FIELDS INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM
2to August 23, 2013
you arrive for the Program
June 1 students who were offered on-campus accommodation
would you please send the following details:
Travel Plans We anticipate that those of you who
have been offered on campus residence will check in July
1. If you require an additional night's accommodation due
to travel arrangements or will not be arriving on Monday
July 1, please contact us to indicate your dates of arrival
Support for Invited Students
student invited to the Summer Undergraduate Research Program
have been offered per diem 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.
we recommend that all students arriving for the program
have on hand a minimum of $200-300 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
Per diem payments
Per diem payments for July must be submitted by July 2,
cheques payment will be received July 12 or 13 (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
1, cheques payment will be received August 10 or 13 (as
claims are processed by the University of Toronto we can
not give a guaranteed day for their arrival).
who have been offered support for their travel costs should
arrive at the orientation on July 2 with all their receipts
and boarding passes. Your travel claim will be processed
once we receive these documents. You will receive the reimbursement
cheques in CDN dollars on July 111 or 12 (as claims are
processed by the University of Toronto we can not give a
guaranteed day for their arrival).
students to submit reimbursement claim for July per
diem, no receipts required.
local students submit travel receipts, before noon,
with receipts and boarding passes
12 or 15
for travel and per diem reimbursement available
students to submit reimbursement claim for August per
diem, no receipts required
9 or 12
for August per diem reimbursement available
information for students who have been offered accommodation
your participation in the Research Program accommodation will
be provided for non-local students at Woodsworth College Residence
(arrival Monday July 1 to departure Saturday August 24). 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.
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 facilities.
University of Toronto
321 Bloor Street West (corner of St. George St. and Bloor
Canada M5S 1S5
in at the front desk, they will have your name on file.
Woodsworth will provide bedding, towels and kitchen cutlery,
cookware and supplies.
may want to purchase some common items with your suite mates
such as a kettle, toaster, bath mat, etc.
Computer (note you will be given a Fields computer account
and may use the Fields systems if you prefer)
drier, curling irons, flat irons
toiletries (including toilet paper)
insurance information (unless Fields will be providing you
detergent (can be purchased locally)
and rain gear
ID, proof of age.
not to bring
linen, and pillow will be provided
and incense, smoking materials (the residence is smoke free)
or wall hangings
From the Airport to Woodsworth Residence
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.
service to and from Airport by Public Transit -"194
TTC, Toronto's public transit, provides Airport Service
and is the least expensive method of getting to and from
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
on the 194 Airport Rocket
Fare is currently $3.00 cash CDN
Take the bus from the airport to the last stop, Kipling
subway station. The trip from the airport takes about
15-20 minutes. 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 at St.
Goerge, use the exit toward the end of the train.
south to the intersection of St. George and Bloor, the residence
is on the south-east corner.
If you have questions please contact programs(at)fields.utoronto.ca
TTC 194 Airport Rocket Bus from the airport
Coming out of St. George Subway Station
Residence in a larger map