Delegates' Corner

Here, you will find a list of services and online resources that may make your transition to living and working in the greater New York City area a little easier.

Automobiles 
Information on license plates and parking permits is available through both the Protocol and Liaison Service (room NL-2058, ext. 212-963-7172) and Garage Adminstration (room CB-021, 212-963-6212 or 212-963-6213)

Banks 
Chase Manhattan 
Branch locations - First Ave and 44th St, 401 Madison Ave, and other locations around New York; New Jersey; Connecticut
Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Telephone:  212-740-7093 (First Avenue at 44th Street)
Credit cards: Social Security Number is needed to apply

UNFCU (Credit Union):
Branch locations: DC2 3rd Floor, 880 2nd Avenue, 380 Madison Ave.
Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Telephone: 212-338-8161 (DC2)
ATMs: DC2 3rd Floor, 880 2nd Avenue street level, Main Cafeteria Secretariat
Credit cards: No Social Security Number is needed

Resources
Accessibility Centre
Assistive tools and services available for various visual, hearing and mobility impairments.
Location: Conference Building, Level 1B, by the Secretariat escalators
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
Webpage: www.un.org/accessibilitycentre/
E-mail: accessibilitycentre@un.org

Tours, books and gifts
UN Bookshop 
Location: 42nd Street & 1st Avenue, Location: L1B-105
Hours:  9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Monday - Friday), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Saturday - Sunday)

United Nations Visitor Centre 
Hours and location:  Only visitors having purchased a UN guided tour ticket online will be allowed to access the Visitor Centre, Monday through Friday entering at 47th Street with gate hours from 9:15 am to 4:15 pm.
Free walk-in public access on Saturdays and Sundays (enter at 43rd Street), gate hours from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

Visitor Centre Map 

Cafeterias/Catering
Aramark 
Cafeteria (Secretariat lobby) 
Café Austria (2nd floor of the North Lawn Building)
North Delegates Lounge Bar (2nd Floor of Conference Building) 
Delegates Dining Room (Fourth Floor of the Conference Building). For reservations please call: 917-367-3314 or 212-963-7626. 

Transportation
New York: 
Bus, subway, Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Rail Road: www.mta.info 
Water taxi: http://www.nywatertaxi.com/nywt.aspx?s=com

New Jersey:  
PATH train: http://www.panynj.gov/path/index.html 
NJ Transit buses, trains: http://www.njtransit.com/ 
Other buses: http://www.panynj.gov/tbt/busline.HTM 
Ferry: http://www.nywaterway.com/ 
Water taxi: http://www.nywatertaxi.com/nywt.aspx?s=com

Connecticut 
Metro-North Rail Road: http://www.mta.info/mnr/

Education 
New York City Department of Education

UN International School (UNIS)

Independent School Association of Greater New York

UN Language and Communications Programme 
Classes (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish) are free for accredited mission personnel (when eligibility requirements are met). Register in person during registration period.
Location: 380 Madison Ave, 14th Floor, DC1-244 and DC1-246; and DC2, 2nd Floor
Telephone: 212-963-7056
In-person inquiries: 1-3 p.m.

Library and UN Documents
Dag Hammarksjold Library 
Located at the corner of 1 st Av. and 42 nd St.
Opening hours: Monday - Friday 9AM-5:30 PM, or until 6PM when the GA is in session (mid September to December).

Resources: UNBISnet  (made up of Library CatalogueVoting RecordsIndex to Speeches), UN-I-QUE UN Member States on the Record UN Documentation Research Guide , Official Document System ( ODS ).

Subscribe to the Library Facebook Twitter  or Tumblr  for news on UN publications, meetings, and events taking place daily.

Details on future library training and online tutorials can be found on the library website .
For information on finding UN documents, one-on-one research consultations, or accessing electronic resources contact the Library Reference Desk .
 

Medical Service 
Secretariat
Telephone: 212 963 7080
Room: 5th Floor
Office & Nursing Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
Travel Clearance Hours: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday 

During General Assembly (North Lawn Clinic only)
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Monday - Friday 
11 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Saturday 

DC1 Medical Unit 
Telephone: 212-963-8990
Room: DC1-1190
Hours: 9 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday *

UNICEF Medical Unit 
Telephone: 212-326-7541
Room: 5th floor, UNICEF House, 3 United Nations Plaza
Hours: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.. Monday-Friday *

For Nursing Mother's Room please call (212) 963 7090

* During the General Assembly medical service hours are extended to 5:30 p.m.

Pass and ID Office 
Telephone: 212-963-7533
Room: U-100 (1st Av. On the NW corner of 46th St )
Hours: 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m., 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Places to live 
Short and long-term rent lists are available on the Community Section (Social activies) in iSeek.
Housing Unit: 212-963-7065 .

Postal Office 
UN Postal Administration
the UNPA Stamp Shop has been relocated to a temporary Visitor's Centre in the Dag Hammarskjöld Library on the south end of the campus. Due to security limitations, visitors are not allowed into the Centre during the work week without prior notice of arrival. To schedule a visit to the UNPA Stamp Shop, please call 212-963-7698 (or 1-800-234-8672) for access instructions. A picture ID will be required for entryDuring the General Assembly: 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

The UN Stamp shop is available for unannounced walk in guests on Saturdays and Sundays. Visitors can gain access through the 43 Street entrance. 

Visa Committee 
Information on and application for Visa for domestic employees and certain family members other than primary dependants.
Telephone: 212-963-7092
Room: FF Building, 6th Floor, Room 656