Location & Directions

George Education Center

UAlbany Health Sciences Campus
One University Place
Rensselaer, NY 12144

The School’s primary offices are located on the University at Albany’s Health Sciences Campus, 1 University Place Rensselaer, NY 12144. 

Interactive Google Map of Health Sciences Campus

To obtain directions to the Health Sciences Campus from your current location, please use UAlbany’s Interactive Google Map. When choosing your destination, please select:

Campus: Health Sciences Campus
Area: Academic
Specific Area: Gildea George Education Center

From most points of origin, easiest access is from Interstate 787

If you are traveling to the area on the NYS Thruway, we recommend that you take Exit 23 and head North on Route 787.

From Route 787:

  • Take the Rensselaer Exit for Rts. 9 and 20 off of Rt. 787. This travels across the Hudson River on the Dunn Memorial Bridge.
  • At the end of the bridge, stay to the left, following signs to East Greenbush via Rts. 9 and 20.
  • Follow Columbia Turnpike (Routes 9 and 20) up the hill. At the fourth traffic light, make a left onto Discovery Drive.
  • Drive past the Cancer Research Center to the left and past Regeneron Pharmaceuticals on the right.
  • Arrive at the University at Albany Health Sciences Campus.

From the Taconic Parkway:

  • Exit onto I-90 Westbound, headed toward Albany and Buffalo
  • Stay on I-90 Westbound to Exit 9 (NYS Rt 4). Exit and head South on Rt 4.
  • About 1/4 mile S on Rt. 4 is the first traffic light. Turn Right onto Rt 151.
  • About a mile down Rt. 151 is the first traffic light.  Turn Left onto Sherwood. (there is no right turn at this light)
  • Sherwood runs about 1/2 mile through a residential area and ends on “Columbia Turnpike” (Rts 9 and 20). Turn Right onto Columbia Turnpike.  Continue past K-Mart on the left, and Burger King on the right.
  • In about 1/2 to 3/4 mile immediately past a Cottman Transmission shop, there is a traffic signal; the entrance to the Health Sciences Campus is on the right.  Turn right at the traffic light.
  • Drive past the Cancer Research Center to the left and past Regeneron Pharmaceuticals on the right.
  • Arrive at the University at Albany Health Sciences Campus.

Parking:

Students must park in the large lot behind the grassy knoll across from the main building. To reach this lot, go straight through SPH parking and take the first right turn.  At the stop sign go straight across the main lane, and in about 40-50 yards, turn right up the slight grade.

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