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LIU Brooklyn, LIU Pharmacy, LIU Global and LIU Hudson - Thursday, May 15, 2014



Commencement is Thursday, May Fifteenth, Two Thousand and Fourteen at Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11217

In recognition of the solemn nature occasion, we respectfully request that very young children do not attend the ceremony exercises.

7:00 a.m. – Doors open for the Admission of Guests
7:00 a.m. – Assembly of Procession
9:00 a.m. – Ceremony Begins
11:30 p.m. - Ceremony Concludes

Guests: All guests of graduates with appropriate tickets must enter directly through the GEICO Main Entry. Several guides will be available to assist guests. Gates will open for admission at approximately 7:00 a.m.

Elderly and Infirm:  All guests including those needing assistance enter the arena via the general admission entrance. Ushers will be available to escort guests with special needs to a reserved seating. 

Guests with Disabilities:  If you have a special accessibility need (e.g. wheelchair access, sign language interpretation, need for Braille, large print or recorded commencement program), please contact Diana Voelker at (718) 488-1533 by May 5, 2014.

Recessional:  The Faculty will exit from the arena following the exit of the platform party. The marshals will leave the arena followed by the graduates.


By car:
From Manhattan: Take the Brooklyn Bridge to Tillary Street, or take the Manhattan Bridge to Flatbush Avenue.
From Staten Island:  Take the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to Exit 27 (Atlantic Avenue).
From Queens: Take the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to Exit 29 (Manhattan Br/ Tillary St).

By Long Island Rail Road: Take the LIRR to Atlantic Terminal (just 20 minutes from Jamaica), located across the street from Barclays Center.

By subway: Eleven subway lines stop near the arena:
2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, N, Q, and R to Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center C to Lafayette Avenue G to Fulton Street

By bus: Eleven bus lines stop near the arena: B25, B26, B38, B41, B45, B52, B63, B65, B67, B69, and B103

Area Parking:  It is difficult to find parking easily at Barclays Center; however, there are several parking facilities within close proximity to the arena.  ALL SUBWAYS CONVERGE IN THIS AREA.