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Below are answers to frequently asked questions (Where are computer labs? What is the shuttle schedule?) and an introduction to many vital areas of the University, for both the Beren and Wilf campuses, all in one place. We’ve included insider information such as important dates, Eruv maps and transportation information. If you can’t find it here, get in touch with us at answers@yu.edu.

Computer Labs

Beren Campus
Computer labs are located on the 3rd floor of Stanton Hall, on the 2nd and 3rd floors of 215 Lexington Avenue, and in the Steinberg Library.

Academic Computing Support
245 Lexington Avenue, Room 323
212.340.7772
labhelp@yu.edu

251 Lexington Avenue, Apartment 1
212.340.7772
labhelp@yu.edu

Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Saturday, closed
Sunday, noon–9 p.m.

Wilf Campus
Computer labs are located on the 11th floor of Belfer Hall, Morgenstern Basement Lounge (late night), and in the Library.

Academic Computing Support
Belfer Hall
2495 Amsterdam Avenue, BH 1315
212.960.5438
labhelp@yu.edu

Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Saturday, closed
Sunday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Dining Services

Beren Campus
Kushner Dining Hall
Monday–Thursday
Breakfast: 8:30–10:45 a.m.
Lunch: 11:15 a.m.–3 p.m.
Dinner: 5–7:30 p.m.
Thursday
Dinner: 5–7 p.m.
Friday
Brunch: 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Sunday
Brunch: 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30–7 p.m.

29th Street Convenience Store
Sunday: 10 a.m.–noon
Sunday–Thursday: 8 p.m.–midnight

Le Bistro Café
Monday–Thursday
Breakfast: 8:30–10:45 a.m.
Monday–Wednesday
Lunch: 11:15 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Thursday
Lunch: 11:15 a.m.–3 p.m.

Wilf Campus
Furman Dining Hall (Caf) and Convenience Store
Sunday
Lunch: 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
Dinner: 5 - 7:30 p.m.
Monday–Thursday
Lunch: 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
Dinner: 5:15 - 8:15 p.m.

Breakfast Café
Monday–Thursday: 8–11 a.m.
Friday: 8–10 a.m.
Sunday: 9–11 a.m.

Night Store
Sunday–Thursday: 9 p.m.–1 a.m.

Nagel Bagel
Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Sunday–Thursday: 9 p.m.–1 a.m.

Café@Morg
Monday–Thursday: 9 p.m.–1 a.m.

Sky Café
Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

Housing and Residence Life

Beren Campus
Brookdale Residence Hall, 50 East 34th Street, 1st Floor
212.340.7795
berenhousing@yu.edu

Wilf Campus
Rubin Hall, Room 106
212.960.5249
wilfhousing@yu.edu

Important Dates

August 19–23: Undergraduate Orientation
August 23: Wilf Campus Club Hour
August 31: Beren Campus Club Hour
October 4–6: Aaron and Blanche Schreiber Torah Tours

Important Numbers

All offices on both campuses are open Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Beren Campus

Office of Academic Advisement
646.592.4170
215 Lexington Ave, 6th Floor

Office of the Dean, Stern College for Women
646.592.4150
215 Lexington Ave, 6th Floor

Office of the Dean, Sy Syms School of Business
917.326.4852
215 Lexington Ave, 3rd Floor

Office of the Provost
212.960.5217
Belfer Hall, 13th Floor

Office of the Registrar
646.592.4180
215 Lexington Ave, 6th Floor

Office of Student Life
646.592.4125
215 Lexington Ave, 5th Floor

Office of Safety and Security
212.340.7796
251 Lexington Ave, Storefront

University Housing and Residence Life 
212.340.7795
Brookdale Residence Hall, 1st Floor

Wilf Campus

Academic Advising
212.960.5276
Furst Hall, Room 101

Office of the Mashgichim
917.623.4714
Glueck Center, Room 313

Office of the Registrar
212.960.5274
Furst Hall, Room 121

Office of the Provost
212.960.5217
Belfer Hall, 13th Floor

Office of the RIETS Dean
212.568.7094
Glueck Center, Room 632

Office of Safety and Security
212.960.5200
521 W. 185th Street (next to Glueck Center)

Office of Student Life
212.960.5411
Rubin Hall, Room 106

Office of the Sy Syms School of Business Dean
212.960.0845
Belfer Hall, Room 412

Office of the Yeshiva College Dean
212.960.5214
Belfer Hall, Room 501

University Housing and Residence Life
212.960.5249
Rubin Hall, Room 106

Libraries

Beren Campus
North Wing
Monday–Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–1 a.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Sunday, 9 a.m.–1 a.m.

