UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM
July 4 to August 26, 2011
Information for Students
Before you arrive for the Program
Before June 8 would you please send the following
details to gensci(at) fields.utoronto.ca
1) Contact Details
Home address __________________________________
Date of Birth __________________________________
(Canadians only ) Health Card # ________________________
2) Travel Plans
We anticipate that those of you who have been offered on campus
residence will check in July 3. If you require an additional
night's accommodation due to travel arrangements or will not
be arriving on Sunday July 3, please contact us gensci(at)
fields.utoronto.ca to indicate your dates of arrival and
3) Parental Release Form for students under 19 on
July 4, 2011
A Parental Release Form for
student under 19 is a requirement of participation.
Financial Support for Invited students
All student invited to the Summer Undergraduate Research
Program have been offered per diem support. Non local students
have been offered residence accommodation and travel support.
We would like you to be aware of how support will be administered
so that you can be financially prepared, and if you anticipate
any financial hardship with the arrangement you may let us
know in advance.
Note: we recommend that all students arriving for the
program have on hand a minimum of $200 CDN to cover personal
food costs and necessities. All reimbursement payments are
made by cheque in CDN dollars.
All students receiving reimbursement will be given a letter
to assist them in cashing their cheques at the local Canadian
| 1) Per diem payments
Per diem payments for July must be submitted by July 11,
cheques payment will be received July 15 or 18 (as claims
are processed by the University of Toronto we can not give
a guaranteed day for their arrival).
Per diem payments for August must be submitted by August
8, cheques payment will be received August 12 or 15 (as
claims are processed by the University of Toronto we can
not give a guaranteed day for their arrival).
2) Travel support
Students who have been offered support for their travel
costs should arrive at the orientation on July with all
their receipts and boarding passes. Your travel claim
will be processed once we receive these documents. Reimbursement
of your travel costs submitted on July 4, and you will receive
the reimbursement cheques in CDN dollars on July 8 or 11
(as claims are processed by the University of Toronto we
can not give a guaranteed day for their arrival).
All students to submit reimbursement claim for July
per diem, no receipts required.
Non local students submit travel receipts, before
noon, with receipts and boarding passes
July 8 or 11
Cheques for travel and per diem reimbursement
All students to submit reimbursement
claim for August per diem, no receipts required
Cheques for August per diem reimbursement
Residence information for students
who have been offered accommodation
During your participation in the Research Program accommodation
will be provided for non-local students at Woodsworth College
Residence (arrival Sunday July 3 to departure Saturday August
27). Note the residence has been prepaid by Fields you do
not need to make any payment personally.
Closest subway stop is St.George, exit at St. George Street.
Students live in suite-style residences, four to six to a
suite, with two bathrooms, a shared kitchen and living area.
There are laundry facilities on the ground floor, plus 24-hour
security, high-speed internet access, common areas and a Residence
Life Program of social events. In addition the residence is
just steps away from libraries, lecture halls and athletic
Woodsworth College Residence
University of Toronto
321 Bloor Street West (corner of St. George St. and Bloor
Canada M5S 1S5
Check in at the front desk, they will have your name on
|What to Bring
||What not to bring
You may want to purchase some common items with your suitemates
such as a kettle, toaster, bath mat, etc.
- Clothes hangers
- Personal Computer (note you will be given a Fields
computer account and may use the Fields systems if
- Hair drier, curling irons, flat irons
- Towels, washcloths
- Personal toiletries (including toilet paper)
- Health insurance information (unless Fields will
be providing you with coverage)
- Laundry detergent (can be purchased locally)
- Umbrella and rain gear
- Photo ID
- Bedding, linen, and pillow will be provided
- Candles and incense, smoking materials (the residence
is smoke free)
- Drapes or wall hangings
- Lamps or furniture
Transporation From the Airport to Woodsworth
The residence is approximately 13 km (8 miles)
from Lester B. Pearson International Airport. The fastest
way to get to the residence is to use public transit.
Bus service to and from Airport by Public Tansit -"194
The TTC, Toronto's public transit, provides Airport Service
and is the least expensive method of getting to and from
Here's bus service from the Airport to TTC Kipling Station
take "194 Airport Rocket".
Service all day, every day, between Kipling Station and
Pearson Airport, buses stop only at Kipling subway station.
Service operates from approximately 5:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.,
seven days a week. One-way travel time to the subway is
approx. 20 minutes. See this link for maps and schedules:
Where to get the bus
Terminal 3 (Arrivals Level), and Terminal 2 (Arrivals Level).
Ask a transportation officer for the location of the TTC
bus stop.Ensure you take the bus going to Kipling Station.
Fare is $3.00 cash CDN
Take the bus from the airport to the last stop, Kipling
subway station. Go downstairs to the subway platform
and get on any train, they only go one way, east, as Kipling
is the last stop on the line.
Stay on the train to St. George Station. Get off it St.
Goerge, use the exit toward the end of the train.
The closest subway station to Wordsworth Residence is St.
George Station, take the St. George Street exit.Walk
south to the intersection of St. George and Bloor, the residence
is on the south-east corner.
TTC Bus from the airport
Coming out of St. George Subway Station
If you have questions please contact gensci(at)fields.utoronto.ca
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