Planning Your Stay

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will be host to the 43rd General Council and Festival of Faith.

Located in north Oshawa, ON, the campus is easy to reach by car or transit:

University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)
2000 Simcoe St. North
Oshawa, ON  L1H 7K4

For Council Attendees/Commissioners

Council attendees are responsible for arranging their own travel and accommodations. A block of rooms has been reserved at UOIT for registered attendees. Meals are included for most registered attendees.

A shuttle service from the Oshawa GO train station will be available Friday, July 20, and Saturday, July 21, running every 30 minutes between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m.

Please refer to the following documents for complete details:

For Everyone

If you would like to attend GC43 simply as an observer, please e-mail the registrar.

Getting Here by Car

Located about an hour east of Toronto, UOIT is easy to get to via Highway 401. Parking is available onsite.

From the west on Hwy. 401

  • Travelling east on Hwy. 401, take exit 417 Simcoe St.
  • Turn north on Simcoe St. and travel for approximately 8 km to the stop lights at Commencement Circle.
  • UOIT will be on your left.

From the east on Hwy. 401

  • Travelling west on Hwy. 401, take exit 418 Ritson Rd./Simcoe St.
  • The exit becomes Drew St. Drive north on Drew for 100 m.
  • Turn left at the lights onto First Ave. Drive west on First Ave. for 500 m.
  • Turn right onto Simcoe St., and north for approximately 7.5 km to the stop lights at Commencement Circle.
  • UOIT will be on your left.

Getting Here by Rail and Public Transit

The UOIT campus is accessible via GO Transit or VIA Rail at the Oshawa GO/VIA station. Connections can be made to Durham Region Transit, the Toronto Transit Commission, and the UP Express at Pearson Airport.

Other Means of Travel

UOIT’s interactive maps provide additional information—just make sure you’re looking at directions for the north Oshawa campus, not the downtown Oshawa campus!

Accommodations and Meals

There are several hotels and dining options in the area. Please visit the UOIT and City of Oshawa websites for further information.

Following are a few options: