Welcome to the Krame Center located at Ramapo College of NJ. The College’s 300 acre campus, formerly the Birch Estate, combines rural beauty with suburban convenience. Located in northern Bergen County on Route 202, Ramapo is just five minutes from major highways such as I-287, the New York State Thruway, and Route 17, and is approximately 40 minutes northwest of New York City. Ramapo College’s proximity to major urban areas eliminates costly travel time while still offering a tranquil and scenic site for an enjoyable retreat, lecture, workshop or event. We hope to see you soon.
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Krame Center for Contemplative Studies and Mindful Living
Ramapo College of New Jersey
505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430
Anisfield School of Business (ASB):
Offices room 411/Weekly Meditation room 420
Off Campus Shuttle Services
Ramapo College offers a Shuttle Service to and from the Bradley Center at Ramapo College to the Route 17 Train Station in Ramsey, as well as to Coach USA and Shortline Bus Stops. Please visit the link below for more information, shuttle schedules and bus schedules.
Follow Route 17 North to Mahwah to exit sign “202 Suffern/Morristown” on right. At the end of the short exit ramp turn left (Route 202 South). Continue on Route 202 to light. Campus entrance is on left.
Using Garden State Parkway
Leave Parkway at exit 163 (left lane exit). Follow Route 17 North, using instructions above.
Using Route 208
Follow Route 208 North until Route 202 in Oakland. Continue north on 202 until first light in Mahwah. Campus entrance is on right.
Using Route 287
Take Route 287 North to exit 66 (Mahwah); follow Route 17 South to Route 202 exit. At the end of the exit ramp make left turn (202 South). Continue on Route 202 to light. Campus entrance is on left.
Using New Jersey Turnpike
Take N.J. Turnpike (I-95 North) to end (exit 18W or 18E). Continue North to Route 80 West to Route 17 North. Follow directions above using Route 17.
From the North
Using Route 17
Follow Route 17 South (approximately 1.5 miles from Suffern exit on N.Y. State Thruway). Turn right at Route 202 exit. At end of exit ramp, turn left (Route 202 South). Continue on Route 202 approximately one mile to light. Campus entrance is on left.
Using NY State Thruway
Take N.Y. State Thruway (I-87) South to Route 287 South (New Jersey), exit 15 (Suffern) onto Route 17 South. Follow directions for “From the North Using Route 17.”
From Orange County Using Route 17
Follow directions “From the North” using Route 17 (above).
From Westchester and Rockland Counties
Follow Route 287 West over the Tappan Zee Bridge to Route 17 South. Follow directions above “From the North Using Route 17.’
From the East
Follow Route 80 or Route 4 to Route 17 North. Follow Route 17 North. Follow directions above “From the South Using Route 17 North.”
From the West
Follow Route 80 East to Route 287 North to Mahwah exit 66 (south on Route 17 to 202 South).
From New York City
Take the George Washington Bridge, Route 4 West to Route 17 North to 202 South.
Follow I-95 to Route 287 West over the Tappan Zee Bridge, continue to exit 15 (Suffern) onto Route 17 South. Follow directions “From the North Using Route 17.”
Newark Liberty International Airport
New Jersey Transit System
Port Authority Air Train System
Air Brook Shuttle
NJ Transit Schedules (to Ramsey Rt-17/Suffern)
Off-Campus Shuttle to Ramsey Rt-17 Train Station
Shortline Bus Service between College and NYC