Harry Van Arsdale Jr. School of Labor Studies

Empire State University's Harry Van Arsdale Jr. School of Labor Studies (HVASLS) provides a blend of in-person and online courses and group study. Our program focuses on work, workers, and the working-class throughout history to the present day.

HVASLS is located at 4 Park Avenue in Manhattan. Our other locations include Joint Board-IBEW Local 3 Headquarters in Flushing, Rochambeau School in White Plains, UA Plumbers Local Union 1 Training Center in Long Island City, and Teacher Training Centers located in Manhattan and Queens.

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HVASLS also partners with select organizations. Partnership benefits are available to students who enroll through one of the following partners: