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Getting to Rockefeller

The Rockefeller University shares the intersection of York Avenue and East 68th Street with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine.

The university’s main entrance is at 1230 York Avenue (at East 66th Street) on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

You can reach us:

By subway: Take the 6 to 68th Street/Hunter College, or the Q to 2nd Avenue/72nd Street (exit at 69th Street). We are a half-mile from the subway.

By bus: Take the M31 to 66th Street or the M66 to York Avenue. Both routes pass within steps of our entrance.

By car: Take the FDR Drive southbound to 63rd Street or northbound to 61st Street; turn right on York Avenue.

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Our Address

The Rockefeller University
1230 York Ave
New York, NY 10065

Cornice on Founder's Hall entrance

Campus Map 

Our beautifully landscaped 16-acre campus consists of nine research buildings containing over 481,000 square feet of lab space, alongside administrative and residential buildings.

River campus mid shot

Our Expanded Campus

Completed in 2019, our campus extension adds two acres and thousands of square feet of new research space to the Rockefeller campus.

Exterior of Caspary Auditorium

Sustainability at Rockefeller University

The University is dedicated to protecting and preserving the environment by integrating principles of sustainable development into all daily operations, process, and decisions whenever possible.

New York City street at night

New York City at Your Doorstep

Outside our doors is New York City, a mecca for culture and ideas - and a burgeoning hub for biological work.

Scientist wearing a mask and working on a computer in a lab

Updates on COVID-19

Please visit our COVID-19 website for the latest policies on testing, vaccines, masking, and more.