Housing and Logistics

Just 20 minutes east of downtown Cleveland, Ursuline College is situated on 60+ green, rolling acres where residents feel safe and surrounded by nature. Beneath the quiet surface, the campus is a hive of productive activity and discovery.

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Institute Stipends

Participants selected to attend the institute will receive a stipend of $2,200. Participants are encouraged to communicate in a timely manner with the organizers on all paperwork.
Please note: Stipends are considered taxable.

As a part of your participation in this institute, you will also be expected to complete an evaluation at the end.

Housing at Ursuline College

Smith Hall

• Suite-style upper-class hall with 6 suites on each of 3 floors
A limited number of accessible suites are available.
• Bedroom size is approximately 10’x 11′.
• Each suite has 4 private bedrooms, a bathroom, common living space with sofa, chair and coffee table, a kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave, sink, a table and 4 chairs and cupboards.
• Each bedroom includes a dresser, standard twin bed, desk, chair, and small two-drawer movable file cabinet.
• Cable TV is available in the common lounge areas.
• Ethernet ports are available in each individual bedroom, and one port in the living room, for connection to the internet and Ursuline College Network.
• Wireless access points are installed in various suites making WIFI connection simple for residents. Simply connect to UCGUEST.
• There are coin-operated washer and dryer machines on the first floor and a snack machine.
• The third floor has a gathering area with TV, lounge furniture and a complete kitchen is adjacent to the TV areas.
• A six-station computer lab is also located on the third floor with printer.

Housing at Smith Hall costs $30 per day ($31.35 inclusive of tax).
If you do not bring your own linens, they are available for purchase at $20 per set.
Blankets are $5 each.

Accepted Participants can reserve housing at https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=Vz3Uxa

For more information visit https://www.ursuline.edu/student-life/residence-halls

Dining at Ursuline College

Metz Café

Most meals will be served on campus through Metz Dining, located in the Pilla Student Center. A variety of options will be available and we are able to accommodate various dietary restrictions, including Kosher, vegetarian, gluten-free, and vegan.

During site visits, dining will occur off campus; a per diem will be given to participants to cover the cost of food.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Coffee & Tea during breaks for the duration of the institute costs $626 (inclusive).

Accepted Participants can reserve dining at https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=Vz3Uxa

For more information visit https://www.ursulinemetz.com/pilla.html


Participants will need to provide their own transportation to Ursuline College. Cleveland’s main airport is Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, located about 30 minutes from Ursuline.

A bus will provide transportation during site visits and field trips that occur as part of the Institute.

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