General Information, Accommodations and Attractions

General Information

At Molloy you can enroll in summer courses designed to improve your knowledge and enhance your instructional skills. The Summer Institutes for Teachers may be taken for three graduate credits ($900 per Institute) or on a non-credit basis for 2 in-service credits ($695/$850 per Institute). Summer Institutes are offered in an intensive, one-week, 4-day, format at either our Rockville Centre campus or our Suffolk Center on the grounds of Republic Airport.

There are 30 in-class instructional hours during the week and participants must attend the entire institute in order to receive a certificate of completion from Molloy. Participants who attend only part of the institute will be issued a letter from Molloy College certifying the number of hours attended, but they will not receive a certificate.


  • You must attend each day to receive in-service credit
  • To receive graduate credit, you must attend the institute each day, do work outside the classroom and complete a project that is due within two weeks of the last session.
  • While the Summer Institutes can be taken for in-service credit, they have been designed as 3-credit graduate courses and are approved as such by the New York State Department of Education. The institutes meet for 45 contact hours, of which 30 hours consist of classroom instruction and 15 hours consist of outside work, including a course project which is due within two weeks of the institute end date. This is the same breakdown of hours for all of our graduate courses that are offered during the fall and spring semesters on a 14-week schedule, the only difference is that the summer institutes are offered on a more intense schedule.

    The institutes are all listed with the course code, EDU 5900, which 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. 

    The general course description can be found on our website at:  Since this is a special topics course, the specific course descriptions differ depending upon the topic. The description of the EDU 5900 courses offered as part of our Summer Institutes can be found in the attached brochure.

  • 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

Click here for information on requesting grade reports and transcripts.

Accommodations are not included in your tuition. A list of hotels and area attractions  near both campuses can be found below.

Dress is business casual. Our classrooms are air-conditioned. You may 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 here. 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 to Thursday from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. During the summer, we are open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Thursday with the office closed on Fridays.

Phones: 516.323.3570
Fax: 516.323.3573

General Information
The Student Lounge has snack machines and nine computers with internet access for student use . 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.

Attendees must make their own reservations.

The TownePlace 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.

The Studio room rate is $189 a night if you identify yourself as a teacher going to Molloy. (The regular rate is normally $239 a night).

To make a reservation, please call:
Dannie O'Connell, Sales Coordinator
Courtyard and TownePlace Suites by Marriott
1 & 2 Marriott Plaza
Farmingdale,  NY 11735
P: (631) 927-6906

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. Click here for directions to the Rockville Centre campus and a campus map. 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 a.m. - 5 p.m. - closed on Fridays in the summer (7/4-8/29); Sat, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Phone: 516.323.3550 • Fax: 516.323.3560/3561 • Email:

We have negotiated a special discounted rate of $119. per night at the Best Western Hotel. Please mention that you are with Molloy College for that rate. The hotel is in downtown Rockville Centre and is about 10 minutes from the campus.

Best Western
173 Sunrise Highway
Rockville Centre, New York 11570

There are a number of other hotels in the Rockville Centre area, among them
Hampton Inn and Suites, Rockville Centre
125 Merrick Road
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

Fashion outlets

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.