Location and Directions

Buttressed on the west by a world class transportation hub in Jamaica and on the east by the Queens Central Library, York College offers a competitive education to comparatively small class sizes.
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York College is located in Queens County, the most ethnically diverse borough in City of New York. Queens has been home to astronaut Charles Camarda, jazz greats Louis Armstrong and Count Basie, sports legends Babe Ruth and Roy Campanella, and pop musicians such as Simon and Garfunkel, Bob Dylan, LL Cool J, Run DMC and Tony Bennett, just to name a few!

Address

York College / CUNY
94 - 20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd
Jamaica, NY 11451
P: 718-262-2000

By Automobile

Take the Grand Central Parkway (GCP) to Parsons Boulevard Exit (Exit 17 east and 16 west). From the west, make a right at the traffic light onto Parsons (opposite from the east). This route is marked by green York College signs. Follow Parsons till it merges with Archer Avenue. Long Island Railroad is directly in front of you. Make a left at the light onto Archer. Heading east on Archer, Guy R. Brewer Boulevard is the third light. Make a right onto Guy Brewer, parking lot is on your left.

From JFK or LGA take the Van Wyck Expressway (I678) to the Liberty Avenue Exit (4). From the north make a left onto Liberty to head east. This route is marked by green York College signs. Pass under the JFK Airtrain trestle heading east on Liberty. You will pass under the Long Island Railroad and York's FDA building on your left. Follow Liberty to Guy R. Brewer Boulevard and make a left. The parking lot is on your right.

Alternatively, you may also take the Long Island Expressway to exit 23 (Kissena Boulevard) and take that south. It will turn into Parsons Boulevard. Follow Parsons till it merges with Archer Avenue. Long Island Railroad is directly in front of you. Make a left at the light onto Archer. Heading east on Archer, Guy R. Brewer Boulevard is the third light. Make a right onto Guy Brewer, parking lot are will be on your left.

Mass Transit

From Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens Subway

E, J, & Z Trains terminate at Parsons-Archer/Jamaica Center. Exit your train at the easternmost exit (159th & Parsons Blvd) and walk one block east. Cross under Long Island Rail Road trestle (160th Street) and use the entrance on your left at the traffic light (look for the arch shaped sculpture).

York College by Bus

Parsons/Archer - Jamaica Center is served by the following bus lines: Q4, Q5, Q25/34, Q30, Q31, Q42, Q44, Q54, Q65, Q83, Q84, Q85, Q110, Q111, Q112, Q113, N4.

Long Island Rail Road

Take any train to Jamaica Station. Walk down the platform to street level. You can either take the subway at Sutphin Boulevard one stop to Parsons/Archer or walk (one stop). Walk east on Archer about 6 blocks to 160th street and make a right under the LIRR trestle, using the entrance on your left.

Jamaica AirTrain

Take any train to Jamaica Station. Walk down the platform to street level. You can either take the subway at Sutphin Boulevard (E, J, or Z) one stop to Parsons/Archer or walk (one stop). Walk east on Archer about 6 blocks to 160th street and make a right under the LIRR trestle, using the entrance on your left.

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