Second Floor
Monday–Wednesday, 9 a.m.–midnight
Thursday, 9 a.m.–11 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Sunday, noon–midnight

Wilf Campus
Sunday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–1 a.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. (fall), 9 a.m.–4 p.m. (spring)

Mail and Packages

Beren Campus
Receiving Packages
The central package room for all Beren Campus students residing in University Housing is located in Brookdale Residence Hall, Room 2D. All package deliveries will be processed at this location. All packages must be sent to: 50 East 34th Street, New York, NY 10016 When your package arrives, you will receive an email with a control number. Please bring this number and your YU ID to the package room to pick up you package. To ensure proper email notification, all items sent to you should use the name that appears on your YU ID.

Hours of operation:
Monday–Thursday: 3–10 p.m.
Friday: 1 a.m.–1 p.m.

For regular mail, please use your dormitory address:
Brookdale Residence Hall: 50 East 34th Street, New York, NY 10016
Schottenstein Residence Hall: 119 East 29th Street, New York, NY 10016
35th Street Residence Hall: 150 East 35th Street, New York, NY 10016
36th Street Residence Hall: 151 East 36th Street, New York, NY 10016

Wilf Campus
Receiving Packages
All packages sent to your dorm address will be signed for and delivered to Production Services located in the basement of Belfer Hall. When your package arrives, you will receive an email with a control number. Please bring the control number as well as your YU ID with you to Production Services to pick up your package. In order to ensure proper email notification, all items sent to you should use the name that appears on your YU ID. If you have any questions or concerns, contact Production Services at 212.960.5240 or email production@yu.edu.

Hours of operation:
Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–5:15 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Dormitory addresses:
Morgenstern Residence Hall, 2525 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10033
Muss Residence Hall, 526 West 187th Street, New York, NY 10033
Rubin Residence Hall, 2501 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10033

Minyanim and Learning

Beren Campus
Minyanim take place at Congregation Aderet-El, 135 East 29th Street. Visit www.aderethel.org for exact times. On occasion, there will be special minyanim in the beit midrash on the 7th floor of Stanton Hall. Check your email for dates and times.

The Beren Campus has three batei midrash at the following locations: 7th floor of Stanton Hall, room 2C of Brookdale Residence Hall and the 2nd floor of Schottenstein Residence Hall (West).

Wilf Campus
For a complete list of minyan times and locations, visit www.yuzmanim.com.

The Wilf Campus has seven batei midrash at the following locations: 1st floor of Muss Hall, 1st floor of Zysman Hall, 1st and 2nd floors of the Glueck Center, 3rd floor of Furst Hall, and the basement and 1st floor of Morgenstern Residence Hall.

Both campuses: for Shabbat minyan times and locations, refer to the Shabbat schedules for each campus.

Shabbat at YU

After a long week full of Torah and secular learning, Shabbat offers a unique opportunity to relax with your peers, participate in exciting social programming and gain insight from Roshei Yeshiva and guest speakers. Hundreds of students, on both the Wilf and Beren campuses, take part in the Shabbat programming each week. If you're looking for a one-of-a-kind Shabbat experience, with great food, insightful speakers, interactive programming and uplifting ruach, then on campus is the place to be for Shabbat!

Learn more about Shabbat at YU.

Student Government

Beren Campus
Lizzi Peled, President, Stern College for Women Student Council
Hudy Rosenberg, President, Torah Activities Council
Deena Fuchs, President, Sy Syms School of Business Student Council

Wilf Campus
Jacob Herenstein, President, Yeshiva Student Union
Tzvi Levitin, President, Yeshiva College Student Association
Shua Brick, President, Student Organization of Yeshiva
Akiva Koppel, President, Sy Syms School of Business Student Council

Transportation--Beren Campus

Local Subways
The closest subway station, located on 33rd Street and Park Avenue, serves the 6 line. Nearby subways include the 4, 5, 7, S, N, Q, R, 1, 2 and 3.

Shuttles
All intercampus shuttles depart and return to Brookdale Residence Hall. Some local campus shuttle service is available from each building. A valid YU ID is required to board all shuttles.

Local Shuttles
Sunday–Thursday, 5 p.m.–1 a.m.

