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Conference Services


Conference Services

Office of Event Management and Conference Services 112 Mack Student Center 200 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY 11549-2000 Phone: 516-463-5067 Email: conferenceservices@hofstra.edu Website: hofstra.edu/conferenceservices Housing and Meeting Space Request Forms: hofstra.edu/conferenceservices/ extrequest

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Welcome ................................... 3 Function Spaces Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center.......................4-5 Theater Spaces ......................... 6 Additional Spaces ..................... 7 Summer Housing Community Style ...................... 8 Suite Style .................................. 9 Floor Plans ............................... 10 Campus Amenities ................. 11 Additional Services ................. 12 Campus Map .......................... 13 It’s All About Long Island ������ 14


Office of Conference Services Welcome to Hofstra University Hofstra University is conveniently located on Long Island, New York, just 40 minutes outside of New York City and 25 minutes from three major airports. We are located five minutes from Roosevelt Field mall, Long Island’s largest indoor shopping center, and we are only a short drive from one of Long Island’s most beautiful beaches at Jones Beach State Park. ®

Our 240-acre campus is recognized as a national arboretum, offering a beautiful setting for you and your guests. We have more than 600 flexible meeting spaces available year-round, including conference rooms, technologically enhanced classrooms, theaters and banquet spaces, and our residential facilities can accommodate more than 4,000 guests from the beginning of June through mid-August. Whether your event requires overnight accommodations, dining options, meeting spaces or audiovisual services, our professional staff will assist and guide you through every phase of your event’s planning. Our combination of unique resources, excellent service and attention to detail is sure to guarantee a successful and memorable event for you and your guests.

Richard Wolcott, Director

Office of Conference Services

Your Conference Services Team: Becky Gabriel Associate Director Phone: 516-463-5067 Email: becky.gabriel@hofstra.edu Jessie Garcia Assistant Director Phone: 516-463-5067 Email: jessie.garcia@hofstra.edu

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Function Spaces When you host an event at Hofstra University, you will benefit from our comprehensive facilities and experienced staff of event planners.

Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center The Mack Student Center is the hub of Hofstra University, and offers 20 flexible spaces that are sure to meet the needs of your conference, meeting or other event.

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Room Occupancy and Details Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center Room

Area (sq. ft.)

Clear

Classroom Row Banquet

Multipurpose Room

6,150

415

415

330

Multipurpose Room West

2,869

188

91

188

140

Multipurpose Room East

3,310

227

109

227

150

Plaza Rooms

3,447

238

145

238

180

Plaza West

1,140

94

37

90

50

Plaza Middle

1,103

69

49

66

50

Plaza East

1,140

75

37

72

40

Rooms 141, 142, 143, 145

672

49

37

49

30

Room 218

269

14

Room 219

525

30

30

Student Center Theater

3,534

334

The Greenhouse

4,060

270

73

164

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Theater spaces Our diverse theater spaces are available for general meetings, lectures, performances or screenings. Seating capacity ranges from small groups to more than 1,000 guests. All Hofstra theaters are accessible to persons with disabilities and are equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual capabilities.

Theaters Location

Capacity (seats)

Area (sq. ft.)

1,105

40,504

377

3,850

Student Center Theater

334

3,534

Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater

132

2,724

John Cranford Adams Playhouse Helene Fortunoff Theater

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Additional Spaces Outdoor spaces We offer beautiful outdoor settings for picnics, expos or fairs, and we can assist you with tent and outdoor furniture rentals.

Classroom spaces Whether you are hosting a small training class for 10 people or administering an exam for a group of 600, we offer a variety of classrooms of many different types and sizes.

East Library Wing, Room 246 Located on our South Campus, this large meeting room can accommodate up to 150 guests.

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Summer Housing Hofstra University residence halls can accommodate up to 4,000 guests in several types of settings, ranging from suite-style with semiprivate baths to traditional dormitorystyle rooms with communal bathrooms. All rooms are air-conditioned.

Community Style This is an affordable option for summer camps. With approximately 200 beds per tower, you can easily manage a large group in just one building. There is one bathroom per gender, per floor. The tower buildings also offer lounges and a kitchenette for your convenience.

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Suite Style Our suite complexes range from apartment-style buildings with more than 160 beds to small houses offering up to 50 beds per house. Each suite complex has an outdoor courtyard and an indoor lounge area complete with a kitchenette. Whether organizing a reunion, retreat or athletic camp, the suite-style buildings provide a community feel no matter how small or large your group. The Netherlands and Colonial Square complexes contain groups of two-story houses. The Nassau/Suffolk residence hall is composed of two buildings that share a common entrance and inner courtyard. Each building has six floors, with up to 200 beds per building. Stuyvesant Hall is a four-story residence offering suite-style accommodations with up to 160 beds. Each floor includes two large lounge areas.

