track’s Saturday lunch.


The prayer room is located on the first floor. Please refer to your map. We encourage you to use this place to seek after the Lord and His purposes for you.


Friday and Saturday (all day) is casual wear. Sunday is full uniform. If you do not have a Salvation Army uniform, Sunday best wear is acceptable.


Cadets will be selling assorted items in the Student Center on Saturday.


We are not the only people staying in this hotel.  Please be considerate of others when you are in the hallways. Please keep the noise down in the evenings and early mornings. In all things, let us be good witnesses of the Lord Jesus Christ and The Salvation Army. Use of the room phone and ordering services from the hotel is prohibited.


On Sunday, Room L–1 will be used to hold luggage for all those who need this storage.


Please contact these numbers only in cases of extreme emergency.

Major Linda B. Lopez (914) 420 – 8292
Major Richard Lopez (845) 213 – 8380


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