General Information, Accommodations and Attractions
Interested in expanding your subject area knowledge, exploring new subject material or adding to your teaching tool kit? Look no further, Molloy College has what you are looking for. This summer you will be able to enroll in courses to build your knowledge in various content areas and to improve your instructional skills. The Summer Institutes for Teachers may be taken for 3 graduate credits ($900 per Institute) or on a non-credit basis for 2 in-service credits. All of the Summer Institutes are offered on an intensive, one-week, 4-day, format at either our Rockville Centre campus at 100 Hempstead Avenue or at our new Suffolk Center at Route 110, on the grounds of Republic Airport located at: 7180 Republic Airport (Grumman Lane), in East Farmingdale (see below for directions to both locations). Click here for course descriptions and faculty bios. Click here for application and registration information.
Participants meet for 30 hours of instruction during the week (lunch and breaks are not counted in instructional hours). Participants must attend the entire institute to receive a certificate of completion from Molloy. Participants who attend only part of the institute will be issued a letter on Molloy College letterhead that is signed by the Dean certifying the number of hours attended, but they will not receive a certificate.
You must attend each day to receive in-service credit. If you are taking the course for graduate credit, in addition to attending the institute each day, there is a project that is due within 2 weeks of the conclusion of the institute.The summer institute graduate course, EDU 524 is part of our graduate course offerings in the Division of Education and can be used as an elective towards our Master of Science degree in Education. Click here for information on requesting grade reports and transcripts.
Any handouts will be given out in class. They are included in your tuition. You will be notified by email of any prior preparation that is required before the institute begins or anything that you will need to bring with you to the institute.
Meals are not included in your tuition. There is a cafeteria on the Rockville Centre campus and a number of places to dine close by the Suffolk Center, including one restaurant that is within walking distance.
A list of hotels and area attractions near both campuses can be found below under the information for each campus. You may also call us at 516.323.3554 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Accommodations are not included in your tuition.
Dress is casual. Dress for comfort. Our classrooms are air-conditioned. So while it may be hot outside, the classrooms may be chilly. Prepare accordingly by bringing a sweater or other clothes to layer. Comfortable shoes are also a good idea. You may also want to bring your laptop. Wi-Fi is available at both campuses at no charge.
Suffolk Center Campus- Directions, Office Hours, Meals and Hotel Information
The Suffolk Center is located just off Route 110 at 7180 Republic Airport, in Farmingdale, NY. Directions to the Suffolk Center can be found at: www.molloy.edu/suffolk/directions.asp. A parking permit is not necessary and there is ample free parking directly in front of the building. There is only one building at Suffolk and classroom locations are posted in the lobby. If you are traveling by plane, the closest airport is J.F. Kennedy Airport, followed by LaGuardia Airport.
Office Hours and Contact Information
The main office is open Monday - Thursday from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. (7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. in the summer) and Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.(closed on Fridays in the summer); Phones: 516.323.3570 • Fax: 516.323.3573
The Student Lounge has snack machines and nine computers for student use with internet access. Coffee and tea are available to the students free of charge throughout the day. The Center also has wireless internet access in all of the classrooms and in the lounge.
The new TownPlace Suites, 1 Marriott Plaza, East Farmingdale, is within walking distance of the Suffolk Campus. The hotel features complimentary wireless and hard wired high-speed internet access, a 24-hour fitness center, separate living and sleeping areas, a fully-equipped kitchen, a well-lit work desk, personalized voicemail and a heated, indoor pool and spa.
Attendees must make their own reservations. The room rate is $149 if you identify yourself as Molloy student/faculty and use a corporate/promotional code. The code should be avaiable in early March, 2013. Regular room rate is $219 per night. For more information or to make a reservation, click here or call 631.454.0080. For a list of alternate accommodations near the Molloy Suffolk Center, Click here.
Rockville Centre Campus - Directions, Office Hours, Meals and Hotel Information
The campus is located at 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY 11571. New York City is located a few train stops away on the Long Island Rail Road. Directions to the campus can be found on our website at: www.molloy.edu/ce/directions.asp. A parking permit is not necessary and there is ample parking on campus at no charge. You will be notified of the building and room location of your course prior to the start date.If you are traveling by plane, MacArthur Airport is the closest airport, however J. F. Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports have more frequent flights.
Office Hours and Contact Information
The Summer Office is located in Siena Hall, Room 106 Office Hours: M-Th, 8:30 am-7 pm; Fri, 8:30 am-5 pm- closed on Fridays in the Summer (7/15-9/2); Sat, 8:30 am-12:30 pm; Phone: 516.323.3570 • Fax: 516.323.3573 • Email: email@example.com.
There are a number of hotels in the Rockville Centrre area, among them:
Hampton Inn and Suites, Rockville Centre
125 Merrick Road
Rockville Centre, New York, 11570
173 Sunrise Highway
Rockville Centre, New York 11570
Holiday Inn Express
One Sunrise Highway
Lynbrook, New York 11563
New York City is located a few train stops away and can be easily reached by the Long Island Railroad from either the Amityville or Farmingdale stations. However, you don't have to travel to New York City to find things to do - Long Island offers plenty of attractions.
American Airpower Museum
Atlantis Marine World Aquarium
Splish Splash Water Park
Adventureland Amusement Park
Additional information on points of interest and entertainment on Long Island can be found at either Long Island Tourism or Discover Long Island.