2017 REU Information

Welcome 2017 Interactive Biomaterials REU Students!
What’s happening around town:
June Events 2016

Local Links

Transportation

  • Travel costs (flights, gas, etc.) to SU are not covered by our program.
  • There are kiosks available next to the baggage claim areas at Syracuse Hancock Airport to arrange a taxi or shuttle service or you can make pre-arrangements by contacting Airport Taxi company directly. (perhaps contact other students to coordinate arrival times to share taxi or shuttle to campus)
  • Airport Taxi:(315) 437-5555
    SyracuseTaxi

Centro Bus Services

Centro provides bus service to Syracuse and the surrounding Onondaga County area.
Centro Trip Planner
Other Transportation Resources

ZipCar

  • ZipCars are available on campus, you must be a member with ZipCar to use their cars for transportation.
  • You can join ZipCar at zipcar.com

Parking

Parking Services
Students may purchase a permit for the following parking locations:
Booth Garage TBA
Manley South (free shuttle) TBA

  • Booth garage parking requires a deposit of $50.00 for a proxy card (allows access to the garage) your deposit will be refunded when you return the Proxy card.
  • Please contact me, if you would like to purchase a parking permit and indicate which parking lot. Please complete and print the Parking Application prior to going to Parking Services.
  • Students may purchase a parking permit at Parking Services M-F 8:00am to 4:30pm
    (let them know you are with the SBI REU Program)

Parking Application

  • If you arrive on Sunday, 6/11 you may park at Ostrom parking lot for that weekend only. You must be out of Ostrom by 7:30 a.m., Monday, 6/11.
  • Campus Maps: North Campus Map has Booth Hall and Bowne Hall highlighted; South Campus Map shows the location of Manley Parking Lots and South Campus.

Housing

Student Housing Contract
Terms and Conditions

  • Students are welcome to check-in to Ernie Davis Hall beginning at 8:00 a.m.on Sunday, June 11.
  • Link to Ernie Davis  Hall
  • The main desk will be open at Booth Hall at 8:00 a.m.
    • Guests arriving before 8:00 a.m. can contact the on-call assistant by dialing the
      • Main Desk Phone Number 315-443-0044
  • The Interactive Biomaterials REU program pays for REU student housing directly.
  • We can try to accommodate room preferences; however we are limited by the number of students and gender. Other REU students will be housed on your floor as well.
  • The dorms will have kitchen facilities and our bookstore rents MicroFridges. The Bookstore will deliver a microfridge to your room in advance of your arrival. Purchase online and make sure to type in “SBI” instead of SUID# on agreement page located at MicroFridge Rental , and select 10 weeks.  Be sure to read instructions to ensure delivery.
  • Permitted appliances include refrigerators 5.0 cubic feet or less and microwaves 1000 watts or less. Air conditioners, hotplates, grills (including ‘George Foreman’ grills), space heaters, multi-bulb lights, etc. are not permitted). Space is a premium; please check with your roommate first so you don’t duplicate items.
  • Laundry facilities accept quarters: Washer $1.50 // Dryer $1.25

Food Service

Ernie Dinning Hall
(315-443-1450)

Ernie Davis Dining Center Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: Breakfast – 7:30 am – 10:00 am/Lunch – 11:00 am – 3:00 pm/Dinner – 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Weekends/Holidays (if needed): Continental Breakfast: 9:00 am – 10:00 am/Brunch: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm/Dinner: 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Meal Prices

Meals will be accommodated in Ernie Davis Dining Center.
Meal rates for cash or SUpercard users are: (B) $9.65, (L) $14.15 and (D) $20.10.
The meal plan prices are shown below:
$220.00 per week – 19 meals / $206.00 per week – 14 meals / $206.00 per week 10 meals plus $30 SUpercard

Café Hours:
(Cash, credit or SUperfood only)
Eggers and Life Science 8-2p.m. M-F
Gallery at ESF 9-1:30 p.m. M-F
Pages in the Library 10-1:30 p.m. M-F
Newhouse 10-1:30 p.m. M-F (July and August only)
Schine is 8-3:00 p.m. M-F

  • If you plan to purchase a meal plan, we require a deposit of $500, or a SUperCard deposit by May 24, to ensure your plan is active upon your arrival.
  • Please make your check payable to “Syracuse University”
  • Send to:  Syracuse Biomaterials Institute Syracuse University | 318 Bowne Hall | Syracuse, NY | 13244-1200

Access
You will be issued a conference card to access your dorm, dining hall, Bowne Hall, library and gym. When you arrive you can register for a guest network account to access the internet.
http://its.syr.edu/wireless/index.html#guest
http://its.syr.edu/wireless/SU-Visitor-Wireless-Access-Guide.pdf
We will sponsor a temporary account after you arrive on campus which will take at least a week to setup. So please use the self sponsored method until your temporary account is setup.

Business Casual Attire in SBI Labs: MANDATORY SAFETY PRACTICES

  • No open-toed shoes (please bring shoes that will protect your feet in the event of a chemical spill).
  • Full length pants only (no shorts, skirts or capri pants) again wear clothing that will protect your skin.
  • Labs will supply personal protective equipment, such as lab jacket, glasses and gloves as appropriate.

Recreational Services
http://recreationservices.syr.edu/

Cheers!

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