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Directions

When you visit Old Westbury, you'll see why you couldn't ask for a better location: Located on Long Island's historic North Shore, Old Westbury and its 604-acre campus offer a peaceful learning, living and recreational environment - all just 20 miles from the excitement, culture and real-world educational opportunities of New York City.

How to Find SUNY College at Old Westbury

BY CAR - Westbury is located immediately north of the Long Island Expressway (Route 495, exit 41N) in the village of Old Westbury, N.Y., approximately 16 miles east of the New York City line. The main entrance to the college is located on the west side of Rte. 107 approximately one mile north of Jericho Turnpike

From the Long Island Expressway (Route 495), east or west: Travel to exit 41 north, Route 106/107. Proceed north for 1½ miles to the campus entrance.

From the Northern State Parkway, east or west: Travel to exit 35 North, Route 106/107. Proceed north for 1½ miles to the campus entrance.

BY TRAIN - The Long Island Railroad stops in Hicksville, less than 10 minutes from campus. A campus shuttle runs during peak times during the academic year and taxi service is available year-round.

BY BUS - The MTA route N-20, which travels from Main Street in Flushing, New York, to the Hicksville railroad station, includes a stop at the College's main entrance. A college shuttle bus meets MTA buses at the main gate during the school year and registration hours, at certain times.

 


Did You Know?

Maryann De Leo, a 1977 graduate of the Media & Communications program within the American Studies Department, was honored with an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category at the 76th Annual Academy Awards for her work as producer and director of "Chernobyl Heart," a film about the effects of radiation on the children of Belarus, Russia, 16 years after the infamous nuclear reactor accident at Chernobyl.

More than 22% percent of Old Westbury's professors have earned among SUNY's highest honors - the rank of Distinguished Teaching Professor, Distinguished Service Professor or Chancellor's Award for Excellence in teaching and service.

35 Old Westbury students gave up their traditional Spring Break rituals in 2006 and instead volunteered their time and effort in New Orleans to aid recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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