Shuttles transport passengers every half hour on a scheduled basis between Beren Campus buildings and to/from local authorized train destinations. Saturday service starts 15 minutes after Shabbat until 1 a.m. and is on an on-call basis.

Pick-Up/Drop-Off Locations for Subways and Trains
• Penn Station and all 34th Street subway pickups will be at Seventh Avenue and 35th Street
• FIT shuttle departs at 5:55 p.m. from 245 Lexington Avenue

Friday schedule (10 a.m. to Shabbat)
From 245 Lexington Avenue to Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Avenue subway stations, Penn Station, Grand Central Station and the Port Authority

Sunday schedule (Noon to 3 p.m.)
• On-call pickups from Port Authority and Grand Central Station
• Penn Station and subway pickups are at Seventh Avenue and 35th Street

Inter-Campus Shuttle
From Beren Campus to Wilf Campus
5, 6, 6:45, 7:15, 7:30, 8:15, 8:45, 9, 9:45, 10:15, 10:30, 11:15 and 11:45 p.m., midnight, 1 and 1:30 a.m.

5, 6 and 6:45 p.m. departures are from Park Avenue and 34th Street. Departures after 7 p.m. are from Brookdale Hall. There is an additional inter-campus shuttle Monday to Thursday, at 4:30 p.m., from 245 Lexington Avenue. Also, at 5:45 p.m. from 245 Lexington Avenue, if space is available after Talmud Program passengers board.

On Fridays, shuttle will depart 245 Lexington Avenue at 11:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m.

On Saturdays, shuttle begins with the scheduled run that starts at least 45 minutes after Shabbat ends. (Example: If Shabbat ends at 8:35 p.m., runs will start with the 9:30 p.m. scheduled run.) Service will never start before 6 p.m.

The inter-campus shuttle requires an advanced registration. To sign up for the shuttle from Beren to Wilf, call YU Security at 212.960.5200.

Transportation--Wilf Campus

Local Subways and Taxi Service
1 train: 181st Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue
A train: 184th Street and Overlook Terrace
Taxi: Call Family Car Service at 212.927.7676

Shuttles
All shuttles depart from and return to 186th Street and Amsterdam Avenue. A valid YU ID is required to board all shuttles.

The inter-campus shuttle requires advanced registration. To sign up for the shuttle from the Wilf Campus to the Beren Campus, call YU Security at 212.960.5200.

Local Shuttles
From 7 to 10 a.m., Sunday to Friday, shuttles depart every 15 minutes from the
• A Train: (184th Street and Overlook Terrace)
• George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal (179th Street and Fort Washington Avenue). The George Washington Bridge shuttle will then stop at the 1 and 9 trains (182nd Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue).

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays and from 10 a.m. to Shabbat on Fridays, departures from YU Bus Shelter to above transportation locations and other authorized pick up/drop off locations are on an on-call basis.

Shuttles are also on an on-call basis at local authorized pick up/drop off locations from 4 p.m. to 7 a.m., Sunday to Thursday, and from 15 minutes after Shabbat ends on Saturday until 7 a.m. Sunday.

Wilf Campus On-Call Authorized Pick-Up/Drop-Off Locations
184th Street and Overlook Terrace (A train and 4 bus)
Fort Washington Avenue and 179th Street (George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal)
Fort Washington Avenue between 181st and 190th Streets (after 7 p.m.)
182nd Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue (1 and 9 trains)
184th and 187th Streets at Bennett Avenue
193rd Street and Fort George Hill
193rd Street and Broadway
Angle parking on Amsterdam Avenue (above 188th Street, night only)

Inter-Campus Shuttle
From Wilf Campus to Beren Campus
Departure Times (Sunday–Thursday)
3:30, 4, 5, 6, 6:30, 6:45, 7:30, 8, 8:15, 9, 9:30, 9:45, 10:30, 11 and 11:15 pm, midnight, 12:30, 1, 1:30 and 2 a.m.

Also, departing at 8 a.m. from 186th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, if space is available after Talmud Program passengers board.

On Fridays, shuttle will depart Wilf Campus for Port Authority, Penn Station and 245 Lexington Avenue at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., and 12:30 and 1:30 pm.

On Saturdays, shuttle begins with the scheduled run that starts at least 45 minutes after Shabbat ends. (Example: If Shabbat ends at 8:35 p.m., runs will start with the 9:30 p.m. scheduled run.) Service will never start before 6 p.m.