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Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus Invites Prospective Students and Families to Spring Open House

LIU Day Open House for Undergraduate and Graduate Students, Sunday, April 10


Helen Saffran,Associate Director of Public Relations
Brooklyn Campus,
Long Island University
(718) 488-1419

Brooklyn, N.Y. – College-bound students, working professionals, career changers and their families and friends are invited to explore the diverse programs and beautiful grounds of Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus during the Campus’ spring open house, LIU Day, on Sunday, April 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Brooklyn Campus is located in downtown Brooklyn at the corner of DeKalb and Flatbush avenues.

Visitors will have the opportunity to meet with professors and current students and take tours of the 11-acre campus. In addition, visitors will have the chance to attend workshops and seminars ranging from financing their education and finding internships, to academic programs and themed learning communities. Application fees will be waived for anyone who applies for admission on LIU Day.

All prospective undergraduate students, as well as those interested in the Brooklyn Campus’ School of Continuing Studies, should start their visit at “LIU Central” in the main building, Metcalfe Hall, at 10 a.m. Those who already possess a bachelor’s degree are encouraged to attend the LIU Day Graduate Open House between 10:45 a.m. and 2 p.m.; check-in is in the Metcalfe Hall lobby. The graduate open house will focus on the Campus’ over 100 graduate degree and advanced certificate programs that help individuals to sharpen their professional skills or to transition into new careers.

Students will have the opportunity to learn from faculty about our blended learning programs, that combine online and in-class coursework.

Renowned for its commitment to student-centered education, the Brooklyn Campus, a unit of Long Island University, one of the largest and most comprehensive private universities in the country, provides both the extensive resources and opportunities of a large institution and the personalized attention of a small college. The Campus offers more than 200 academic programs in business, education, health professions, liberal arts and sciences, nursing and pharmacy, as well as international study options through the University’s Global College. One-on-one counseling, mentoring, tutoring, special needs programs and extensive career resources are available to help students to achieve their goals.

The beautifully landscaped 11-acre Campus also offers its students an array of amenities including the $45-million Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center, which features an eight-lane swimming pool and top-of-the-line fitness equipment and studio facilities; the Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, which provides free or low-cost access to world-class performances; and the Louise B’69 and Leonard Riggio Cyber Café, a popular campus eatery and meeting place that offers free computer resources, wireless Internet access and technical assistance.

Serving a diverse student body of more than 11,000 students, the Brooklyn Campus, which offers generous financial aid packages and flexible payment plans, is located in downtown Brooklyn, near major subway lines and the Long Island Rail Road, just 10 minutes from Manhattan. For more information or directions, call (718) 488-1011, e-mail or visit the LIU Day Web site at

The Brooklyn Campus is distinguished by…
dynamic curricula reflecting the great urban community it serves. Distinctive programs encompass the arts and media, the natural sciences, business, social policy, urban education, the health professions and pharmacy, and include the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, the Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, the D.P.T. in Physical Therapy and the Pharm.D. in Pharmacy. A vibrant urban oasis in downtown Brooklyn, this diverse and thriving campus offers academic excellence, personalized attention, small class size and flexible course schedules. In 2006, a $45-million Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center was opened to serve the Campus and the surrounding community. In 2007, the Cyber Café was launched, providing a high-tech hot spot for students and faculty members to meet and eat.

Posted 04/04/2011

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