Participants should plan to arrive at Nassau Inn between noon and 6 p.m. (see acceptance letter for hotel information and shuttle information from Newark Liberty Airport to Nassau Inn). Registration for the program will take place at the Nassau Inn from 1 pm - 5:30 pm where you will pick up your program materials and registration packet. Dinner will follow at the Nassau Inn at 6 pm.
Personal and traveler’s checks, up to $200, may be cashed at the Reception Office in Fuld Hall from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. If you wish to cash an Institute reimbursement check, it will be necessary to go to PNC Bank at 76 Nassau Street in Princeton.
The Fuld Hall Common Room is open throughout the day and night. There is an excellent selection of domestic and foreign newspapers and periodicals. Please do not remove any of the materials. Tea is served to the Institute community in this room from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. There is also a small Common Room on the second floor of Simonyi Hall. There willl be several games in the Simonyi Hall Common Room that participants are welcome to use. Women’s Program participants are welcome in all common areas of the Institute. Please remember these areas are for the use of everyone in the Institute community.
There is a computer cluster in Simonyi Hall, Leibowitz classroom on the first floor (Room #114). You may use telnet/ssh or Netscape/Mozilla from any of these machines or from machines in the program’s offices. For security purposes, computer rooms are locked in the evening and on weekends. If you wish to use a computer room during that time, use your Institute Access Card.
You may bring your own computing equipment and use it in the housing units while you are at the Institute. To sign up for network access you will need to have a computer with either an Ethernet or wireless card. To register for access, please visit http://ibportal.ias.edu.
Printing is provided in Simonyi Hall via the printer sld (Outside classroom). Color printing is available on the printer colour1.
An LCD projector is available in the Simonyi Lecture Hall. Please call extension 8012 for assistance with the projector equipment.
If you are using a PC in the Simonyi Hall Classroom, do not attempt to install any software on the hard disk. Only authorized Institute-purchased software should be installed on the hard disks. Programs installed on the equipment in the computer rooms and in the offices are the property of the Institute and must not be copied. The copying of software is illegal.
The expense form in the participant packet is to be used for reimbursement of transportation and meal expenses incurred during your travel to and from the Program for Women and Mathematics. Please fill out the expense form, attach original receipts, and bring it to the office in Fuld Hall, Room #214, or mail your form and receipts to the Women and Mathematics Program Office.
There is a fax machine in the Reception Office on the first floor of Fuld Hall. The fax number is 609-924-8399. The Receptionist is available to send a fax weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A fax cover page must accompany all requests for fax transmittals; a supply of the cover pages may be found at the Reception desk. There is a charge for outgoing faxes in which you must pay for at the time you send the fax.
Please have your Women and Mathematics Program Name Badge and Institute Access Card with you at all times. This card will identify you as being part of the Institute and allow you access into buildings after 5:00 p.m. The card will give you access to Simonyi Hall, the Mathematics-Natural Sciences Library, the Activity Center and Laundry Room (in the Housing Complex) and the Dining Hall. To use the card, simply hold the card up to the card reader outside the entrance of each building or room. In some instances you may need to use the card to exit areas as well. Further details may be found in the sections entitled Library and Computer Rooms.
There is a self-service laundry facility in the Institute Housing Complex. To use the machines, you must first purchase a laundry card from the Reception Office in Fuld Hall. The cards are $10, with $7 on the card plus a $3 deposit. If you return the card to the Reception Office before you leave, you will get the deposit back plus a refund of any money remaining on the card.
Your Institute Access Card will allow 24-hour access to the Mathematics-Natural Sciences Library located on the second floor of Fuld Hall. The Library contains over 30,000 volumes and has a distinguished collection of journals. Momota Ganguli, Librarian, is in the Library from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., weekdays. All circulating materials must remain on Institute premises; books and bound periodicals may not leave the libary. Reference books and unbound periodicals should be used only in the Library. See the librarian if you are unable to find a book. Please keep the Library doors closed after hours.
In your housing packet, you will find a map of the Institute Housing Complex, a map of the campus and a map of Princeton University. Please visit the Women and Mathematics Program website for a map of the Princeton area. (www.math.ias.edu)
Meals for Women and Mathematics Program participants begin with dinner May 11 at the Nassau Inn and end with lunch at the IAS on May 22. (Included are breakfast, lunch, and dinner on weekdays.) Participants will have breakfast at the Nassau Inn before coming to the IAS every morning. The Dining Hall is open Monday through Friday for lunch, 12:00 noon-1:30 p.m. A chargeable card will be left at the cashier registers where you can notify the cashier and by way of wearing your name badge and having your ID card with you signifying you are part of the program and they are to charge your meal to the card. Meals are served cafeteria style. There are hot and cold meat and vegetarian entrees, sandwiches, salads, soups, fruit and desserts available for lunch.
Monday, May 11, at 6:00 p.m. Informal welcome buffet at Nassau Inn.
Messages and Notices
A portable bulletin board is located in the lobby of Simonyi Hall and messages to participants, shuttle schedules, notices about seminars, activities, sign-up sheets, etc. will be posted there. Please be sure to check the bulletin board a few times each day.
The Women’s Program office is located at Fuld Hall, Room #214. Office hours are from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Women’s Program organizers and lecturers have offices in Simonyi or Fuld Halls. Please see the Office Directory in your packet. In addition, there is a shared office for postdocs, graduate and undergraduate students. After hours and on weekends the Institute ID card will give you access to the computer labs on campus.
There is a copier on the main floor of Simonyi Hall and on the second floor of Fuld Hall. Please bring large or complex copying projects to the office to be done by the staff.
The Women’s Program schedule is available on the website, and is updated on a daily basis. A full schedule is included in the registration packet. Most lectures will be held in the Seminar Room of Simonyi Hall (School of Mathematics), research seminars will meet in Simonyi Hall and the review sessions and Women in Science Seminar will meet in the Dilworth Room in the lower level of the Dining Hall. Visit the Women’s Program website for updates.
The Institute provides free shuttle service between the Institute, the town of Princeton, and Princeton University. Scheduled service runs Monday through Friday, with an abbreviated schedule on Saturdays. The shuttle also makes scheduled stops at the Princeton Shopping Center where a grocery store, a drug store, restaurants, a book store and other specialty shops are located. A schedule is included in your packet. Additional copies may be found in the Mail Information Center and the Reception Office in Fuld Hall.
The Women’s Program website, https://www.math.ias.edu/wam/2015 will be updated on a daily basis. Please visit the site for announcements and the latest information.