Directions to Wagner College

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Get Directions to Wagner

GPS friendly address for Wagner is:

631 Howard Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301

When you get to the top of the hill, turn right into the main entrance of Wagner College, marked "Main Entrance". Proceed to the guard booth and inform them you are visiting the Admissions Office.

Driving Directions


From Points South

Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 10, or the Garden State Parkway to Exit 127, and follow signs to the Outerbridge Crossing onto Staten Island. Route 1 and 9 travelers exit onto 440 North. After the tollbooths on Staten Island ($13 cash or EZPass), proceed north on Route 440 (West Shore Expressway) for approximately five miles. At the intersection with I-278, bear right onto I-278 East. From I-278 take Exit 13 ("Clove Road /Richmond Road"). Note: Do not exit at earlier Richmond Avenue exit. At the light at the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Clove Road. At the second light on Clove Road, turn right onto Howard Avenue (look for the Wagner College sign at this intersection). Pass through three traffic lights on Howard Avenue. At the top of Grymes Hill, turn right into the main entrance of Wagner College, marked "Main Entrance". Proceed to the guard booth and inform them you are visiting the Admissions Office.

From Points North

From 95 South through New York City via Verrazano Bridge:
Follow 95 South to New York. Take Exit 14 (Whitestone Bridge / Hutchinson River Parkway South). Proceed over the Whitestone Bridge and follow signs for 678 South / Van Wyck Expressway towards JKF Airport. Continue on 678 South / Van Wyck Expressway to the end, and then take the Belt Parkway heading west, following signs for the Verrazano Narrows Bridge (either level of the bridge is fine). After the tollbooths on the Staten Island side ($15 cash or EZPass), proceed straight along I-278 west for approximately 0.5 mile to Exit 13B ("Targee Street/Richmond Road"). This exit ramp leads to a service road running parallel to I-278. Proceed on the service road to the third traffic light at Clove Road. Turn right onto Clove Road and proceed approximately 100 yards to the first light at Howard Avenue. Turn right onto Howard Avenue. You will pass through three traffic lights. Immediately after the third traffic light, turn right into the main entrance of Wagner College, marked "Main Entrance". Proceed to the guard booth and inform them you are visiting the Admissions Office.
Or, if you prefer - From 95 South through New Jersey via Goethals Bridge:
Follow 95 South to 287, following signs for the Tappan Zee Bridge. Follow 287 to this bridge. Cross the Tappan Zee and follow signs for the Garden State Parkway South. Follow the Garden State Parkway until you cross Route 80 East, take Rte. 80 to 95 South / NJ Turnpike. Take the NJ Turnpike to Exit 13, to get on the Goethals Bridge. After the turnpike tollbooths, bear left towards the Goethals Bridge. Cross the Goethals Bridge, and after the tollbooth ($13 cash or EZPass) on Staten Island, proceed on I-278 East. Continue on I-278 to Exit 13 ("Clove Road/ Richmond Road/ Hylan Boulevard"). Note: Do not exit at earlier Richmond Avenue exit. At the light at the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Clove Road. At the second light on Clove Road, turn right onto Howard Avenue (look for the Wagner College sign at this intersection). You will pass through three traffic lights. Immediately after the third traffic light, turn right into the main entrance of Wagner College, marked "Main Entrance". Proceed to the guard booth and inform them you are visiting the Admissions Office.

From Points West

Take the NJ Turnpike (North or South) to Exit 13, to get on the Goethals Bridge. After the turnpike tollbooth, bear left towards the Goethals Bridge. Cross the Goethals Bridge. After the tollbooth ($13 cash or EZPass) on Staten Island, proceed on I-278 East. Continue on I-278 to Exit 13 ("Clove Road/ Richmond Road/ Hylan Boulevard"). Note: Do not exit at earlier Richmond Avenue exit. At the light at the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Clove Road. At the second light on Clove Road, turn right onto Howard Avenue (look for the Wagner College sign at this intersection). Pass through three traffic lights on Howard Avenue, and at the top of Grymes Hill, turn right into the main entrance of Wagner College, marked "Main Entrance". Proceed to the guard booth and inform them you are visiting the Admissions Office.

