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Hop a flight directly into Albany International--we're just 20 minutes from the airport, including traffic. We're also easily accessible by Amtrak and Megabus. Union is 25 minutes west of Albany, three hours west of Boston and three hours north of New York City.

By Car

From the North and South:

From New York State Thruway Exit 24, take the Northway (I-87) north to Exit 6 (marked 'Route 7 west'). Follow Route 7 west for 6.5 miles and bear right onto Union Street. Continue on Union Street for 2.7 miles and enter the campus through Payne Gate on the right. The Admissions Office is the third building on your right as you enter campus.

From the East:

From I-90 West, take the New York State Thruway Exit B1. Continue on I-90 West to Exit 1.Take I-87 North (the Adirondack Northway). Follow the directions from the Northway as listed above.

From the West:

From Thruway Exit 26, take I-890 east to Exit 4 (Erie Boulevard). Follow Erie Boulevard north to Union Street (second light after the Amtrak station), turn right onto Union Street, and follow for one mile. Enter the campus through Payne Gate on the left. The Admissions Office is the third building on your right as you enter campus.

By Air

Taxi and rental car services are available from Albany Airport, about a 15-minute drive from campus.

By rental car, turn right at the airport exit onto Albany-Shaker Road and drive north to Route 7. Turn left onto Route 7 west (there is a car dealership at that light). Follow Route 7 for 4 miles and bear right onto Union Street. Continue on Union Street for 2.7 miles and enter the campus through Payne Gate on the right. Please park along the right side of the street marked "Admissions Visitor Parking." The Admissions Office is the third building on your right as you enter the campus.

By Train

The Amtrak station is on State Street in Schenectady, a 10-minute walk or short taxi ride from the campus. The Admissions Office is the third building on your right as you enter the campus.

By Bus

The bus station is on State Street in Schenectady, a 15-minute walk or short taxi ride from campus. The Admissions Office is the third building on your right as you enter the campus.

Directions to the campus are available through our voicemail system at (518) 388-6688, ext. 9703.