New 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.
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)
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
Credit cards: No Social Security Number is needed
Books and Gifts
Location: Visitors Lobby GA-32
Hours: 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Monday - Friday), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Saturday - Sunday)
Cafeteria (Secretariat lobby)
Café Austria (2nd floor of the Temporary North Lawn Building) - Closed due to CMP
Delegates Dining Room (Secretariat Lobby, reservations: 212-963-7625) - Discontinued until April 2013
Visitor's coffee shop (GA concourse)
DC1 building cafeteria and UNICEF House cafeteria - Closed until 15 March 2013
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
Water taxi: http://www.nywatertaxi.com/nywt.aspx?s=com
Metro-North Rail Road: http://www.mta.info/mnr/
New York City Department of Education
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
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 Catalogue, Voting Records, Index 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 .
ICT Related Services
ICT Related Services
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
Hours: 9 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday *
UNICEF Medical Unit
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
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 .
UN Postal Administration
Room: Concourse level of the GA building.
Hours: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.*
During the General Assembly: 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Information on and application for Visa for domestic employees and certain family members other than primary dependants.
Room: Madison Building, 9th Floor