NYS Bar Exam July 2017

The New York State Board of Law Examiners
Albany, NY
July 25-26, 2017

Michelle VennardOn 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!


Michele Vennard, President/CEO
Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Great Fun in Albany!

Great Fun in Albany!

The Capital Complex Walkway:

Pedestrian Walkway

The Capital Complex pedestrian walkway connects the brand new Albany Capital Center with the Empire State Plaza (at The Egg) and the Times Union Center.  Please see these links for more information and a map.    

Bar Exam Locations

Please click here for the link to PRE-ORDER your lunch.

1. Albany Capital Center
55 Eagle Street, Albany, NY
(518) 487-2009
GPS Coordinates: 42.6499° N, 73.7560° W 

2. Empire State Plaza & Convention Center
S Mall Arterial, Albany, NY
(518) 474-2418
GPS Coordinates: 42.650674° N, 73.760061° W

Transportation Information

Need A Rental Car?

While you are in the capital region, the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau has partnered with Enterprise and National Car Rentals to assist you with all of your rental car needs. From the economical vehicle to the luxury sedan they will have a stocked inventory for you to choose from. All of this combined with their great customer service and can-do attitude you will feel right at home.  Click here for Enterprise Rentals and click here for National Car Rental reservations


Lyft has landed in upstate New York!  To use, download the Lyft app on your smartphone.  Please see this link for more information. 

Need a Taxi?

The Capital Region is home to many taxi cab companies. Click here for a list of those services.

*Please note: 
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 the Board of Law Examiners website.