Directions to SUNY College of Optometry
SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42nd St
New York, NY 10036
Monday to Friday: 7am to 10pm
Saturday: 8am to 5pm
The Harold Kohn Vision Science Library is open to students from 10am to 6pm on Sundays during the academic calendar.
The building is closed on all NYS-sanctioned and recognized holidays.
Visiting the SUNY College of Optometry
The IND Line (B, D, Q and F) stops across the street at 42nd Street and 6th Avenue. The Flushing line (7 train) stops at 42nd Street and 5th Avenue (outside the front door of the New York Public Library). The IRT line (1 and 9) is a one-block walk west at the Times Square station. The IRT line (4, 5 and 6) is a two-block walk east at Grand Central Terminal.
By MTA bus
The M42 (crosstown) and M104 (Upper West Side) stop nearby. Express commuter bus lines provide uptown service on Madison and 6th Avenue and downtown service on 5th Avenue.
SUNY is easily accessible from all 3 New York metro airports: Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Airports. There are several methods for traveling into the city including taxi, subway, private bus or MTA bus. If you take an express bus into Manhattan from the airports, get off at Grand Central station, which is located at 42nd Street and Park Avenue.
From the northwest (upstate New York), the New York Thruway (I-87 and I-287) leads to Manhattan's east and west sides.
From the northeast (MA, CT, etc.), the New England Thruway (I-95) also leads to the east and west sides.
From the south (NJ, MD, etc.) the New Jersey Turnpike leads into the Holland Tunnel to lower Manhattan, or the Lincoln Tunnel to midtown Manhattan.
To New York City by Train or Bus
The College is located 2 blocks west of Grand Central Station, 9 blocks north of Penn Station and 3 blocks east of the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
Grand Central: Metro North train (Westchester and Connecticut)
Port Authority: Interstate and long-distance bus terminal
Penn Station: Long Island Rail Road, Amtrak, New Jersey Transit (New Jersey, Long Island, points south and north)