All Summer institute activities will take place at Hofstra University.
Hotel rooms are available at
The Hampton Inn-Garden City
1 North Avenue
Garedn City, NY 11530
Rates are $149 single/double plus local taxes/fees and includes a continental breakfast
from 6:00-10:00 a.m.
Reservations by phone:
Dorm rooms are available at Hofstra University
Rates are $56.00 single or $46.00 double plus linen cost.
Click Here to fill out the Housing Application
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a registration deadline?
Registration deadline is July 12, 2013. Registrations received after this date may be returned without processing. In this instance registration will need to take place on-site in New York. Note: All participants from outside the United States must pick up their materials on-site.
Can I cancel my registration?
Refund requests must be made before July 5, 2013. A processing fee of $25 will be charged on all refunds. However, because WLU must pay for meals in advance, meal tickets are non-refundable. No refunds will be issued after July 12.
What does registration include?
Registration for the Summer Institute includes over 80 interactive sessions on Thursday, July 18–Saturday, July 20, as well as access to numerous free special events that you will find throughout the program.
Are meal functions included in registration?
No, all meal functions (luncheon) require a ticket and additional fee. Please see the registration form for details on this event. Because WLU must pay for meals in advance, meal tickets are non-refundable.
Is the preconference included in registration?
No, the preconference on Thursday requires an additional fee. Requests for refunds on the preconference must be made before July 5, 2013, and must be accompanied by a registration receipt. The amount of the refund will be reduced by a processing fee of $25. No refunds will be issued after July 12.
Is membership to WLU included in registration?
If you register for the Summer Institute as a nonmember and pay the nonmember registration rate you will automatically be given a 1-year membership to WLU/NCTE. We will send you details on your membership after the Institute. Does not, however, apply to student registration.
What is needed for student registration?
Student registration is offered to those who are full-time graduate and undergraduate students. You will need to complete the Student Status Verification Form as a requirement for proof of student status. The Form should be mailed with your registration or presented onsite at the registration desk.