NYIT's 58th Annual Commencement will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at NYIT's Long Island campus in Old Westbury beginning at 9 a.m.

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

ALL faculty should report to the gym on commencement morning by 8 a.m. The faculty lounge will be located in the gymnasium and will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The lounge will offer regalia pick-up and drop-off, breakfast and lunch, and nearby restrooms. Please arrive early and allow yourself time to park.

Academic Regalia

All faculty (including College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty, librarians, and members of the staff and administration who require regalia) will be able to wear their own school regalia on commencement day. NYIT gowns will be available as well. There is an inventory of NYIT gowns to accommodate most needs.

For more information, please email the Office of Strategic Communications & External Affairs at commencement@nyit.edu.

Parking and Shuttle Service
  • Parking
    Parking on campus is limited. Faculty members may park in the Wisser Library, 500 Building, Harry Schure Hall, Gerry House, and Salten Hall lots at the Long Island campus if they arrive early enough. All faculty members MUST display the attached white FACULTY PARKING PERMIT on their dashboard in order to access these lots. Faculty who arrive after the campus parking lots are filled will be re-directed to the LIU campus and will be transported via shuttle bus to the main tent.

  • NYIT-New York City (Manhattan) Round-Trip Shuttle
    Complimentary round-trip shuttle service will be available from the New York City campus on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Reserve Your Seat

Rain Plan

In the event of bad weather, please plan accordingly as you will be processing into the main tent from the SAC Gym.

Security/Access to the Long Island campus offices/buildings
Please be advised that all campus offices and buildings will be locked on May 19 except for the Student Activity Center and Sports Complex. Faculty will not be able to access their offices or any buildings; accordingly, if you have your own regalia, please bring it with you on May 19.

Faculty Lounge

The faculty lounge will be located in the gym, open from 8 a.m. through the end of the commencement ceremony. Light refreshments will be available prior to the ceremony.