of the City University of New York
Personal Counseling Program
0203 James Hall, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210-2889; Tel: 718-951-5363
Monday - Thursday 9:15 am - 7:00 pm
(closed at 4:30 pm some days June - Aug.)*
Friday 9:15 am - 4:30 pm
(closed Fridays June - Aug.)*
Saturday - Sunday (10 or) 11 am - 2 (or 3 or 4) pm
(usually extended to 10 - 4 by mid-semester when classes are in session, Sept. - May; closed weekends June - Aug, Jan. and spring break.)*
* Hours vary during summer (closed some summer Fridays), exam and vacation periods.Please call first to verify evening, weekend and Friday hours during these periods before making a special trip to campus.
No evening hours when classes / exams are not in session. Hours of opening are subject to change with or without notice due to staff and funding changes. Please call before making a special trip to campus.
Personal Counseling reception is located in room 0203 William James Hall (lower level). James Hall is on the southwest corner of Bedford Avenue and Campus Road, across Bedford Avenue from the main quad (center of campus). Check at security booth for visitor ID pass.
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Take B express train. Change at Newkirk for Q local train Avenue H station (Avenue H and East 16 Street, a 4 block walk to college) or wait to change at Avenue J station for B6 or B11 bus (to Bedford Av at Campus Road but this will take longer than walking).
From Avenue H station walk toward and cross Ocean Avenue (not Ocean Parkway). Look for the gold bell / clock tower behind the West Quad building.
Enter at parking security booth on right and continue past WEB (West End) and West Quad buildings and cross the Quad to James Hall.
Alternate walking route from Avenue H / athletic field parking security booth: Bear left (away from booth and parking entry) around the athletic field. Campus Road entrance to James Hall is just past the field and West Quad building (continue around James Hall to the entrance). See maps below.
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Take 2-3-4-5 trains to Brooklyn. Transfer at Nevins Street for the express Flatbush train (2) or Flatbush train (5) to Flatbush Avenue station (Flatbush and Nostrand Avenues) which is the end of the line. Easiest transfer is Nevins Street in Brooklyn where all trains stop on the same platform. Make sure the train says "Flatbush" as destination--not all 2 and 5 trains go to Flatbush / Brooklyn College. Ask anyone to point you toward the college which is one short block away, then ask for Jame Hall which is across the campus (entrance on Campus Road off Bedford Avenue or via West Quad when construction is complete). See maps below.
Avenue J (6), (11) to Bedford Avenue and Campus Road.
18th Avenue (8) to Foster and Flatbush Avenues.
Flatbush Avenue (41) to Nostrand Avenue.
Nostrand Avenue (44) to Flatbush Avenue.
Ocean Avenue (49) to Avenue H.
Green Line (Q35) to Flatbush and Nostrand Avenues.
Long Island Railroad
Long Island Railroad to Atlantic Avenue Station. Transfer to Brighton local (B or Q) or (2,5) subway or Flatbush Avenue bus (much slower).
From Manhattan: Brooklyn Bridge to Brooklyn-Queens Expressway; Prospect Expressway to Ocean Parkway; Ocean Parkway to left turn on Newkirk Avenue (first turn after 18th Avenue) to right turn on Ocean Avenue; Ocean Avenue several blocks to left turn on Avenue H (Brooklyn College Parking lot). Alternate route: Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel (toll) to Prospect Expressway.
From Staten Island and New Jersey: Verrazano Bridge; Brooklyn-Queens Expressway; Prospect Expressway to Ocean Parkway; Ocean Parkway to left turn on Newkirk Avenue (first turn after 18th Avenue) to right turn on Ocean Avenue; Ocean Avenue several blocks to left turn on Avenue H (Brooklyn College Parking lot). Alternate route: Belt Parkway east to Flatbush Avenue; north on Flatbush Avenue to left on Avenue I to right on Ocean Avenue to right on Avenue H.
From North Shore of Long Island: Jackie Robinson Parkway (formerly the Interboro) to the last exit: Pennsylvania Avenue. Pennsylvania Avenue to Linden Boulevard. Right on Linden Boulevard to Kings Highway. Left on Kings Highway to Avenue H. Right on Avenue H to Nostrand Avenue. Left on Nostrand and see inexpensive paid parking at Target immediately on left. Or continue on Avenue H 1/2 block to turn right on Campus Road. Follow Campus Road all the way around campus (turn left to follow Campus Road) to James Hall and/or continue past James Hall and athletic field to campus parking lot at Avenue H on other side of campus. Alternate route: Long Island Expressway to Cross Island Parkway south; Cross Island Parkway to Belt Parkway west; Belt Parkway to Flatbush Avenue north; north on Flatbush Avenue to left on Avenue I to right on Ocean Avenue to right on Avenue H.
From South Shore of Long Island: Sunrise Highway or Southern State Parkway to Belt Parkway; Belt Parkway to Flatbush Avenue north; north on Flatbush to left on Avenue I to right on Ocean Avenue to right on Avenue H.
College parking lot: Avenue H just off Ocean Avenue at Campus Road; lot entrance at top of athletic field. To use this lot, you must arrange a permit in advance. Please contact us with your automobile make, model, license number and state at least three days in advance.
Paid parking structure and lots: At the Target shopping complex; enter on Nostrand Avenue at Avenue H. Additional lots between Flatbush and Avenue H or Nostrand Avenue between Avenue H - Avenue I. Approx. $7 per day.
It's also possible to park on local streets at meters or on side streets near campus, but you may need to allow extra time to locate a street parking space.
James Hall is building 10 on this map.
1. Gershwin Hall (G)* 8. West End Building (WEB)* 2. Whitman Hall (W)* 9. West Quad Center (WQ)* 3. Brooklyn College Library (L)* 10. James Hall (J)* 4. Ingersoll Hall (N)* 11. Boylan Hall (B)* 5. Ingersoll Hall Extension (NE)* 12. Whitehead Hall (A)* 6. Roosevelt Hall (R)* 13. Student Center 7. Roosevelt Hall Extension (RE)*
14. Chiller & Heating Plant
15. Tanger Hillel House
16. Newman Catholic Center
17. Library Cafe
* Brooklyn College Building Codes
Printer friendly map: http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/pub/media/map.pdf.For problems or questions, contact Diana Cervone (E-mail) at 718-951-5363 or speak with any reception staff member if she is not available.
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