The Cognitive and Immersive Systems Lab (CISL)

Curtis R. Priem Experimental and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
110 8th Street Troy, NY 12180 USA

Phone: 518.276.3918


Directions to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


You may park in the Public Safety & Parking Access Offices’ parking lot located across from the pedestrian bridge. Campus parking permits are available for purchase at the Public Safety & Parking Access Office. City of Troy metered parking is also available on 15th Street. If you would like to arrange for a parking pass prior to your arrival on campus, please contact CISL Administrative Coordinator Ryan Weaver at


Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
555 East St, Rensselaer, NY 12144
From Amtrak station: Capitaland Taxi has taxis available outside the station. For more information or to arrange a ride, visit the taxi stand inside the station across from the Hudson News shop, or go to the taxi stand outside the station. The trip between Amtrak and downtown Troy/CBIS will take about 20 minutes and will cost $25+.

Albany International Airport
737 Albany-Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12211
From Albany International Airport: Capitaland Taxi operates a taxi stand inside the airport across from baggage claim. The trip from the Albany airport to downtown Troy/CBIS will cost $30.

Capitaland Taxi: 518-426-1405
Black & White Taxi : 518-272-8248