Absence or Emergency If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting please call our office as soon as possible at 518-285-8516.
Accessibility If you have a disability and need accommodation call 518-285-8516 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.
Court Hours Court normally operates from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day. Court sessions rarely continue beyond 4:30 pm.
Electronics Cell phones and other electronic devices may be used in Courtroom #5 prior to orientation. All electronic devices must be turned off in any other courtroom. There is a public access Wi-Fi in Law Library on the 3rd floor of the Schenectady court house.
Meals There is a lunch break every day (food not provided). Dining and shopping facilities are located within close proximity
of the courthouse in downtown Schenectady.
Parking/Transportation The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations. Reduced fee ($3 all day) is available at the public parking garage at 220 Broadway (behind Proctor's)
- you must bring your parking stub with you to be validated by the Commissioner of Jurors. Accessible parking is available on State Street in front of the County Building.
Court Security Officers are stationed throughout the courthouse. Members of the public must pass through a magnetometer to enter the building.
Please arrive early and allow extra time for this process.
Verification of Attendance If an employer requires proof of service verification of attendance is available from the Commissioner of Jurors office.
If your employer requires a time of arrival and/or departure you must ask the Commissioner at the time of attendance.