PLEASE TAKE NOTICE
A Mandatory Orientation Meeting for all travelers to NYC and DC will be held
on Wednesday, March 9th from 5:30-7:00 pm in the Theatre Room, B323.
Trip for Tolerance: important information and guidelines
participating in the Trip for Tolerance is required to read the information
presented on this page, and sign the consent and medical form provided
just above. This will ensure that the Trip for Tolerance provides all
participants with a secure, organized and valuable educational experience.
The Vanier College "Trip for Tolerance" is a collaborative effort sponsored by Vanier's Jewish Studies Program, Science-Plus Program, the Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal, the Kleinmann Family Foundation, Vanier Student Services Department, the C.O.R.E Connection, The Learning Centre, the Office of the Director-General, the Office of the Academic Dean, the Faculty of Social Science, Commerce, Arts & Letters and the Faculty of Science and General Studies.
$300. (This amount includes hotel, bus and entrance fees.)
A) To confirm
a registration, a student must pay a $100.00 deposit immediately. This
payment is to be made at the Accounting Office (3rd floor of the H-Building)
anytime between 8.30 and 4.30. The student must specify that the payment
is for the Trip for Tolerance. This deposit will confirm the student's
place on the bus.
(Humanities, Jewish Studies) 744-7500 ext. 7152, room N542
1) All participants
must have the following document:
2) All participants
must have one of the following:
See this page
for more important information on traveling to the USA:
If your private
or family insurance policy, or credit card, does not cover you fully
for medical emergencies in the US, you can obtain the necessary coverage
quickly by phoning Blue Cross, (514) 286-8403. More information is provided
25 (Good Friday)
1. All students agree to keep a daily journal which they will submit at the end of the Trip. Prize money is set aside for the best journals. An essay contest will also be created to encourage essay-writing deriving from the "Trip for Tolerance."
2. All students agree to participate in local orientation and group preparation sessions before March 20. Dates and events to be announced.
3. All students are encouraged to integrate relevant course-work into the Trip for Tolerance by making individual arrangements with teachers who may be willing to create course assignments connected with this trip.
4. All students agree to participate in all the visits and activities on the Trip for Tolerance itinerary.
5. Student free-time activity during the Trip must be done in coordination with teachers (trip leaders) and in groups only.
6. After returning from the Trip, all students agree to make themselves available to speak to interested audiences about their experiences on the Trip for Tolerance.
1. All participants must obey all US laws, including the law that prohibits people under 21 years of age from buying alcoholic beverages.
must NOT bring any of the following on the Trip:
4. Student free-time activity during the Trip must be done in coordination with teachers (trip leaders) and in groups only.
5. Please do not litter and smoke on the bus
6. Out of consideration for fellow-passengers and for keeping to the Trip's tight itinerary, everyone must be super-punctual about returning to the bus following a rest-stop or educational visit.
7. Except for rare instances, students will not be permitted to wander around without a teacher. Small groups can explore different areas of a city, but this must be done in the company of a teacher.