Dowling College’s Brookhaven campus is conveniently located on William Floyd Parkway in Shirley, New York, approximately 20 miles from Stony Brook University. Residents can:
- Take in the sun at nearby Smith Point Beach
- Explore nature at the Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge
- Kayak on the Carmans River
- Drive or take the Long Island Rail Road to the Hamptons or Montauk
The campus is located approximately three miles north of the Mastic-Shirley Long Island Rail Road Station, which is on the Montauk line. The LIRR provides service to New York’s Jamaica and Penn Stations.
There are several supermarkets within short driving distance of the campus (Stop & Shop, Best Market, King Kullen) as well as Kohl’s and Target department stores, and numerous national and local dining options.