On November 29, 2016, Dowling College (the “Debtor”) filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of title 11 of the United States Code (the “Chapter 11 Case”) in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York (the “Bankruptcy Court”). The case has been assigned to the Honorable Robert E. Grossman. (Case No. 16-75545).

Garden City Group, LLC, the claims and noticing agent for the Dowling College bankruptcy proceeding has established a Case Administration website providing further information regarding the bankruptcy proceedings.

The Case Administration website also serves as the main point of contact for claims and/or inquiries related to:

  • Vendors or other Creditors
  • Former Dowling Students*
  • Former Dowling Faculty & Staff
  • Donated or Loaned Property
  • Personal Property left on Campus
  • Scholarship and Endowment Funds
  • Interest in purchasing furniture, equipment or other property other than real-estate

The Case Administration website can be found at the following web address:

Please first check the Frequently Asked Questions page (click here) on the Case Administration Website for information regarding your particular issue or situation. If your question or issue is not addressed by the answers provided on the Frequently Asked Question page, you can also submit an inquiry through the Contact Us page (click here) and upload any supporting documentation relating to your question or issue.

* Transcript Requests: Long Island University has taken over as successor custodian of Dowling College’s transcript records and is accepting orders for and issuing official Dowling transcripts. Students are encouraged to place orders using the online order form which can be found at:

The status of Dowling transcript orders can be checked online at:


New Mailing Address: Effective immediately, Dowling College’s new mailing address, for both the Oakdale and Shirley Campuses, is as follows. Please direct all future correspondence to this address.

Dowling College
PO Box 470
Massapequa Park, NY 11762