• Student Life Answers

  • 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
    Rachel Rozler, President, Stern College for Women Student Council
    Talia Molotsky, President, Torah Activities Council
    Alexa Ratner, President, Sy Syms School of Business Student Council

    Wilf Campus
    Noam Safier, President, Yeshiva Student Union
    Josh Nagel, President, Yeshiva College Student Association
    Tuvya Miller, President, Student Organization of Yeshiva
    Josh Teller, 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.

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