General Information

Storm Closings 

For closings due to weather, check our home page for the latest information or call 718.817.8747 for a recorded message. Please call at the times noted below for a recorded message with the status of your class:

  • 7:30 a.m. for classes beginning 9–11:45 a.m.
  • 10:30 a.m. for classes beginning 12–3 p.m.
  • 1 p.m. for classes beginning 3:15–8 p.m.


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Academic Policies

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If you are on a new career path or thinking about a career chnage, consider enrolling in a NYBG Certificate Program.

Graduation: The next Certificate Award Ceremony will be held on June 4, 2017. Students and their families are invited to attend.

Students who expect to complete their Certificate requirements, or be enrolled in their remaining classes, by May 26, 2017, must inform the Registration Office in writing of their candidacy by Friday, February 24, 2017. Students will be contacted by April 21. If you are not contacted, or want details regarding the Certificate Graduation Ceremony, please call the Registration Office at 718.817.8747 or 800.322.6924.

Contact Us


800.322.NYBG (6924)


Mailing Address
Adult Education Department
The New York Botanical Garden
Watson Building Rm 306
2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10458-5126