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Event Frequently Asked Questions

What is your event code of conduct?

What is your event cancellation policy?

Cancellation requests must be received by our Customer Service Team in writing at least 15 days prior to the meeting start date. A 25% cancellation fee will be charged. There will be no refunds given for requests made after the 15 day timeline.

Where are you located?

The New York Academy of Sciences
115 Broadway, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10006
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Which public transportation brings me to the Academy?

New York City Transit

New York City Subway Map (Day)
New York City Subway Map (Night)
2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, J, R, Z to Fulton Street

E to World Trade Center
R to Cortlandt Street

New York City Bus Map

PATH Rail System
Service to the World Trade Center is available from Newark Penn Station, Jersey City, and Hoboken in New Jersey.

Long Island Railroad
For travel from Long Island, arriving in New York Penn Station

Metro-North Railroad
For travel from points north, arriving in Grand Central Station

New Jersey Transit
From New Jersey, arriving in New York Penn Station.

Staten Island Ferry
Service from Staten Island, connecting to Manhattan MTA buses and subways.

New York Waterway
Provides service from points in New Jersey, across the Hudson River. The World Financial Center Terminal is the closest to 115 Broadway.

East River Ferry
Provides services from points in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. The Wall Street/Pier 11 Terminal is the closest to 115 Broadway.

For travel from points throughout the United States and Canada, arriving in New York Penn Station, and Newark Penn Station.

What are the options to get to the Academy from NYC area aiports?


La Guardia Airport
Taxis take about 20-40 minutes. Group rides are generally available at the dispatch lines, outside the baggage claim areas. You may find out more information about taxi fares in New York at the Taxi and Limousine Commission website.

John F. Kennedy Airport
Taxis take about an hour. Yellow cabs into Manhattan must provide a flat fare, plus any tolls. The meter will not be turned on, and the night surcharge will not be added. If passengers request multiple stops, the flat will be collected at the first stop in Manhattan, and the meter will be turned on for the remainder of the trip. The metered fare should be collected at the last stop, from the last passenger. You may find out more information about taxi fares in New York at the Taxi and Limousine Commission website.

Newark Airport
Taxis take about 45 minutes. Group rates are available.

Airports: Shuttles, Express Buses, and Rail

SuperShuttle (blue and yellow van)
Operates direct service daily, 24 hours. Return trip requires 24 hours notice. Telephone, toll free 1.800.BLUE.VAN.

Gray Line Air Shuttle Minibus
Serves a number of hotels directly from JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark airports.

Newark Airport Express Bus
Express bus runs from 5am until 1am. Note that the service is available 24/7 during all year.

AirTrain Newark
The regional rail transportation connection between Newark Airport and New York Penn Station. Passengers can take scheduled NJ Transit or Amtrak rail service between New York Penn Station and the Newark International Airport Rail Link station, situated close to the airport terminals. At the Rail Link station passengers transfer onto AirTrain for the short ride to/from the airport terminals. Passengers can also check flight information, purchase airline tickets and check-in for their flight.

What are the closest parking lots near 115 Broadway?

270 Greenwich St., entrance on Murray St. between West St. & Greenwich St.212.374.1685
Barclay St. between Broadway and Church St.212.732.2943
44 West Broadway, between Murray St. and Park Pl.212.732.6637
69 Warren St., at West Broadway212.233.5688
345 South End Ave., at Liberty St.212.321.2316
35 Reade St., at Broadway (6:00 AM – 1:00 AM)212.566.2247
90 West St., at Albany St.212.227.8854
Washington St. at Carlisle St.212.619.4235
121 Reade St., between Hudson St. and Greenwich St.212.608.3060

Which hotels are nearest to the Academy?

Our recommended partner hotel
Club Quarters, World Trade Center
140 Washington Street
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 212.577.1133

The New York Academy of Sciences is a member of the Club Quarters Hotel network, which offers significant savings on hotel reservations.

Club Quarters World Trade Center is located opposite Memorial Plaza on the south side of the World Trade Center site and just a short walk to the Academy.

Use the Club Quarters Reservation link to reserve your discounted accommodations online (use promo code BYUUM7).

Other Nearby Hotels

Conrad New York212.945.0100
Millennium Downtown Hotel World Trade Center212.693.2001
Marriott Financial Center212.385.4900
Eurostars Wall Street Hotel212.742.0003
Gild Hall, Financial District212.232.7700
Wall Street Inn212.747.1500
Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park212.344.0800

Do you offer any financial support for early-career scientists to get to your events?

Travel Fellowships

To encourage highly qualified early career investigators, women, racial/ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, and other individuals who traditionally have been underrepresented in science to pursue professional STEM careers, the Academy provides Travel Fellowships to defray (in part) the travel, lodging, and registration costs for meritorious individuals to attend and present at Academy symposia. Awardees are selected via a competitive application process. To find open Travel Fellowship opportunities, contact