Onondaga County Jury Information

All trial jurors are on 'standby' and should report to court ONLY when instructed.  Please review the reporting instructions below, or to hear a recorded message, please call 1-315-671-1010


These instructions are updated daily at 5:00 PM 


Term Date:   February 24, 2020

Trial Jurors - Reporting Instructions for:  Monday, February 24, 2020

Emergency Message Space Holder.

Juror #1 up to and including Juror #127 are to report at 8:45 am on Monday, February 24th.


If your number is noted to appear, please report to Room 120 of the New Criminal Courthouse located at 505 S. State Street, Syracuse. You must arrive promptly at your designated time.  Bring your entire completed summons with you as well as your parking ticket for the OnCenter Garage for stamping to qualify for the reduced rate.  No other garage or lot stub will be honored and please do not park at a meter.

Juror #128 and above, your services will not be needed on Monday.  Please check the website Monday

after 5 pm for Tuesday's instructions.

We never call and ask you for personal information.  NEVER give out personal information over the telephone.

General Information 

Absence of Emergency: If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call at 315-671-1000 after 8:30 am on the day you are to report.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 315-671-1000 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.

Court Hours: Court normally operates from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm., with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day.  Court sessions rarely continue beyond 5:00 pm.

Electronics: Cell phones and other electronic devices may be used in the jury assembly rooms and other waiting areas.  They must be turned off during jury selection and trial.  There is public access WIFI in the County courthouse.

Meals: There is a mid-day lunch break everyday.  You can request restaurant handout.

Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations.  Juror parking is located at the On-Center garage for a reduced rate of $4.00.

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.

Court Locations

Onondaga/Syracuse Criminal Courthouse

505 South State Street


Syracuse NY 13202

Trial Jurors report to Room 120

Grand Jurors report to Room 120

Town/Village Jurors check your summons for instructions and reporting address

Commissioner of Jurors

Sandra A. Schepp

Onondaga County Commissioner of Jurors

Room 120

Phone: 315-671-1000

Email the Commissioner: