Faculty

NYIT's 57th Annual Commencement will be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, located in Uniondale, Long Island. The ceremony will begin at noon.

Faculty participation is vital to the success of NYIT's commencement. Your presence at the ceremony means a great deal to our graduates.

Faculty Arrival and Line-up

Faculty should arrive at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum by 10:30 a.m. Be advised that the Nassau Coliseum has a mandatory security admission process, which may cause time delays. Please arrive on time.

Please enter into the Nassau Coliseum through the Gate 5 entrance. Once inside, proceed to the Faculty Lounge located on the lower level.


Academic Regalia

All faculty (including College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty, librarians, and members of NYIT staff and administration who require regalia) will be able to wear their own school regalia on commencement day.


Regalia Distribution

For those who have requested to borrow regalia:


Tuesday, May 15 – Thursday, May 17
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Old Westbury: Student Activity Center, Gymnasium
Manhattan: 33 W. 60th St., third floor (Office of Communications & Marketing)


Directions and Parking

Directions to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Please enter via the Gate 5 entrance.

There is no fee to park at the Nassau Coliseum.

Nassau Veterans memorial Coliseum Parking Map

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Special Assistance

Disabled Services A-Z Guide

Contrary to what it says on the Nassau Coliseum website, you do not need a special tickets for ADA seating. Please speak to a Guest Services representative upon entry into the Coliseum and request ADA seating. ADA seating is located on the main level. One guest will be allowed to accompany the guest sitting in this section.