From Points East

Via the Belt Parkway west or the Brooklyn - Queens Expressway (I-278 West), proceed to the Verrazano Narrows Bridge (either level of the bridge is fine!). After the tollbooths on the Staten Island side ($15 cash or EZPass), proceed straight along I-278 west for approximately 0.5 mile to Exit 13B ("Targee Street/Richmond Road"). This exit ramp leads to a service road running parallel to I-278. Proceed on the service road to the third traffic light at Clove Road. Turn right onto Clove Road and proceed approximately 100 yards to the first light at Howard Avenue. Turn right onto Howard Avenue. You will pass through three traffic lights, and at the top of Grymes Hill, pass Main Hall and Sutter Oval on the right. Immediately after the third traffic light, turn right into the main entrance of Wagner College, marked "Main Entrance". Proceed to the guard booth and inform them you are visiting the Admissions Office.

Public Transportation


Plane

Three major airports serve New York City. Wagner College is most easily accessed from Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, though LaGuardia and JFK Airports are within reasonable travel distance. Car service is available between Wagner College and all three airports for around $50 each way. For more information on local airports, see the Port Authority of PA, NY & NJ website.

Train or Subway

AmtrakLong Island Railroad, and New Jersey Transit trains arrive at Penn Station in Manhattan at 34th Street and 7th Avenue. Wagner College can be reached from Manhattan by taking the Staten Island Ferry, leaving at regular intervals throughout the day from the ferry terminal on the southern tip of Manhattan.
From Penn Station, take either a taxicab or the New York City Subway to the South Ferry Terminal. We recommend taking the 1 line to the South Ferry Terminal. A subway ride currently costs $2.25, if you use MetroCard, transfers to other trains or buses are free for two hours after the first fare is purchased. Take the Staten Island Ferry (free!) to Staten Island. For ferry service departure information, dial(718) 815-BOAT. The ferry trip takes about 25 minutes, and is free. Once on Staten Island the two main options to reach Wagner from the ferry terminal are either by car service or bus. Wagner offers shuttle service (free) from the ferry to campus 7 days a week. Once you disembark from the ferry, follow signs for the Wagner College Shuttle, which is located on the upper level. Click here for the shuttle schedule.
From Ferry by Car Service, either ask the ferry terminal attendant for help calling for service, use a car that is waiting at the terminal, or call the office you are visiting beforehand for recommendations of the services we use most frequently. A typical car service fare is about $10 for two passengers, and is only about a 15 minute trip.

Staten Island Ferry

For ferry service departure information, dial(718) 815-BOAT. The ferry trip takes about 25 minutes, and is free. Once on Staten Island the two main options to reach Wagner from the ferry terminal are either by car service or bus. Wagner offers shuttle service (free) from the ferry to campus 7 days a week. Once you disembark from the ferry, follow signs for the Wagner College Shuttle, which is located on the upper level. Click here for the shuttle schedule.
From Penn Station, take either a taxicab or the New York City Subway to the South Ferry Terminal. We recommend taking the 1 line to the South Ferry Terminal. A subway ride currently costs $2.25, if you use MetroCard, transfers to other trains or buses are free for two hours after the first fare is purchased. Take the Staten Island Ferry (free!) to Staten Island. For ferry service departure information, dial(718) 815-BOAT. The ferry trip takes about 25 minutes, and is free. Once on Staten Island the two main options to reach Wagner from the ferry terminal are either by car service or bus. Wagner offers shuttle service (free) from the ferry to campus 7 days a week. Once you disembark from the ferry, follow signs for the Wagner College Shuttle, which is located on the upper level. Click here for the shuttle schedule.
From Ferry by Car Service, either ask the ferry terminal attendant for help calling for service, use a car that is waiting at the terminal, or call the office you are visiting beforehand for recommendations of the services we use most frequently. A typical car service fare is about $10 for two passengers, and is only about a 15 minute trip.

Bus from Brooklyn

(Over the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge) Take the S53 bus from the 86th Street & 4th Avenue (R) train station to Howard Avenue and Clove Road in Staten Island. At this stop, transfer to the S66, or the Grymes Hill shuttle bus. This bus travels a loop around Grymes Hill, and there is a stop on Howard Avenue at our campus. A bus trip costs $2.25, exact change (quarters only) or MetroCard, trip times will vary depending on frequency of bus service. With MetroCard, you automatically get a free transfer to the S66 bus; with cash, ask the driver for a transfer pass.