All students and prospective students should contact:

New Student Orientation and General Information
212-647-7800, ext. 1777 - Mary Romano, secretary

Student Services
646-230-1253 - Metropolitian Center Student Services

Perspective Students and Information Sessions
646-230-1208 - Metropolitian Center Recruitment and Outreach

SUNY Empire State College Annual Safety Report

SUNY Empire State College Annual Safety Report - Staten Island (PDF  304kB)

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Directions

Empire State College is located at 500 Seaview Ave. in suite 230  in Staten Island across from State Island University Hospital North. From the front entrance the college is in the first office at the top of the stairs (second floor).

Bus | Staten Island Railway | Driving | Parking


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Bus

Visit the MTA for current schedules. A Staten Island bus route map is also available. Note: You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read PDF documents. If Acrobat Reader is not installed on your computer, you can download it for free from Adobe.

From St. George Ferry Terminal

  • S52 — Exit at Seaview Avenue. The college is located opposite Staten Island University Hospital North.
    Schedule: 5 a.m. to Midnight
  • S78 — Exit at Hylan Boulevard and Seaview Avenue. Walk three blocks south on Seaview Avenue. The college is on the right.
    Schedule: 24 hours a day/7 days a week

From Tottenville (Main Street)

  • S78 — Exit at Hylan Boulevard and Seaview Avenue. Walk three blocks south on Seaview Avenue. The college is on the right.
    Schedule: 24 hours a day/7 days a week

From Staten Island Mall (Richmond Avenue)

  • S79 — Exit at Hylan Boulevard and Seaview Avenue. Walk three blocks south on Seaview Avenue. The college is on the right.
    Schedule: Weekdays - 5:00 a.m. to 10:40 p.m., Saturdays - 6:47 a.m. to 10:40 p.m., Sundays - 7:50 a.m. to 7:23 p.m.

From Brooklyn (Bay Ridge - 86th Street "R" Subway Station)

  • S79 — Exit at Hylan Boulevard and Seaview Avenue. Walk three blocks south on Seaview Avenue. The college is on the right.
    Schedule: Weekdays - 6:05 a.m. to 11:50 p.m., Saturdays - 7:50 a.m. to 11:48 p.m., Sundays - 9:00 a.m. to 8:38 p.m.

Staten Island Railway

Visit the MTA  for the current railway timetable. A Staten Island Railway system map is also available. Note: You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read PDF documents. If Acrobat Reader is not installed on your computer, you can download it for free from Adobe.

  • From either Saint George or Tottenville, take the SIR to the Dongan Hills station.
  • Walk five blocks south (past Hylan Boulevard) on Seaview Avenue. The college is on the right.
    Schedule: 24 hours a day/7 days a week

Driving

From the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (other New York City boroughs)

  • Try to take the lower level and stay in the right lane.
  • After going through the toll booth, get off at the second exit, South Beach/Lily Pond Avenue. Continue straight under the overpass.
  • Stay on Lily Pond Avenue which becomes Father Capodanno Boulevard. Go through three traffic lights. Blue hospital signs indicate you are going in the right direction. The fourth traffic light will be Seaview Avenue.
  • Make a right onto Seaview Avenue. In a short distance the Staten Island University Hospital will be on the right with the college directly across the street.
  • Go past 500 Seaview Ave. and make a U-turn from the left lane around the center island.
  • Turn into the circular drive in front of the building.

From the Goethals Bridge (New Jersey)

  • Follow signs on the Staten Island Expressway (Route 278) toward the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
  • Get off at the Lily Pond Avenue exit: it is the last exit before the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge., Lily Pond Avenue.
  • At the traffic light at the end of the ramp, make a right turn onto Lily Pond Avenue (which becomes Father Capodanno Boulevard). Go through three traffic lights. Blue hospital signs indicate you are going in the right direction. The fourth traffic light will be Seaview Avenue.
  • Make a right onto Seaview Avenue. In a short distance the Staten Island University Hospital will be on the right with the college directly across the street.
  • Go past 500 Seaview Ave. and make a U-turn from the left lane around the center island.
  • Turn into the circular drive in front of the building.

Parking

Metered parking and pay lots are within walking distance.