the graduate student
for the 2015 Algebraic Geometry Summer Research Institute

University of Utah         •         Salt Lake City         •         July 6-10, 2015



& topics




Unless arranged otherwise:

  • Mentors and organizers will be staying at the University Guest House
  • Participants will be staying at the Heritage Commons Residence Hall

To reach the University campus, the Guest House, or the Residence Hall from the airport, taxis are about $25. Alternatively, the UTA TRAX (Salt Lake Valley's light rail system, see Rail System Map for more information) runs from the airport to downton (green line, from Airport to Courthouse), where you change to another train that brings you to campus and the Guest House (red line, from Courthouse to Stadium 1349 E 500 S and, respectively, Fort Douglas, 200 S Wasatch Dr). The Residence Hall is a short walk from the Guest House. Both the Guest House and the Residence Hall are at walking distance from campus.


  • University Guest House
    110 South Fort Douglas Blvd
    Salt Lake City, UT 84113
  • Heritage Commons Residence Hall
    Check in at Peterson Heritage Center
    151 Connor Road
    Salt Lake City, UT 84112
  • Department of Mathematics
    155 South 1400 East
    Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Parking: The Guest House and Residence Halls should have available parking for a daily fee - please check with them about parking options. Parking is also available on campus, see the Visitor Parking page and campus parking map. Note, however, that campus is at walking distance from the Guest House and Residence Halls, and there is also a conveient Campus Shuttle available.

Please refer to the interactive campus map to locate the various buildings (WEB, JWB, LCB, JTB) as well as the University Guest House and the Heritage Commons Residence Hall.

  • Morning lectures and the two professional development talks will meet in WEB L104.
  • Poster sessions will be hosted in the hallways on the second and third floors of JWB.
  • Groups will meet in the afternoon in individual rooms in the two Math buildings JWB and LCB, in the Tutoring Center which connects the two buildings, and in JTB. Rooms will be assigned to groups according to the table below.

For reimbursement requests, please check the reimbursement instructions.

Wireless internet is available in most residence hall buildings, but cannot be guaranteed. You can access the wireless internet using the UGuest network with a valid e-mail address. If you are from an institutions that participate in eduroam, then you can alternatively connect using the eduroam network.

The AMS has prepared a Participant Information page for the participants of the AMS Summer Research Institute immediately following the Bootcamp. This page contains useful information about the campus and facilities offered by the University. Please keep in mind that this page also contains some information specifically addressed to the participants of the AMS Summer Research Institute which may not apply to you as a participant of the Bootcamp.