Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Additional hours may be arranged, in advance, for specific circumstances.

The office is closed on federal holidays. Please contact the office directly for additional information.

Our office serves as an information and outreach center providing personal guidance to adults interested in pursuing their undergraduate and graduate degrees.

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Directions

The Empire State College office is located in downtown Albany on the concourse level of the Empire State Plaza, mid-way between the base of The Egg and the state Capitol. The office is situated between SEFCU and The Legislative Gazette.


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From the North

  • Exit Interstate 87 (Northway) at exit 1 (I-90 east).
  • Take Interstate 90 east to exit 6A (I-787/Albany/Troy) south.
  • Continue on I-787 to exit 3A (Route 9 south/Route 20 east/Rensselaer/Empire State Plaza).
  • Follow the signs to the plaza and parking.

From the South

  • Exit Interstate 90 (Thruway) at exit 23 (Albany (Downtown)/Troy/Rensselaer/I-787/ Route 9W).
  • Follow Interstate 787 north to exit 3A (Route 9 south/Route 20 east/Rensselaer/Empire State Plaza).
  • Follow the signs to the plaza and parking.

From the East

  • Exit Interstate 90 at exit B1 (I-90 west/Route 9/Albany/Hudson).
  • Follow I-90 west. After crossing the Hudson River, take exit 6A (I-787/Albany/Troy) south.
  • Continue on I-787 to exit 3A (Route 9 south/Route 20 east/Rensselaer/Empire State Plaza).
  • Follow the signs to the plaza and parking.

From the West

  • Exit Interstate 90 (Thruway) at exit 23 (Albany (Downtown)/Troy/Rensselaer/I-787/ Route 9W).
  • Follow Interstate 787 north to exit 3A (Route 9 south/Route 20 east/Rensselaer/Empire State Plaza).
  • Follow the signs to the plaza and parking.

Public Transportation

  • Several bus routes stop at the Empire State Plaza.
  • Visit the CDTA (Capital District Transportation Authority) website for the most up-to-date schedules.