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On behalf of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau, it is my personal pleasure to welcome you to Albany as you prepare to take the NYS Bar Exam. Our entire hospitality community is here to serve you to ensure your success, as your time with us is the next step in your law career. If there's anything we can assist with prior to your arrival, please let us know!
Please click here for more information....
The walkway from the Empire State Plaza to the Times Union Center and other downtown locations is currently under construction as we build our new Capital Center...here is a link on pedestrian navigation that will definitely assist you.
There is road construction in and around the Empire State Plaza with detours in place....we highly recommend you allow extra travel time for any closures. Thank you.
*Parking at the ESP
*Parking at the Times Union Center - $10 limited parking available at the Times Union Center
*Additional Downtown Albany Parking
*Downtown Albany Map/Dining
*ESP Dining Options
Click here to PRE-ORDER your lunch at the Empire State Plaza and/or the Times Union Center
Albany Hotel Availability - Check back often for updated information.
Construction is currently taking place in downtown Albany for the new Capital Center. Both the Times Union Center and the Empire State Plaza are located in downtown Albany. Please take this into account and leave a few minutes early for your test site. All information on the Albany Capital Center can be found here.
Personal Belongings - All coats, jackets, outerwear, bags (including laptop bags), and other prohibited items should be left at home, in your hotel, or in your car. Board policy provides that any items you bring to the test site must be stored, at your own risk, in a Personal Belongings Room upon arrival. Do not bring luggage with you to the examination site. We will not have space available for luggage in the Personal Belongings Room. Leave your luggage at your hotel.
Any inquiries regarding the bar exam should be directed to:
The New York State Board of Law Examiners
Click here to return to Bar Exam website.