Registration FAQ

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Do I have to register online?

The most preferred way to register is online. If you would prefer to mail in your registration form with a check or money order you can download the scanned image of the registration form. Please complete the form and mail it to:

Muslim Ummah of North America
P.O. Box 80411
Brooklyn, NY 11208

After the preregistration deadline please do not mail in your registration form, either register online, over the phone by calling (718) 277-7900 or fax the completed form to 718-277-7901. Although you can always register in person at the convention, it is highly recommended you pre-register to avoid long lines and get your badges in the mail.

Deadline for discounted pre-registration is at 11:59 PM EST, July 27, 2015. You will receive additional discount if you register before the deadline.

Can I Fax the Registration Form?

You can download the scanned image of registration form here. Please complete this Form and Fax it to (718) 277-7901

Can I attend the convention for one day?

One day registration will be available on site only.

What is covered in the Registration Fees?

Registration for the MUNA Convention gives you unlimited access to all main sessions, the Bazaar area, Youth Conference, all parallel sessions, Legal Clinic and Health Clinic. Registration does NOT include meals, hotels, jump and fun kids rides.

How many family members can be included in Family Registration?

One family package allows Husband and Wife and all children under 18 years of age.

What kind of food will be available?

Catered Halal food will be available near the Main Hall at David S. Mack Exhibition Center and Sports Complex. Saturday Lunch, Saturday Dinner and Sunday Lunch will be sold from the Tent east of Main Hall. Meal tickets will be sold on site. There will also be halal fast food in the Hofstra Student Center for Saturday Lunch, Saturday Dinner and Sunday Lunch. Breakfast and Snacks are available in the Student Center Cafeteria.

Is Bus Transportation available?

Buses will be leaving from various corners of New York City. Please contact the NY Office at 718.277.7900 for more details.

Will we have free Internet Access?

Sorry, no free Wi-Fi is available in Hofstra University.

Will babysitting be available?

No babysitting services will be available. However, we encourage you to have your children participate in MUNA Children programs.

Where is the convention venue?

Hofstra University, 245 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549

Main Sessions

David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex

Youth Conference and Parallel Sessions

Student Center
Detailed MAP:
https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=zqohSrlkxPy8.k-SdlusWQH7A&hl=en

Where do we park and what is the cost?

There are plenty of Parking and there are no restrictions on legal parking during the convention. All the blue areas in the map are available for parking in the link below: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=zqohSrlkxPy8.k-SdlusWQH7A&hl=en

What is the Driving Direction?

1.Travel on the Long Island Expressway to Exit 38; then onto the Northern State Parkway to exit 31A; then south on the Meadowbrook Parkway to Exit M4; and then west on Hempstead Tpke (Route 24)

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2.Travel on the Southern State Parkway to Exit 22; then north on the Meadowbrook Parkway to Exit M4; and then west on Hempstead Tpke (Route 24)

THEN

Meadowbrook Parkway to exit M4 West (Hempstead Turnpike). Hofstra is less than a mile to the west. Turn right on to Earle Ovington Blvd and take the East Gate into Hofstra University. At the end of the Road, make right and then a sharp left. At second STOP sign, bear right and park. Walk into the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex.

COMING FROM THE WEST ON HEMPSTEAD TURNPIKE

Travel through the village of Hempstead on Hempstead Tpke. Go under the second Unispan (walk-over). Turn Left on to Earle Ovington Blvd and take the East Gate into Hofstra University. At the end of the Road, make right and then a sharp left. At second STOP sign, bear right and park. Walk into the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex.

What is the Driving Direction to Student Center?

3.Travel on the Long Island Expressway to Exit 38; then onto the Northern State Parkway to exit 31A; then south on the Meadowbrook Parkway to Exit M4; and then west on Hempstead Tpke (Route 24)

OR

4.Travel on the Southern State Parkway to Exit 22; then north on the Meadowbrook Parkway to Exit M4; and then west on Hempstead Tpke (Route 24)

THEN

Meadowbrook Parkway to exit M4 West (Hempstead Turnpike). Hofstra is less than a mile to the west. At the third traffic light from the Meadowbrook, turn right onto North Campus. At second STOP sign, bear left and park. Walk into the Mack Student Center (building with bell tower).

COMING FROM THE WEST ON HEMPSTEAD TURNPIKE

Travel through the village of Hempstead on Hempstead Tpke. Go under the second Unispan (walk-over). At the next light, make a left onto Hofstra's North Campus. At second STOP sign, bear left and park. Walk into the Mack Student Center (building with bell tower).

How do I go to the Convention By Rail Road?

From New York City: The Long Island Rail Road provides regular commuter service from Pennsylvania Station in New York City to the Hempstead and Mineola stations. Pennsylvania Station is located at 34th Street and 8th Avenue, below Madison Square Garden. If taking the train on the Hempstead branch, exit at the final stop "Hempstead." Mineola station is on the main line; consult the schedules of the Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma branches. Taxi cabs are available at both stations.