Registration for the program will take place at the Hyatt Place 3565 US Highway 1 Princeton, NJ 08540 from noon - 5pm. Check in for the hotel is 2 pm. There will be one shuttle run to the IAS from the Hyatt Place at 3 pm for tea service in the common room in Fuld Hall. The shuttle will bring you back to the Hyatt Place at 5 pm (leaving from the front of Fuld Hall) for dinner at 6 pm which will take place at the Hyatt Place. You will have a chance to meet the organizers, lecturers and other participants and to pick up your participant packet.
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 lab in the Leibowitz classroom on the first floor of Simonyi Hall (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 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://regdhcp.net.ias.edu/reg.
Printing is provided in Simonyi Hall via the printer s0d (Room 028) and 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 or Cluster area, 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 and Library Stack Room in Fuld Hall, the Computer Lab in Simonyi Hall 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.
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. Library books can be consulted but should not be taken out of the library by participants of the program. Lecturers may check out books but they are to remain in their offices. The deadline for returning books is Thursday, May 23. See the librarian if you are unable to find a book. Please keep the Library doors closed after hours.
In your packet, you will find 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. (http://www.ias.edu/about/directions)
Meals for Women and Mathematics Program participants begin with dinner May 13 and end with lunch on May 24. (Included are breakfast, lunch, and dinner on weekdays.) The Hyatt Place has a breakfast buffet which is served daily from 6:30 - 9:30 am during the week. Please eat breakfast before you come to the IAS. Lunch will be served at IAS from noon - 1:30 pm. The group will go over for lunch at 12:30 pm and will be given meal coupons to give to the cashier as payment. Meals are served cafeteria style. Hot and cold meat and vegetarian entrees, sandwiches, salads, soups, fruit and desserts available for lunch. Please present one lunch ticket to the cashier after making your selection.
Monday, May 13, at 6:00 p.m. Informal welcome buffet at the Hyatt Place.
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. Updates can also be found on the Women’s Program website: www.math.ias.edu/node/2278
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.
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/2013 will be updated on a daily basis. Please visit the site for announcements and the latest information.