REU Information for 2024

Welcome Interactive Biomaterials REU Students!
What’s happening around town:

  • 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 services directly. (perhaps contact other students to coordinate arrival times to share taxi or shuttle to campus)
  • Mr.Joe’s taxi:315-558-0849 (call when you arrive)
  • Suburban Taxi:(315) 437-5555 (pre-arrange due to limited hours of operations: 4am- 8pm)
  • Uber or 
Centro Bus Services

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

Shuttle Information on Campus

Syracuse University Parking Services

Parking Services Summer Hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Students may purchase a permit for the following parking locations:

Colvin Lot (free shuttle) $86

Comstock Avenue Garage  $421

  • Either option also allows parking after 4:30pm and on the weekends in orange lots – see campus map below
  • Parking lot garage requires a deposit of $50.00 for a security device (allows access to the parking lot) your deposit will be refunded when you return the device.
  • Please contact me, if you would like to purchase a parking permit or download the application using the link below. Please complete and print the Parking Application prior to going to Parking Services.
  • Students must bring their photo ID and vehicle registration with them along with the application to purchase a parking permit at Parking Services M-F 8:00am to 4:15pm
Parking Application
  • If you arrive on Sunday, 6/2 you may park at Ostrom parking lot, for that opening weekend only. You must be out of the lot by 7:30 a.m., Monday, 6/3.
  • Campus Maps: Link to  North and South Campus Maps


  • Students are located in Shaw Hall for 2024
Food Service

Shaw Dinning Hall

Shaw 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 – 8:00 pm

Meals will be accommodated in Shaw Dining Center.

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 9:00-1:30 p.m. M-F
Newhouse 10:00.a.m.-1:30 p.m. M-F (July and August only)
Schine is 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. M-F

You will be issued a conference card to access your dorm, dining hall, Bowne Hall, and library. When you arrive you can register for a guest network account to access the internet.
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 BioInspired 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