The Brooklyn campus is the urban center of Long Island University, the eighth largest, private, multi-campus University in the nation. Founded in 1926, this urban oasis occupies 11 acres of shaded courtyards, state-of-the-art facilities and historic buildings in the heart of a rejuvenated downtown Brooklyn. One of the fastest-growing institutions of higher learning in the New York metropolitan area, the Brooklyn campus offers nearly 11,000 students more than 110 undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs. Its cultural diversity, innovative academic programs, sports teams, and landscaped campus make the Brooklyn campus a model or urban education.
Many of Brooklyn’s richest cultural and historic attractions are easily accessible from the campus, including the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, the Public Library and the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. The Fulton Shopping Mall, many restaurants and fast food establishments, MetroTech Center, several banks and the Brooklyn Hospital are located in close proximity to the campus.
Manhattan is only a short subway ride away. Most subway lines stop near the campus. A Greyhound Bus station and a Long Island Rail Road station are within walking distance. Bus service (public transportation) to all areas of Brooklyn and Queens is also accessible nearby.
The downtown Brooklyn area is home to Borough Hall and a very extensive legal community, including the Municipal Building, federal and state court buildings and the Brooklyn Law School. Several institutions of higher education are also located in the downtown Brooklyn area. They include: Polytechnic University, Pratt Institute, New York Technical College, St. Francis College, The Institute of Design, and St. Joseph’s College.
The Brooklyn Bridge, Prospect Park, Atlantic Center Shopping Mall, Manhattan Bridge, Promenade, and Fort Greene Park- are also located within walking distance from the campus.
Campus Housing Accommodations
Conolly Residence Hall provides three types of air-conditioned accommodations for guests to choose from: standard rooms, suites, and apartments. A community bathroom and lounge are located on each of the standard floors. Apartments have a large living room/bedroom, a separate kitchen, and a private bathroom. All accommodations are furnished with twin-sized beds, dressers, desks, chairs, and closets. Depending on length of residency, extra amenities such as telephone service, cable television, and internet access are also available.
Located on the first floor of the Residence Hall are two very comfortable lounges where guests can relax and unwind. Visiting groups can reserve the classrooms and conference room located on the 2nd floor. The Residence Hall Computer Room has terminals with internet access that guests can use. A laundry room equipped with coin-operated washers and dryers is located on the lower level of the Residence Hall. Two privately owned parking facilities are only steps away from the campus. The campus and Residence Hall are secured twenty-four hours a day by Public Safety personnel.
The Lutney Commons Cafeteria is open Monday through Thursday for breakfast and lunch only, during the summer months. Meals can be purchased individually on a cash basis. Special rates are available for group meals (including dinner) any day of the week. Banquets or other catering services can be arranged. We will be happy to design a meal program to meet your needs.
Rates are determined by length of stay, size of group, and type of accommodations requested. A special rate has been established for summer interns. Bed linen and towels are available upon request for a nominal fee.
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