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About Us

Hudson Valley Campus Contact:

Phone: 845-758-7151
Toll free: 1-800-460-3243
Email: mat@bard.edu

Local Transportation

Train Service
  • AMTRAK: Rhinecliff station, 845-876-3364; 800-USA-RAIL;
  • Metro-North: Poughkeepsie station, 800-638-7646
Taxi Service
  • Red Hook Taxi Service, 845-758-1478
  • Rhinebeck Taxi, 845-876-5466
  • Horseless Carriage, 845-757-2900
  • Chariot Taxi, 845-876-3000
Air Service
  • Albany International Airport: 518-242-2200, 518-242-2299;
  • Stewart-Newburgh International Airport: 845-564-7200

Hudson Valley Locations

Hudson Valley Locations
Bard MAT students carry out their studies on the Bard campus and engage in field experiences in nearby schools in the Hudson Valley, working with experienced teachers who are active members of the MAT educational community. Each school offers a variety of practical experiences to the MAT apprentice.

On-Campus Housing

The new addition to Robbins House includes a wing for graduate students. The graduate rooms (about 110 square feet in size) are designed for single occupancy and equipped with private bathrooms, self-controlled thermostats for heat and air conditioning, and Ethernet hookups. VIEW MORE >>

Off-Campus Housing

For those students who prefer to live off campus, a variety of houses and apartments at reasonable rents can be found near the Bard College campus. A free shuttle bus travels several times per day from campus to Red Hook and Tivoli. VIEW MORE >>

Meal Plans

During the academic year graduate students may open a "flex account", which allows them to put cash on their Bard ID cards to be used in Kline Commons servery, Down the Road Cafe, and Manor Cafe. Students using flex accounts are given a discount on their purchases.

Our Location

Bard College is in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, on the east bank of the Hudson River, midway between New York City and Albany, and 220 miles southwest of Boston.

For directions and a map of campus, please go to Visiting Bard: http://www.bard.edu/visiting/

Driving Directions

By automobile: In New York State, take the Taconic State Parkway to the Red Hook/Route 199 exit, drive west on Route 199 through the village of Red Hook to Route 9G, turn right onto Route 9G, and drive north 1.6 miles. Or take the New York State Thruway (I-87) to Exit 19 (Kingston), take Route 209 (changes to Route 199 at the Hudson River) over the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge to Route 9G, turn left onto Route 9G and drive north 3.5 miles.

Public Transportation

By train: Amtrak provides service from Penn Station, New York City, and from Albany to Rhinecliff, about 9 miles south of Annandale. Taxi service is available at the station.
By air: Bard College is accessible from Kennedy and LaGuardia airports in New York City; and from the airports in Newark, New Jersey, and Albany and Newburgh, New York.