ONEIDA COUNTY JURY INFORMATION
Daily Recorded Message for Trial Jurors
Grand Jurors and Town/Village Jurors
Please read and follow your instructions on your summons.
IF YOU "CANNOT" SERVE OR NEED HELP ?
Due To: Medical? Vacation? Family? Student? or other issues
Immediately Call ( 315 ) 266 - 4411
( Phone hours: 9:00 am to Noon or 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm )
Serving as a Juror is your civic duty.
Thank you for your time and commitment to the New York State Jury System.
Emergency - If an emergency prevents you from reporting as instructed, please call the Jury Office at 315 - 266 - 4411 Phone hours: Monday - Friday (9:00 am to Noon or 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm).
If you are a selected trial juror, please follow the instructions given to you by the presiding Judge.
However, if an emergency arises and you are unable to report, please call the Jury Office
315 - 266 - 4411.
Accessibility - If you have a disability and/or need accommodations, call 315 - 266 - 4411 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.
Proper Attire - Casual business attire is appropriate
NO - shorts, tank tops, camisoles
NO - hats, t-shirts, sandals, flip-flops
Court Hours - Court normally operates from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day. Court sessions rarely continue beyond 4:30 p.m.
Electronics - Cell phones and other electronic devices may be used in the jury assembly rooms and other waiting areas. However, cell phones and other electronic devices must be turned off and are prohibited during jury selection, trial proceedings and deliberations. There is public access Wi-Fi in the County courthouse.
Meals - There is a mid-day lunch break everyday. Many local restaurants are within a short walking distance of the Oneida County Courthouse.
Parking/Bus - The court does not pay or reimburse a juror for transportation fares or parking violations.
Juror Parking - There is a Juror parking lot designated for Jurors at the Utica Oneida County Courthouse.
This Juror parking lot is located at the corner of Elizabeth St and Park Ave with the entrance to the parking lot on Park Ave near the corner of Elizabeth St and Park Ave.
This Juror Parking lot is marked with Green Signs ( Oneida County Juror Parking Only ).
Parking for other Courthouse locations in the Oneida County area will be addressed on the telephone recorded message system.
Centro Bus Transportation for Utica and surrounding areas: For information call Centro Utica at ( 315 ) 797 - 7803
Centro Bus Hub is located at 15 Elizabeth Street Utica ( 1 ) block away from the entrance to the Oneida County Courthouse.
Centro Bus Transportation for Rome and surrounding areas: For information call Centro Rome at ( 315 ) 336 - 5310
Birnie Bus 336-3950 - Call for Schedule - Rome to Utica or Utica to Rome
Security Court Officers are stationed throughout the Court. Members of the public must pass through a magnetometer to enter. Please arrive early and allow extra time for this process.