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Floor Plans A

Each double bedroom within our community-style residence halls contains: Two (2) twin beds Two (2) dressers Two (2) desks with chairs There is one (1) bathroom per gender per floor.

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Each double bedroom within a suite unit contains: Two (2) twin beds Two (2) dressers Two (2) desks with chairs The foyer area of each unit has one (1) bathroom.

A

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B


Campus Amenities We are pleased to offer the following services: 4 A conference services planner who will manage your event from beginning to end 4 24-hour help desk assistance 4 24-hour campus security 4 Complimentary parking 4 Complimentary guest wireless Internet access 4 Knowledgeable registration staff 4 Access to on-campus, indoor, heated swimming pool 4 Zipcar速 rentals (reservations required through zipcar.com) 4 Access to on-campus fitness center (daily admission fee applies) 4 Rental items: linens (supplied only or make bed), coffeemakers, microfridges (inquire about current rates)

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Additional Services Dining Features: Dining cards are available for purchase and may be used at any dining facility on campus. You may choose a declining balance option for your guests by determining a spending amount per person on a day-to-day basis, or you may choose one of our existing dining plans with predetermined amounts per meal. Cash and credit cards are accepted at any of our dining facilities. Catering Options: Hofstra University is pleased to offer diverse catering options for groups of any size. We extend the same high standards and services whether your event is for a coffee break for a small group or a formal reception for thousands. Continental breakfasts, luncheons, receptions, barbecues and formal dinners are only a few of our specialties. Hofstra Catering Services is happy to accommodate any special dietary needs. We work diligently to make sure your event is both successful and memorable – for you and your guests.

Technology Features: From a small meeting to a large event, we can assist with all your technology needs. Available capabilities include: 4 Computer/video projection 4 Video/Web conferencing 4 Wireless and wired Internet access 4 In-house audiovisual staff 12


Campus Map DAVID S. MACK FITNESS CENTER

DAVID S. MACK PHYSICAL EDUCATION CENTER

HOFSTRA NORTH SHORE-LIJ SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY

BUBBLE

AU BON PAIN

MAURICE A. DEANE SCHOOL OF LAW

Suite-style housing

Academic spaces

Community-style housing

Mack Student Center

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It’s All About Location Take advantage of Hofstra’s close proximity to local shopping, museums, beaches, concerts and sports events, and of course, New York City! We are also only 25 minutes from John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Long Island Mac Arthur Airports. Hofstra is also just minutes from convenient public transportation such as the Long Island Rail Road and the Nassau County bus system. New York City Enjoy the culture, entertainment, landmarks and shopping New York City has to offer. Hofstra offers daily scheduled (and complimentary) shuttle service to the Long Island Rail Road, which connects to New York City’s Penn Station. Jones Beach State Park Jones Beach State Park offers surf bathing along its 6.5 miles of ocean beach. The park is also home to the Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center, which includes environmental displays about the seashore, educational tours and programming for all ages. Eisenhower Park A 930-acre oasis of open space and recreation in the heart of Nassau County, Eisenhower Park is one of the largest public spaces in the New York metropolitan area. Roosevelt Field® Shopping Mall Love shopping? Visit Roosevelt Field® for some of the best shopping in the country, with more than 270 specialty stores. Long Island’s Museum Row Museum Row, a one-stop destination for some of Long Island’s finest museums, is home to the Long Island Children’s Museum, The Francis X. Pendl Nassau County Firefighters Museum, and the Cradle of Aviation Museum. Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum The Nassau Coliseum is a multipurpose indoor arena that is home to the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League. The Coliseum also hosts worldfamous concerts, exhibitions and shows of various kinds. Here are some useful websites for planning activities:

4nycgo.com 4longisland.com 4ny.com 4mta.info/lirr 4nassaucoliseum.com 4visitnassaucounty.com/Museum-Row 14


Hofstra University is committed to extending equal opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status in employment and in the conduct and operation of Hofstra University’s educational programs and activities, including admissions, scholarship and loan programs and athletic and other school administered programs.


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Hofstra University is located in Hempstead, Long Island, just 25 miles east of New York City. For directions and a printable campus map, visit hofstra.edu/directions.

Office of Event Management and Conference Services 112 Mack Student Center 200 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY 11549-2000


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