Attendance is by invitation only for BPI Commencements. Below are event details for guests.
If you have any questions, please contact Laura Liebman at 845-758-7332 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Protocol for Entering the Prison
Before entering Eastern all guests will pass through a security checkpoint similar to that at any airport – you must present a valid photo ID. All electronic devices, including cell phones and cameras, are strictly prohibited. Please minimize what you bring inside – handbags, briefcases, and accessories should be left in the car. Dress is business casual. Guests are asked to arrive by 10:00 a.m. to allow time for security processing. The ceremony will end at approximately 1:00 p.m. You are welcome to join us for lunch after the ceremony or leave at that point. The event will end at approximately 3:00 p.m.
If you are using your GPS, the address is 30 Institution Rd, Napanoch, NY 12458
FROM NYC TO EASTERN CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
- Take I-95 S/US-1 S toward G W BRIDGE/UPPER LEVEL
- Take EXIT 74 and Merge onto PALISADES PARKWAY NORTH.
- Merge onto I-87 N/NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY N via EXIT 9W toward ALBANY (Portions toll).
- Take the RT-17 exit, EXIT 16, toward US-6/HARRIMAN. Merge onto NY-17 W (Portions toll).
- Take the US-209 exit, EXIT 113, toward WURTSBORO/ELLENVILLE.
- Turn RIGHT onto US-209 (North) to Ellenville
- In Ellenville, stay North on Route 209 to Napanoch. At Light, turn Right onto Institution Road. Eastern NY Correctional Facility is straight ahead.
FROM BARD TO EASTERN CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
- Head south on Annandale Road. Make a right at light (Route 199) to Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge.
- Over bridge, stay on Route 199…the road changes to 209. Stay on Route 209 South. Stay on 209, through the towns of Marbletown, Stone Ridge, and Kerhonkson.
- In Napanoch, turn left at light onto Institution Road. Eastern NY Correctional Facility is straight ahead. Park on either end of main entrance.
- Remember, if you’ve hit Ellenville, you’ve gone too far.