SUNY Empire at Staten Island

Want to speak with someone about pursuing your undergraduate or graduate degree? Our Staten Island office is staffed with professionals who are happy to help you get started.

Hours: 
By appointment only.
Closed on federal holidays.

Location:
500 Seaview Avenue, Suite 230
Staten Island, NY 10305
Staten Island Directions

Support When and Where You Need It

Get comprehensive learning support and resources including our online library and tutoring services and our onsite writing and math centers. Help is only a click or a short drive away.

SUNY Empire Faculty at Staten Island

Our faculty mentors have a wide array of academic and professional backgrounds and experience. You can study with faculty mentors in or around Staten Island or at any location throughout the state.

Learning at SUNY Empire – Staten Island

At SUNY Empire, you're not restricted to a single campus or learning method. Earn your undergraduate degree online, onsite or through a combination of both. Or pursue your master's degree online and supplement your courses with regional meetings and weekend residencies.

An Active Student Community

Learn about alumni and student events in the Staten Island area. They’re a great way to meet and network with your peers and professors.

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.

Professional Partnership Opportunities

If you own or operate a business, consider partnering with SUNY Empire. Our partnership programs help your employees earn their degrees and save money while increasing their value and loyalty to your organization. Learn more about our innovative community partnerships, corporate partnerships, government agency partnerships, labor union partnerships and military and veteran partnerships.

Learn More

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Take the Next Step

Ready to advance your education and career? There’s no time like the present. Apply now, or learn more about SUNY Empire at one of our information sessions.