The 200354-200465 academic calendar is available by clicking on “Academics and Research” on the KU homepagehomepage.
21.5 UNIVERSITY FACULTY AND STAFF CONTACT INFORMATION
An updated telephone list of faculty and staff is is in Appendix C or on the KUniversity websitehomepage, click “Computer Services & Facilities,” and then eGuide for this information.
21.6 GETTING TO AND FROM CAMPUS
University Shuttle Services:
The Koç University campus is located on a hill above Sarıyer. Koç University runs its own shuttle buses between the campus, lojmans (faculty residences) and Sarıyer. The routes are Campus/Lojman, Campus/Sarıyer, Campus/Siteler, Campus/Beşiktaş, Campus/Taksim, and Campus/4.Levent Metro. There are two shuttle services: Campus/Lojman and Campus/Sarıyer/Lojman. There are different schedules for workdays, weekends/holidays, and summer and semester breaks. These schedules and drop off points can be accessed on the Koç websitewebsite in the “Campus Life” section. The shuttle buses display the logo “Gürsel” (the name of the operating company) and should have a sign inside the front window that specifies their route. If you are unsure, you might verify the destination with the driver when you get on.
The shuttles you will need at first will most likely be the Campus/Lojman and Campus/Sarıyer ones.
Campus/Lojman Shuttles will picks you up in front of your lojman if you are’re standing there (if you live in lojmans 1-5, you need to walk to the corner), and drop yous off in front of the main fountain orand in front of the Sevgi Gönül auditorium. When returning from cCampus, Campus/Lojman Shuttles will pick yous up in front of the Sevgi Gönül Auditorium, as well as the “clock bus stop.,” They willand drops you off in front of your lojman. The Campus/Lojman shuttle is free.
Campus / Sarıyer /Lojman Shuttles will pick yous up near the “clock bus stop”, in front of your lojman if you are’re standing there (if you live in lojmans 1-5, you need to walk to the corner), , and in the area between the seabusseabus station (Deniz Otobüs iskelesi) and Garanti Bank in Sarıyer.
A one-way ride on the Campus/Sarıyer/Lojman shuttle should must be paid for with a ticket, which costs 750,0001 YTLmillion tl (less than a dollar). These tickets, which come in booklets of ten or twenty, are sold at the travel agency counter (Gürsel Turizm) located in the Sstudent Ccenter building on the first basement floor across next to the post office (PTT)from the Migros grocery store. A ride can also be paid for in cash on the shuttle., but the drivers do not prefer this.
:Public Transportation: The Sarıyer – Rumelifeneri İ.E.T.T Public Bus # 150 offers bus service from the campus to Sarıyer. The bus stop can be found outside the school gates. An up-to-date schedule can be reached online from the “Campus Life” section on the KU homepage.
Taxi Services: Cabs are available 24 hours a day. Reliable and recommended companies are Martı Taksi and Kumsal Taksi. As of August 2004, a one-way trip between campus and Sarıyer is about 6-7 million tl ($4-5). At the time of this writing, the taxi meter should start at 1 million tl. The taxi meter should show which rates you are being charged. Day rates (gündüz) run until midnight. After midnight night (gece) rates apply.
Martı Taksi: 341-1184, 341-1185 (Sinpaş) 242-6048 (Sarıyer)
Kumsal Taksi: 218-3267, 242-9357Cabs are available 24 hours a day. Reliable and recommended companies are Martı Taksi and Kumsal Taksi. At the time of this writing, the taxi meter should start at 1.3 YTL. The taxi meter should show which rate you are being charged. Day rates (gündüz) run until midnight. After midnight, night (gece) rates apply.
Martı Taksi: 341-1184, 341-1185 (Sinpaş- the apartments near campus) 242-6048 (Sarıyer)
Kumsal Taksi: 218-3267, 242-9357
As of August 2005, a one-way trip between campus and Sarıyer is approximately YTL ($4-5). A ride to the airport is approximately 45 YTL ($35) in the daytime and 65 YTL ($50) after midnight.
Calling a Taxi:
To call a taxi, say “Taksi lütfen – lojmanlar” and then give your building and apartment number.
The Sarıyer – Rumelifeneri İ.E.T.T Public Bus # 150 offers bus service from the campus to Sarıyer. The bus stop can be found outside the school gates. An up-to-date schedule can be reached online by clicking on the “Campus Life” on the KU homepage.
For further information about public transportation in Istanbul refer to Section 3.62..3 .
Traffic Regulations (Trafik Kuralları) on Campus: Campus traffic regulations can be reached online in the “Campus Life” section of the KU homepage.
Parking Rules and Parking Stickers
Parking Rules: The following parking rules apply:
At the faculty residences, residents must use parking spaces marked by white lines.
Faculty must use the underground parking facility.
Families cannot use the underground parking facility.
All cars owned by a faculty member of any of his/her family members cars must have a sticker.
Parking Stickers: Parking stickers are distributed by the Office of the General Secretary. The procedure is as follows:
Your faculty secretary fills out an application
The General Secretary signs it.
You can pick up your sticker from Zeynep Neyza Ackabay (Ext. 1208 ).
Traffic Regulations (Trafik Kuralları) on Campus
Campus traffic regulations can be found in the “Campus Life” section of the KU website.