Information for Participants

SPIDA hotel arrangements & On-campus residence

Detailed information has been emailed to individual participants who are coming from outside the GTA area.

If you do not receive an email or if you need further assistance, please write to

Other Off-Campus Housing

If you would rather stay elsewhere, here is a list of suggested local hotels. Please contact them directly to make a reservation.

General information is available at the Toronto Convention & Visitors Association website Tourism Toronto.

Comfort Inn
66 Norfinch Dr
(Hwy 400/Finch Ave)

Holiday Inn Express
30 Norfinch Dr
(Hwy 400/Finch Ave)

50 Norfinch Dr
(Hwy 400/Finch Ave)
416-663-9500 or 1-800-578-7878

Holiday Inn Yorkdale
3450 Dufferin St
(Hwy 401/Dufferin)
416-789-5161 or 1-800-465-4329

Dodge Suites Hotel
3600 Steeles Ave West
(Hwy 400/Steeles)
905-856-9600 or 1-800-561-9946


Parking closest to both the TEL and SSB Buildings is the Student Services Parking Garage (#84 on the map).

Please refer to the York Parking Services website ( for current information regarding on-campus parking.

Food Services

There are many chain restaurants and cafeterias found on campus.

Establishments located on campus at York Lanes and the Student Centre serve Indian, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, and vegetarian food, as well as sandwiches and burgers.

For a complete listing of food services on campus,
please refer to the Food Services website (

Computer and Internet Access

Each participant will be given a York computer account and will have access to the computer lab. These labs have Internet and e-mail access.

Off-campus Services

In the north end of the city, there are a number of restaurants, malls, beer/liquor stores, and banks. There are also a number of ATMs on campus (Bank of Montreal, Toronto Dominion, Scotia Bank). The main streets around us are Steeles (North), Jane (West), Keele (East) and Finch (South). Do not hesitate to ask us if your favourite restaurant is nearby or within the delivery area.

Social Events

Thursday May 24th, ISR Reception (TEL 5082)

Thursday May 31st, SPIDA 2012 Dinner
Schulich School of Business Dining Room)

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