Directions & Visitor Information

Getting  Here

Our students come from across the country and around the world. To get here from your neck of the woods, follow the driving directions below. If you’re traveling with GPS, please use 125 Route 340, Orangeburg, NY 10976. Once on campus, follow signs to the Admissions Office. Visitor parking is available adjacent to the tennis courts.

FROM NEW YORK TO LONG ISLAND VIA THE GEORGE WASHING BRIDGE

Bear right crossing the George Washington Bridge, following signs to the Palisades Interstate Parkway. Travel north to Exit 5N (Orangeburg-Route 303 North). Follow the local directions below.

FROM NEW JERSEY AND PENNSYLVANIA VIA GARDEN STATE PARKWAY

Follow the Garden State Parkway to the end and get onto the New York State Thruway. Follow the New York State Thruway to Exit 13 South (Palisades Interstate Parkway South/George Washington Bridge). Get off the Palisades at Exit 5N. Follow the local directions below.

FROM NEW JERSEY AND PENNSYLVANIA VIA NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE

Follow the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 18E or 18W and continue to 95 North, and follow signs for the GW Bridge (lower level)/Palisades Parkway/US-9W. Use the left lanes to take exit 72 toward US-9W/Palisades Pkwy/Fort Lee. Stay left to turn left onto Fletcher Ave. Keep right at the fork, and follow signs for Palisades Interstate Parkway North. Continue to Palisades Interstate Pkwy North to exit 5N, and follow local directions below.

FROM WESTCHESTER AND CONNECTICUT VIA TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE

Take the New York State Thruway to Exit 12. Bear right coming off the ramp and travel south on Route 303 for approximately 3 miles. Once you have passed the Holiday Inn on your left, go to the second traffic light and make a left onto Route 340. Follow Route 340 to the first traffic light and turn left into the Main Campus entrance. 

FROM UPSTATE NEW YORK VIA ROUTE 17 (SOUTH)

Take Route 17 South to the New York State Thruway. Follow the New York State Thruway to Exit 13 South (Palisades Interstate Parkway South/George Washington Bridge). Travel south to exit 5N. Follow the local directions below.

LOCAL DIRECTIONS

Coming off the Palisades Parkway, bear right off the ramp and go north on Route 303 to the second traffic light. Turn right onto Route 340. Follow Route 340 to the first traffic light and turn left into the Main Campus entrance. Park in the parking lot adjacent to the tennis courts.


PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

By Bus:

Buses depart from the Port Authority/George Washington Terminal to Sparkill every hour.

Red & Tan Lines: Bus 9, 9A, 9T, 9TA
Red & Tan Lines: Rockland Coaches Bus Schedule

Buses from STAC to local towns/trains and Palisades Center Mall:
Transport of Rockland (TOR) Route 92
Rockland County Local Buses to Mall/Train

By Train:

Trains depart Penn Station every 70 minutes. Take the train to Pearl River or Nanuet, and then take a bus/cab to St. Thomas Aquinas College.
New Jersey Transit 
The Port Authority of NY & NJ

By Air:

STAC is within a 1-hour drive of JFK, La Guardia, Newark, Stewart, and Westchester County airports.


OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

Planning an overnight visit? You’ll find plenty of places to stay in close proximity to STAC’s campus.

HNA Palisades Premier Conference Center 334 Route 9W, Palisades, NY,  10964 Phone: 845-732-6000
Special Rate for STAC Visitors: $119 per night, includes a full breakfast.  Use the code 'STAC' when making your reservation to secure the rate.

Holiday Inn Orangeburg 329 Route 303, Orangeburg, New York | Phone: 845-359-7000

Residence Inn Orangeburg 3 Stevens Way, Orangeburg, New York 10962 | Phone: 845-359-5200

Hilton Pearl River Hotel 500 Veterans Memorial Drive, Pearl River, NY 10965-3209 Phone: 845-735-9000

Candlewood Nanuet Suites 20 Overlook Boulevard, Nanuet, NY 10954 Phone: 845-371-4445

Comfort Inn Nanuet 425 E. Route 59, Nanuet, NY, 10954 | Phone: 845-623-6000

Crowne Plaza Suffern Hotel 3 Executive Boulevard, Suffern, New York 10901 Phone: 845-357-4800

Days Inn Nanuet, Spring Valley 367 West Route 59, NYS Thruway, I-87/I-287 Exit 14, Nanuet, NY 10954-2908 |Phone: 845-623-4567

Fairfield Inn Nanuet, Spring Valley 100 Spring Valley Marketplace, Spring Valley, NY 10977 | Phone: 845-426-2000

Hampton Inn Nanuet 260 West Route 59, Nanuet, NY 10954 | Phone: 845-623-0900

Hilton Garden Inn Nanuet 270 West Route 59, Nanuet, New York, USA 10954 | Phone: 845-623-0600