Directions for Visitors

Convenient Jersey City Location

Exchange Place Jersey City image of building from the pier

NJCU is in Jersey City, a bustling urban center just minutes away from New York City. As such, it is easily accessible by car and public transportation.

The main campus is located in the Greenville section of Jersey City and the School of Business is in the financial district called Exchange Place. 

FROM MANHATTAN

  • Take the #119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, Gate 1 directly to the University.
  • Alternatively, take the PATH subway to Journal Square and follow the directions below.

FROM PATH TERMINAL AT JOURNAL SQUARE

  • Take the #10 South Boulevard bus from platform D1 directly to the University's main entrance.
  • Alternatively, take the #80 Newark Avenue/Gates Avenue bus to Audubon and West Side avenues.
  • From there, either walk the three short blocks to campus, or take the free shuttle bus from the University's parking lot on West Side Avenue.

FROM THE HUDSON-BERGEN LIGHT RAIL

  • Take the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail to West Side Avenue (last stop).
  • Walk four blocks south (turn left walking out of the station) on West Side Avenue to Culver Avenue.
  • Turn left on Culver Avenue and walk three short blocks to the main campus, or walk one more block to Audubon Avenue to take the free shuttle bus from the University's parking lot on West Side Avenue.

FROM NEW YORK CITY (HOLLAND TUNNEL)

  • After exiting the Holland Tunnel, go straight up the hill.
  • Maneuver into the center lanes (an exit for the turnpike will be on the right, followed by an exit for Routes 1 & 9 on your left).
  • Continue approximately 1 mile and turn left onto Kennedy Boulevard.
  • Continue ~2.5 miles on Kennedy Boulevard to the University.

N.J. TURNPIKE

  • Take Route 280 East, Route 80 East, or Route 3 East to the N.J. Turnpike.
  • Exit the Turnpike at 15E.
  • Follow signs to Routes 1 & 9 North (Truck Route).
  • Cross over two bridges to a traffic light at the intersection of Route 440.
  • Stay straight at the light.
  • After the McDonald’s (on the right) go to the second traffic light and turn right onto Kennedy Boulevard.
  • NJCU is 12 blocks south on the right. Parking is available in the garage on Culver Avenue.

FROM ROUTES 78, 1 & 9

  • Take Route 78 East to Routes 1 & 9 North.
  • Routes 1 & 9 will split. Stay to the right (1 & 9 North Truck Route). Do not go to the Pulaski Skyway.
  • Take 1 & 9 over two bridges and stay straight at the traffic light (intersection of Route 440).
  • After the McDonald’s (on the right) go to the second traffic light and turn right onto Kennedy Boulevard.
  • NJCU is 12 blocks south on the right. Parking is available in the garage on Culver Avenue.

FROM GARDEN STATE PARKWAY (NORTHBOUND)

  • Take the GSP North to Exit 140, Route 22 East.
  • Take 22 East to Routes 1 & 9 North.
  • Follow directions above from Routes 1 & 9.

Special Parking Notification/Resident Parking Zone Information

The School of Business is located on the second floor of the Harborside Plaza II building. Look for the New York Sports Club (NYSC) and the main entrance to the Harborside Plaza II & III to the north of the gym (all glass entrance with flags).

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

By Hudson-Bergen Light Rail 

Traveling from the direction of either Bayonne or Hoboken, exit at the Harborside Station stop in Jersey City.

By PATH Train
From 33rd Street

Take the train marked Journal Square. At the Pavonia Newport Station transfer from the same track to the train marked World Trade Center and exit at the next stop which is Exchange Place. The Harborside is adjacent to the station entrance, to the north.

From Hoboken
Take the train marked World Trade Center. Exit at the Exchange Place Station. Harborside is adjacent to the station entrance, to the north.

From WTC
Take the train marked Hoboken or Newark and exit at the Exchange Place Station. Harborside is adjacent to the station entrance, to the north.

By Ferry
New York Waterway operates weekday ferry service between Manhattan and Jersey City. From Midtown/ West 39th St, Pier 11/Wall St, or the World Financial Center, take the Paulus Hook ferry to Jersey City. The ferry stop is three blocks south of the Harborside. Please note: ferry service to Paulus Hook does not operate on weekends or holidays.

