General Information


WHEN PAYING BY CHECK: Please make check payable to OCEANSIDE UFSD

REGISTRATION BY MAIL: Registration forms can be found on page 28 & 30. A separate registration form is required for each course. You may pay the total amount of the registered courses in your household account on one check. Please mail to:

Department of Community Activities (DOCA)
125 Merle Ave.
Oceanside, NY 11572

IN PERSON: You can register at the Department of Community Activities (DOCA), 125 Merle Avenue, Oceanside.
Payments will be accepted during the following hours:
Mon-Fri 9:00am-3:30pm; Sat 9:00am-1:00pm;
Mon-Thurs 7:30pm-8:30pm beginning Monday, February 27.
Telephone: 516 594-2336 • Fax: 516 594-2341 • Website:

· Each course has a required registration minimum, determined by the DOCA office, which must be met PRIOR to the course start date in order for a course to be conducted. It is suggested that you register immediately in the course of your choice in order to ensure your place.
· Registrations will not be confirmed prior to the start of class(es).
· REFUND POLICY: If a course is cancelled, each student will be entitled to a full refund. Once class has begun, refunds will not be given.

SENIOR CITIZEN GOLD CARD: For residents of the Oceanside School District, sixty-two years of age or over. Entitles holder to free admission to certain District sponsored events, as well as reduced cost in certain adult courses. Courses approved for this discount are noted with Gold Card Star next to the course fee. Eligible residents wishing to enroll may obtain an application at the Department of Community Activities. Proof of age must be submitted at the time of application. All material fees must be paid.

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: Students age 18 and over are encouraged to take courses for improvement and enjoyment.

PARKING: ONLY in designated areas.

IN-SERVICE CREDIT: Available for teachers. Consult your school district for approval.

INSTRUCTORS: We retain our Adult Education instructors to teach a course in their area of expertise. The instructors are not permitted to use the classroom for personal gain, or to solicit clients or customers. Therefore, we are not responsible for any advice, or consultation given beyond the classroom setting and course curriculum material.

SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Any day that schools are closed, the Department of Community Activities will not operate its programs. Cancellations and closings will be posted on our website at, and /or broadcast over the following radio and television stations: WCBS (880 AM), WINS (1010 AM) and NEWS 12 Long Island (Cablevision’s Channel 12).

NO CLASSES: April 8 through April 18; May 26 through May 29

DISCLAIMER: The registrant does hereby covenant and agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Oceanside School District from and against any and all liability, loss, damages, claims, or actions (including costs and attorney fees) for bodily injury and /or property damage, to the extent permissible by law, arising out of, or in connection with, the actual or proposed use of Oceanside District property, facilities and /or services. The Oceanside School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, religion, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, race or sex in the educational programs and activities that it operates. Inquiries concerning this policy of equal opportunity and affirmative action should be referred to the School District’s Affirmative Action Officer, 678-1221. Office is handicapped accessible.