Location Information

Riverdale: An Oasis in New York City

Manhattan College offers the best of both worlds: an expansive, bucolic campus with a close-knit community and homey atmosphere, plus easy access to the most exciting city in the world — New York.

 

The campus is nestled into the community-minded section of New York City, Riverdale.

 

Manhattan College is ...

  • just 30 minutes from midtown Manhattan
  • 25 minutes from LaGuardia Airport
  • 25 minutes from Penn Station
  • at the Van Cortland Park-242 Street stop of the #1 subway

 

FREE PARKING in the campus parking structure. Campus housing available with air conditioning and WiFi.

 

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Travel Information

Manhattan College is located at

4513 Manhattan College Parkway

Riverdale, NY 10471

Phone: 718-862-8000

www.Manhattan.edu

 

To connect with other conference participants regarding carpooling or sharing airport transportation feel free to post on our Facebook event page by clicking here.

 

Residence Hall GPS Address:

Horan Hall

4381 Post Road

Bronx (Riverdale), NY 10471

 

Campus Parking Garage GPS Address:

4570 Manhattan College Parkway

Bronx (Riverdale), NY 10471

 

PARKING:

Free parking will be available in the campus parking structure for Conference Participants. Request a parking pass when you register for the conference. The pass will be emailed to you the week before the conference.

 

Manhattan College Campus is easily accessible by car or public transportation.

 

DIRECTIONS BY CAR:

FROM LONG ISLAND

Robert F. Kennedy Bridge (Triborough Bridge)

  • Follow signs to Major Deegan Expressway (I-87) North.
  • Exit at Van Cortlandt Park South, bear right off the ramp and bear right onto Broadway.
  • At second traffic light, turn left and then left again onto Manhattan College Parkway.
  • Proceed up hill to main gate on right.

 

Whitestone or Throgs Neck Bridge

  • Take Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95) to Major Deegan Expressway (I-87) North.
  • Exit at Van Cortlandt Park South, bear right off the ramp and bear right onto Broadway.
  • At second traffic light, turn left and then left again onto Manhattan College Parkway.
  • Proceed up hill to main gate on right.

 

FROM UPSTATE

Saw Mill River Parkway/Henry Hudson Parkway

  • Exit at 246th Street.
  • Turn left at first traffic light, turn right onto Fieldston Road at circle and then turn left onto Manhattan College Parkway.
  • Proceed down hill to main gate on left.

 

New York State Thruway (I-87)

  • The Thruway South (I-87) becomes the Major Deegan Expressway.
  • Exit at Van Cortlandt Park South, turn right off ramp and bear right onto Broadway.
  • At second traffic light, turn left and then left again onto Manhattan College Parkway.
  • Proceed up hill to main gate on right.

 

FROM NEW JERSEY

George Washington Bridge

  • Take Henry Hudson Parkway North to 239th Street exit (no commercial vehicles).
  • At stop sign, proceed straight across intersection (monument on left), pass traffic light and bear right at fork onto Manhattan College Parkway.
  • Proceed down hill to main gate on left.

 

FROM MANHATTAN

F.D.R. Drive

  • Take F.D.R. Drive to Major Deegan Expressway (I-87) North.
  • Exit at Van Cortlandt Park South, bear right off ramp and bear right onto Broadway.
  • At second traffic light, turn left and then left again onto Manhattan College Parkway.
  • Proceed up hill to main gate on right.

 

West Side Highway

  • Take West Side Highway to Henry Hudson Parkway North to W. 239th Street exit.
  • At stop sign, proceed straight across intersection (monument on left), pass traffic light and bear right at fork onto Manhattan College Parkway.
  • Proceed down hill to main gate on left.

 

FROM NEW ENGLAND

New England Thruway (I-95)

  • Take New England Thruway West to Cross Westchester Expressway, then onto New York State Thruway South.
  • Exit at Van Cortlandt Park South, turn right off ramp and bear right onto Broadway.
  • At second traffic light, turn left and then left again onto Manhattan College Parkway.
  • Proceed up hill to main gate on right.

 

FROM AIRPORTS:

JFK

  • Take Van Wyck Expressway North to Grand Central Parkway to Robert F. Kennedy Bridge (Triborough Bridget), and follow the Long Island directions (above).

 

LaGuardia

  • Take Grand Central Parkway to Robert F. Kennedy Bridge (Triborough Bridge), and follow Long Island directions (above).

 

Newark Liberty

  • Take N.J. Turnpike North to George Washington Bridge and follow the New Jersey directions (above).

 

DIRECTIONS BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

METRO-NORTH

  • The Marble Hill, Spuyten Duyvil and Riverdale railroad stations are all near the College. The Marble Hill Station is the best choice for connecting with public transportation or taxi. For schedule information, call Metro-North at 212-532-4900 or visit mta.info.

 

MTA SUBWAY

  • Take the 1 train to Van Cortlandt Park-242 Street (last stop).
  • Walk up the hill on W. 242nd Street to main gate on right.

 

MTA BUS

  • Bus routes near the College are the 7, 10 and 24, all of which stop at W. 239th Street and Riverdale Avenue.
  • For more information on subway and city bus schedules, call NYC Transit information at 718-330-1234 or visit mta.info.

 

BUS FROM NEW JERSEY

  • Take bus to Port Authority Terminal at either W. 42nd Street or W. 178th Street.
  • Take the 1 train to Van Cortlandt Park-242 Street (last stop).
  • Walk up the hill on W. 242nd Street to main gate on right.

 

DIRECTIONS BY TRAIN:

Amtrak trains arrive into New York City's Penn Station located in midtown approximately 12 miles from campus. Once arriving at Penn Station, you can take public transportation to campus per the provided directions.

 

CARPOOLING:

If you are interested in carpooling, please feel free to use our Facebook Page as a discussion board for possible carpooling opportunities with other attendees. www.facebook.com/21CNFC

 

TAXIS:

Target Taxi: (718) 796-6900

NY Finest: (347) 820-7484

 

CARPOOLING:

If you are interested in carpooling, please feel free to use our Facebook Page as a discussion board for possible carpooling opportunities with other attendees. www.facebook.com/21CNFC

 

Manhattan College is . . .

     • just 30 minutes from midtown Manhattan

     • 25 minutes from La Guardia

     • 25 minutes from Penn Station

     • at the Van Cortlandt Park - 242nd Street stop of the #1 subway

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