By Bus
New Jersey Transit has a comprehensive bus system that includes third party buses that stop at Exchange Place. Please visit the NJ Transit website for additional information and assistance planning a convenient route. Exit buses at the Exchange Place Station. Harborside is adjacent to the station entrance, to the north.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

For Navigation Systems
Use "200 Hudson Street, Jersey City, NJ 07311" the main entrance to the building.

From NJCU Main Campus
Head northeast on John F. Kennedy Blvd toward Culver Avenue for 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Montgomery Street and travel 2 miles. Turn left onto Greene St., right at the first cross street onto Christopher Columbus Dr. then left onto Hudson St. Harborside's main entrance will be on the right.

From the New Jersey Turnpike North or South
Take exit 14-14A-14B-14C for I-78 toward US-1/US-9/US-22/ Newark Airport/Holland Tunnel. Take exit 14A-14B-14C for I-78 E toward Bayonne/Jersey City/Holland Tunnel. Merge ontoI-78 E and drive 6.2 miles. Take the exit toward Jersey City/Columbus Drive. Continue for 1.2 miles on Christopher Columbus Drive. Turn left onto Hudson St. (at light passed Greene Street), crossing over the rail tracks and travel 0.1 miles north. Harborside main entrance is on the right.

From Interstate 280
Take I-280 East via the ramp on the left towards New Jersey Turnpike. Merge onto I-78 E and drive 6.2 miles. Take the exit toward Jersey City/Columbus Drive. Continue for 1.2 miles on Christopher Columbus Drive. Turn left onto Hudson St. (at light passed Greene Street), crossing over the rail tracks and travel 0.1 miles north. Harborside main entrance is on the right.

From The Lincoln Tunnel
Follow Lincoln Tunnel, crossing into New Jersey. Take the exit towards Willow Ave/Weehawken/Hoboken. Merge onto Park Ave/County Rd 675/Willow Ave. Turn right onto 14th Street/County Rd 670. Make a left onto Manhattan Ave/Paterson Plank Road and travel 1 mile south. Turn right onto Harrison, left onto Newark Ave, and right onto Marin Blvd. Travel 1.2 miles south on Marin Blvd then turn left onto Christopher Columbus Dr. and travel four blocks east. Turn left onto Hudson St. (the light passed Greene Street), crossing over the rail tracks and travel 0.1 miles north. Harborside main entrance is on the right.

From the Holland Tunnel
Follow Holland Tunnel, crossing into New Jersey. Immediately upon exiting make first right onto Marin Blvd. Turn right onto 18th Street. Continue onto Washington Blvd. Travel approximately 1.2 mile south. Turn left onto Christopher Columbus Dr. and travel four blocks east. Turn left onto Hudson St. (at light passed Greene Street), crossing over the rail tracks and travel 0.1 miles north. Harborside main entrance is on the right.

school of business map

 

 

MAIN CAMPUS

Visitors may access one of the following NJCU paid lots. There is also is limited, metered, on-street parking near campus. 

LOT #1 - GSUB Parking Garage

Hours & Days of Operation
Monday to Sunday 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Fee Structure
Daily fee $10.00

Located
On Culver Ave between JFK Boulevard and West Side Avenue.

This is a two-level parking garage located beneath the Gilligan Student Union Building (GSUB). Enter by turning right from Culver Avenue, approaching from West Side Ave. Approaching from Kennedy Blvd., left turns are prohibited by the Jersey City Police Department. The upper lot (adjacent area behind Fries Hall) is entered through the GSUB Parking Garage.

LOT #6 - West Campus

A free shuttle runs from Lot 6 to the Main Campus

Hours & Days of Operation
Monday to Sunday 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Fee Structure
Daily fee $7.00

Entrance
Off of Route 440 North and Carbon Place

LOT #7 - West Campus

A free shuttle runs from Lot 7 to the Main Campus

Hours & Days of Operation
Monday to Sunday 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Fee Structure
Daily fee $7.00

Entrance
Off of Route 440 North and Gothic Knight Road

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Visitors may park in one of the many nearby paid private lots, or access on-street metered parking, all just steps away from the Harborside II building.