Syracuse University


Directions and Transportation to SU

Mailing Address

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 13244

Admissions Office

900 S. Crouse Ave
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 13244 (315) 443-1870

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By Airplane:

Map of Northeast

Hancock International Airport is only a few miles north of downtown Syracuse and car rental from all major agencies is available there. Taxi service from the airport to campus is available and costs approximately $20 one way.

By bus or train:

Amtrak train and Greyhound bus services are located at the Regional Transportation Center, just North of downtown Syracuse. Taxi service is available to the University from all mass transit locations.

By car:

When driving, Syracuse University is most easily reached from Interstate 81. New York State Thruway travelers should exit at Interstate 81 (Thruway Exit 36) and proceed south. Both northbound and southbound travelers on Interstate 81 should exit at Adams Street (Exit 18.) Continue up the Adams Street hill to the third traffic light. Cross University Avenue and turn left into the University Avenue Garage. The entrance to main campus is one block up from the University Avenue Garage.

Once on campus:

Maps of the campus and further information about the campus can be obtained in the Schine Student Center. Schine is a modern brick structure, located across the street from the Sheraton Inn (on the parking garage side) -- up the hill, and toward the campus.

If you are planning to visit SU as a prospective student, you will find information from the Office of Admissions regarding campus visits particulary useful. See also information on the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and other local lodging.

Additional resources:

  • Map with thruway exits and local streets
  • Map of Syracuse using Google Maps
  • Additional online maps of campus, parking lots, and the surrounding city

Directions to Skytop:

If you are planning to visit SU as a prospective employee, directions to Skytop from I-80 South are as follows:

From I-81 Get off at exit 17 Take a left at Brighton Ave Take a left at Thurber Rd. Take a left at Comstock Ave. Take a right at Colvin Rd. Take a right at Skytop Rd. Arrived at Skytop
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Directions to Athletics Venues:

Directions to each athletics venue are available on the individual sport pages found on