Faculty Resources

ARDA and AIF are your connections to the timeshare vacation ownership industry. Partner with us to enhance your classes and help prepare your students.


As a member of ARDA you are able to get the following exclusive offers:
  • Utilize the Timeshare Industry Resource Manual in your class as the textbook and other supplemental resources. Discount pricing is available.
  • Participate on the AIF Education Committee and Academic Outreach Council to network and work with Faculty from other Universities and ensure that the AIF is providing you with what you and your students need and want. 
  • Attend ARDA Meetings for unparalleled learning and networking opportunities at discounted rates!
  • Request a guest lecturer for your class from AIF’s Speakers Bureau of vacation ownership leaders.
  • Participate in an AIF webinar or use a recording in your class.
  • Receive your own copy of Developments magazine 10 times a year - now in an electronic format.
  • Receive the latest Industry Research Reports.

Upcoming Events 

  • ARDA World 2016 
    • There are several events specifically geared towards students such as a Student Breakfast, Fundamentals Educational Sessions, and a Student-Speed-Lead.  
    • There are various affordable ways students can attend the convention, in addition to a greatly discounted registration rate:
      • The AIF Academic Outreach Scholarship is a prestigious opportunity for the highest caliber of hospitality students who are interested in the industry. They will receive registration, room and board, and up to a certain amount of their travel expenses; an industry mentor with whom they can consult with throughout the year; and a profile in Developments magazine. 
      • The Ambassador Program is a volunteer program at the Convention. Students will be assigned to various roles in which they will be able to interact more directly with industry professionals and will receive a complimentary registration. 
See what UCF has to say about these great opportunities by watching this short video. 

Contact AIF's Education Coordinator for questions and/or more information.