Rosa Parks Campus - Harlem

Located on the fifth floor of the landmark Studio Museum on West 125th Street in Harlem, the Rosa Parks Campus of the School of New Resources was named in 1987 in honor of the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement.

In keeping with Mrs. Park's strength, courage, and commitment to helping individuals realize their full potential, the campus provides its students with access to a college degree and the tools they need to achieve their goals and inspire others.

Campus resources include Smart board-equipped classrooms and a computer lab. The Mother Irene Gill Memorial Library at Rosa Parks Campus provides a wide variety of print and online resources to all students, including full research assistance.

Campus activities include a Friday lecture series emphasizing critical thinking, goal setting, energy awareness and negotiation skills.

A male mentoring group is designed to aid in the academic, personal, professional and overall development of male students at the Rosa Parks Campus. This male mentoring program brings positive awareness and recognition to male students to promote academic success and retention as well as to inspire and motivate them to reach their goals.


The campus is located at 144 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027. (212) 662-7500

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By Car

From the west side of Manhattan, take the Henry Hudson Parkway to the West 125th Street exit. For pay parking, proceed east on 125th, turn left onto Lenox Avenue, then turn left onto 126th Street. Pay parking is available on the left. The campus is located on the fifth floor of the Studio Museum, across the street from the State Office Building.

From the east side of Manhattan, take FDR Drive north to the 125th Street Exit. Turn right onto Lenox Avenue and follow the directions as above.

From Westchester and East Bronx, take I-95 South, then merge onto I-278 West / Bruckner Expressway, following signs for Robert F. Kennedy Bridge / Manhattan. Continue onto I-87 North, following signs for I-87 / Major Deegan Expressway / Albany. Take Exit 3 for East 138th Street. Turn left onto Lenox Avenue, the turn right onto 126th Street for pay parking.

By Public Transportation

The 2 and 3 trains stop at the corner of Lenox and 125th Street. The M101 and M102 buses also stop at the intersection.