The City College of New York
    New York, United States
    4 - 7 August 2015
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    City College of New York

    The City College of New York
    160 Convent Avenue
    New York, NY 10031

    Campus Map

    The main campus of The City College of New York is comprised of 36 tree-lined acres running from 133rd Street to 140th Street in Harlem, bounded by St. Nicholas Terrace and St. Nicholas Park on the east and Amsterdam Avenue on the west. It includes 13 College buildings at present, as well as the New York State Structural Biology Center and the two new state-of-the-art research buildings rising on South Campus. The College's beautiful original five buildings, designed by George Browne Post in the Neo-Gothic style, have landmark status.


    John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, NY (JFK)

    Ground Transportation at JFK - Airtrain JFK

    La Guardia Airport, New York, NY (LGA)

    Ground Transportation at LGA

    Newark Liberty International Airport, Newark, NJ (EWR)

    Ground Transportation at EWR

    Google Map for New York Airports

    Go Airlink NYC Shuttle Door to door service to and from JFK, LGA & EWR airports

    Directions to City College - By Train, By Bus, By Car

    City College Shuttle Bus Service


    Parking is by permit only for faculty and staff. There are three (3) parking areas available for FACULTY AND STAFF ONLY and all require a permit.  Parking is available on a first come first served basis at all three locations subject to the time constraints below.  Overnight parking on campus is prohibited unless one is at work (i.e.: Physical Plant workers, Public Safety Officers, Researchers who work after normal business hours, etc).  There is no through traffic on Convent Avenue from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM weekdays.
    Student Parking:  There is no general student parking available.  Paid Parking may be offered to students with disabilities who have a New York State or NYC issued disabled parking permit or license plate.

    Guest Parking:  There are a limited number of guest parking spaces on campus.  It is suggested that you email your requests to well in advance of the requested date.


    SUBWAYS IN NEW YORK CITY - MTA - Metropolitan Transportation Authority

    MTA Map

    Getting To and From the Subway and the College

    Car Rental

    Hertz Car Rental has been selected as the official car rental age
    ncy for this event. To reserve a car, identify yourself as 2015 SPIE Optical Angular Momentum 2015 attendee using the Hertz Meeting Code CV# 029B0020. Discount rates apply for roundtrip rentals up to one week prior through one week after the conference dates. Note: When booking from International Hertz locations, the CV # must be entered with the letters CV before the number, i.e. CV029B0020.

    • In the United States call 1-800-654-2240.
    • In Canada call 1-800-263-0600, or 1-416-620-9620 in Toronto.
    • In Europe and Asia call the nearest Hertz Reservation Center
       or travel agent.
    • Outside of these areas call 1-405-749-4434.

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