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Practical Information


Public transportation nearby stops

    • Subway Stations:
      • 68th Street – Hunter College Station (6 train)
      • Lexington Avenue / 63rd Street Station (F, Q, and N/W trains)
      • 72nd Street – Second Avenue (Q Train)
    • Bus Stops:
      • York Avenue / 63rd Street (M31, M57, Q32, Q101, Q102, Q103)
      • York Avenue / 68th Street (M31, Q32)

Bicycle racks are provided for use in several locations around campus

      • 66th Street Gate near the Guard Booth
      • Near 68th Street under the Esplanade athletic courts (by the staircase in the back)
      • To the east and west of the Bronk Laboratory entrance (on the plaza next to the Graduate Students Residence and near the west entrance to the Hospital Building)
      • Behind Bronk Laboratory on the Peggy Rockefeller Plaza (for students only)
      • In front of the CRC

Services and locations for recyclable items

      • Alkaline and non-alkaline batteries
        Alkaline batteries from personal use are also accepted on campus. Battery recycling bins are located in the Plaza Lobby (near vending machines), Plaza 1st Floor (near the Storeroom), Bronk 1st Floor Northeast, Bronk 2nd Floor Lobby, and Founder’s Hall A Floor (near the Mailroom), Smith Hall Annex A Level. Due to fire risk, never place lithium batteries in the battery recycling bins. Non-alkaline batteries should be brought to the Laboratory Safety & Environmental Health (LS&EH) office in Founder’s Hall room A-10.
      • Computers and all computer peripherals
        Custodial Services should be contacted to arrange for pickup of all computers and computer peripherals (contact IT to have them erase all information from the hard drive of any computer before it is recycled).
      • Fluorescent bulbs
        Bulbs can be dropped off at the office in the LS&EH office Founders Hall A-10.
      • Inkjet and laser toners
        Toners from personal use can also be recycled. Drop off on rack next to Storeroom, 1st Floor Plaza Building.
      • Shipping materials.
      • Paper, cardboard, cans, bottles, cartons, metal, and foil
        Bins for recycling are located in labs and offices throughout the campus.
      • Mercury and silver
        Are managed under our EPA-compliant hazardous and universal waste management programs.
      • Clean and empty soft plastics
        (e.g. grocery bags, bread bags, bubble wrap, plastic wrappers)
        Soft plastics recycling bins are located in Plaza lobby (near vending machines), Founder’s Hall A Floor (near the Mailroom) and Flexner Hall A Floor Lobby.
      • Clothing
        Donate your clothing on the Upper East Side at Housing Works Thrift Shop (202 East 77th Street) and the Arthritis Foundation Thrift Shop (1383 3rd Avenue at 79th Street). Recycle your clothing at the St. Stephen’s Greenmarket on Saturdays between 9:00 am and 2:00 p.m. (82nd Street between York and 1st Avenues).