Welcome 2020 & 2021 Alumni!

As a member of the Class of 2020/2021, you are invited to participate in this year’s school/college ceremonies, which immediately follow the main commencement ceremony.

During the school/college ceremony, you will:

  • sit with the Class of 2022;
  • have your name formally announced; and
  • walk across the stage and shake hands with the dean of your school/college.

We ask that you arrive onto campus no later than 10:30 a.m. and go straight to the President’s Stadium.

The deadline to register & order tickets has passed. If you have any questions, please contact the Commencement Team at commencement@nyit.edu.


• Ticket Pickup 

Each graduate who ordered tickets must pick up their tickets in person, present photo identification, and sign a release that tickets were received.

Here is the remaining distribution date:

Long Island Campus

Commencement Day

8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Tennis Courts Near Main Tent

• Hotels 

Long Island

Here are a few of the accommodation options near the Long Island campus in Old Westbury, New York:

Andrew Hotel
75 North Station Plaza
Great Neck, NY 11021

Courtyard by Marriott Westbury Long Island
1800 Privado Road
Westbury, NY 11590

Four Points by Sheraton Plainview
333 South Service Road
Plainview, NY 11803

Garden City Hotel
45 Seventh Street
Garden City, NY 11530
516.747.3000 or 800.547.0400

Hilton Garden Inn
1575 Privado Road
Westbury, NY 11590

Hilton Garden Inn Roslyn
3 Harbor Park Drive
Port Washington, NY 11050

Holiday Inn Westbury
369 Old Country Road
Carle Place, NY 11514

Homewood Suites by Hilton
1585 Round Swamp Road
Plainview, NY 11803
516.293.4663 or 800.644.6835

Melville Marriott
1350 Old Walt Whitman Road
Melville, NY 11747
631.423.1600 or 800.228.9290

The Roslyn Hotel
1221 Old Northern Blvd.
Roslyn, NY 11576

Viana Hotel and Spa
3998 Brush Hollow Road
Westbury, NY 11590

New York City

The New York City Campus is within walking distance of the hotels listed.

6 Columbus
6 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019

The Empire Hotel
44 W. 63rd St.
New York, NY 10023

The Hudson Hotel
356 West 58th Street
New York, NY 10019

May 22: Commencement Day

Learn important information about commencement day including directions, parking info, our bag policy, and more.

More About Commencement Day

Contact Us

Questions? Email the Commencement Team at commencement@nyit.edu.

NOTE: Please be advised that the event is subject to change if New York State guidelines are altered due to COVID-19 restrictions.