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Travel Directions to Hofstra University

Using GPS?

Most GPS units allow you to select or search for Hofstra University in the Points of Interest section (this is the recommended way to find your route.) If you need an address for navigation, use:

900 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550

Please be aware, this address will take you to the Western entrance of campus, and your location may be on either the North or South campus. Please use our Interactive Map to confirm which direction you should turn.

Directions to the Admission Center

From Exit M4 of the Meadowbrook Parkway you will be on Route 24 West (Hempstead Turnpike) ... Stay on 24W for about one mile ... Pass Nassau Coliseum ... Hofstra University is on both sides of Hempstead Turnpike ... You will see three overhead walkways ... Make a left at the light just after the second walkway ... The Office of Admissions is in Bernon Hall, the first building on your left as you enter the parking lot. Welcome to Hofstra!


Directions to Hofstra's Theaters


Directions via Public Transportation


Getting Here By Bus

Reminder: Buses cannot travel on Parkways in New York.
New Jersey Turnpike North to the George Washington Bridge.
Cross Bronx Expressway to the Throgs Neck Bridge
Clearview Expressway South to the Long Island Expressway East
Exit 39 off the LIE to Glen Cove Road/Clinton Rd.
Make a right onto Glen Cove Road. Glen Cove Road becomes Clinton Rd.
Make a left onto Hempstead Tpke (Fulton Street) Route 24 (heading east)

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Getting Here By Car

  • From All Points:

    From Exit M4 of the Meadowbrook Parkway you will be on Route 24 West (Hempstead Turnpike) ... Stay on 24W for about one mile ... Pass Nassau Coliseum ... Hofstra University is on both sides of Hempstead Turnpike ... You will see three overhead walkways ... For the North Campus Main Entrance, make the first right after the first overhead walkway. For the Admissions Center, make a left at the light just after the second walkway ... The Office of Admissions is in Bernon Hall, the first building on your left as you enter the parking lot. Welcome to Hofstra!

  • From New York City

    From the Queens Midtown Tunnel, continue on the Long Island Expressway (I-495) East to exit 38, Northern State Parkway East, to the Meadowbrook Parkway South (exit 31A) ... Stay on the Meadowbrook Parkway until Exit M4 (sign reads "Hempstead" and "Coliseum") ... Follow "From All Points," below.

  • From southern New Jersey, southeast Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia

    Take N.J. Turnpike to Exit 13 ... Follow Route 278 to Verrazano-Narrows Bridge ... Take left exit off bridge onto the Belt Parkway East ... Take that to Exit 25A (Southern State Parkway East - the Belt Parkway splits, stay left) ... Take that to Exit 22N (Meadowbrook Parkway North) ... Stay on the Meadowbrook Parkway until Exit M4 (sign reads "Hempstead" and "Coliseum") ... Follow "From All Points," below.

  • From northwestern New Jersey, northern Pennsylvania, and the Middle States

    Take either Interstate 78, Interstate 80, US Route 22, New Jersey Route 4, or New Jersey Route 17 to the George Washington Bridge ... Proceed over the bridge to the Cross Bronx Expressway onto the Throgs Neck Bridge ... Follow directions from Throgs Neck Bridge, detailed below.

  • From Upstate New York

    Take New York Thruway over the Tappan Zee Bridge to Cross Westchester Expressway (Interstate 287) ... Stay on the Expressway to the New England Thruway ... Proceed south on the Thruway to Throgs Neck Bridge ... Follow directions from Throgs Neck Bridge, detailed below.

  • From New England

    Proceed south to New England Thruway (Interstate 95) and take this to the Throgs Neck Bridge ... Follow directions from Throgs Neck Bridge, detailed below.

  • From the Throgs Neck Bridge

    Take Cross Island Parkway (first exit over the bridge on right) to the Grand Central Parkway East (Exit 29, exit forks - stay left) ... Grand Central Parkway will become the Northern State Parkway East, follow to Exit 31A (Meadowbrook Parkway South) ... Take the Meadowbrook Parkway to Exit M4 (sign reads "Hempstead" and "Coliseum") ... Follow "From All Points," below.

  • From eastern Long Island

    Take the Northern State Parkway West, to the Meadowbrook Parkway South (Exit 31A) or take the Southern State Parkway West to the Meadowbrook Parkway North (Exit 22N) ... Stay on the Meadowbrook Parkway until Exit M4 (sign reads "Hempstead" and "Coliseum") ... Follow "From All Points," below.

  • From John F. Kennedy Airport

    Take the Belt Parkway East to Exit 25A (Southern State Parkway East) ... Take that to Exit 22N (Meadowbrook Parkway North) ... Stay on the Meadowbrook Parkway until Exit M4 ... Follow "From All Points," below.

  • From LaGuardia Airport

    Take the Grand Central Parkway East ... This will become the Northern State Parkway East ... Follow this to Exit 31A (Meadowbrook Parkway South) ... Take the Meadowbrook Parkway to Exit M4 (sign reads "Hempstead" and "Coliseum") ... Follow "From All Points," below.

  • From MacArthur Airport

    Take Veterans Memorial Highway South to Sunrise Highway West to the Southern State Parkway West ... Take that to Exit 22N, then take Meadowbrook Parkway North to Exit M4 ... Follow "From All Points," below.


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