Our location is ideal

Area information

Hop a flight directly into Albany International—we're just 15+ 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.

Union is close to a major airport and train and bus stations, and there are a variety of accommodations near campus. Downtown Schenectady, just a short walk away, has many restaurants with a range of casual, ethnic and gourmet cuisines.

The Capital-Saratoga Region is brimming with young people (more than 55,000 college students live here) and offers arts, culture, shopping and recreation in nearby Albany, Troy and Saratoga Springs. Need more? New York City and Boston are three hours away by car, and Montreal, four.

Where to find us:

To reach Payne Gate and the Admissions Office (Grant Hall), off Union Street, please input these GPS entries:

Library Lane, Schenectady, NY Coordinates: N 42° 48’ 56.038” W 73° 55’ 50.192”