The Summer Institute in Sexuality Studies 2017 will take place at the York University Keele Campus, which is located at 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3.
York University Accommodation and Conference Services
York University Accommodation and Conference Services have a limited number of rooms available at a rate of $46/night before tax, as well as some guest apartments and hotel standard accommodation. For more information, please view the York University Accommodation and Conference Services website: http://studenthousing.info.yorku.ca/acs/accommodation/
March 1 is the earliest anyone can contact ACS to make individual bookings. The space is first-come, first-serve to all York visitors. We recommend you make your booking with ACS as soon as possible. To make a reservation, please contact ACS directly at askACS@yorku.ca.
York’s Schulich Executive Learning Centre offers accommodation at $149/night. The bookings can be made via their website: http://www.acc-schulichexecutiveconferencecentre.com/toronto-accommodations-en.html
Accommodation near York University
Three hotels located within a 5-minute drive of York University and can be booked at $80-$120/night.
Super 8 Toronto North: http://www.super8torontonorth.com/
Holiday Inn Express Toronto-North York: https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/north-york/yyzny/hoteldetail
Comfort Inn Toronto North: http://www.comfortinntorontonorth.com/
Accommodation in downtown Toronto
Affordable accommodation in downtown Toronto can be found via local hostels. Specific hostels can be found and bookings can be made via
Hostels: http://www.hostels.com/toronto/Canada or Hostel World: http://www.hostelworld.com/findabed.php/ChosenCity.Toronto/ChosenCountry.Canada
2. Transportation & Parking at York University
The York University Keele Campus (4700 Keele Street) is located in North York, which is a 45-60 minute transit commute or a 30 minute drive from downtown Toronto. The closest subway station is Sheppard West (formerly Downsview) station, which has a direct 196 York University Rocket bus shuttle operating to the campus.
Getting to York University from Pearson Airport
Directions to the York University Keele Campus from Pearson International Airport: http://maps.info.yorku.ca/keele-airport-directions/
2) Public Transit: Getting to York University from Pearson International Airport
- Trip via the 52 and 195 TTC buses (see Google Maps here)
- Trip via the 52 and 41 TTC buses (see Google Maps here)
- Both the 195 and 41 buses arrive directly at the York bus loop. You will want to have change on hand for the trip. TTC costs $3.25/trip, which includes 1 transfer.
Getting to York University from Billy Bishop Airport
If you are staying in downtown Toronto or near the Keele campus, you will be using the Toronto Transit system to get to the University. The TTC website, fare information, and transportation schedules can be found here: http://www.ttc.ca/
Driving and parking on campus
1) Driving directions to the York University Keele Campus: http://maps.info.yorku.ca/keele-driving-directions/
2) Daily rates for parking on the York University Keele Campus are dependent on the proximity of the parking lot to the centre of the campus. Please find the various rates at the following link: http://parking.info.yorku.ca/daily-rates/
3) Visitor accessible parking information is available at the following link: http://parking.info.yorku.ca/accessible/
3. York University Maps
York University-Keele campus maps (including interactive, accessibility, gender neutral washrooms, emergency phones, and bike paths) are available at the following link: http://maps.info.yorku.ca/keele-campus/
4. Other tips
Google Maps is helpful in planning your journey to York University, and to check transit schedules. To plan a trip, enter “York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto” as your destination in the map to determine the best travel route: https://www.google.ca/maps