LIU Brooklyn, Pharmacy,
Global & Hudson
May 20, 2021 | Barclays Center

Retrieving Guest Tickets
Graduates are responsible for downloading their guest’s ticket for the Commencement Ceremony. To access tickets, Graduates will need to visit or use the Barclays Center App on your mobile device or desktop. To create an account, you must use your LIU email. For additional instructions, click here.

Congratulations, Class 2021!

Long Island University will recognize the graduates of the Class of 2021 at the annual Commencement Ceremony. The Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctoral Ceremony will be an opportunity for you to share the excitement and importance of your academic accomplishments with peers, family, and friends.

The University will celebrate our graduates’ in-person. Any graduate or guest who cannot attend Commencement in-person can be part of the celebration virtually. While graduates celebrating remotely will not have their name called as part of the program, they will be able to download their graduate slide as an addition to the ceremony.

Visit this page on the day of the ceremony to view live.

LIU Brooklyn, Pharmacy, Global & Hudson
Thursday May 20, 2021

10 a.m. - Undergraduate & College of Pharmacy Ceremony (est. 90 minutes)
8 a.m. - Student Line Up at Dean Street Entrance
8 a.m. - Guest Entrance Opens at Atrium Entrance

2:30 p.m. - Graduate & Doctoral Ceremony (est. 90 minutes)
12:30 p.m. - Student Line Up at Dean Street Entrance
12:30 p.m. - Guest Entrance Opens at Atrium Entrance


For other questions please contact our Commencement Team at:
Phone: (718) 488-1248

COVID-19 Protocols for In-Person Ceremony

Commencement will follow all New York State and CDC guidelines throughout the ceremony. As a reminder, face masks and social distancing will be required of all graduates and guests.

Please note, all guest tickets will be sent to each graduate’s LIU email directly from Ticket Master.

All graduates and guests will be expected to present a Photo ID, complete a COVID-19 health screening, scan their electronic ticket, and show proof of one of the following to enter the venue.

  • A negative PCR COVID-19 test within the past 72 hours of ceremony
  • A negative rapid antigen COVID-19 test within the past 6 hours of ceremony
  • Proof of fully completed COVID-19 vaccination

It is strongly recommended that guests download and use the NYS Excelsior Pass for an expedient entrance into the ceremony. The Excelsior Pass provides secure, digital proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test results. To download the Excelsior Pass, click here.


Barclays Center offers testing for any graduate or guest who would prefer to be tested at the venue. This testing is provided through Barclays and is administered at-cost to the graduate and/or guest. You must pre-register to participate. To register, pay, and select for a time, click here.


We know how special this day is and we want to make sure that graduates can share the day with other family and friends who cannot attend in-person. The Ceremony will be streamed live on the Commencement website for all graduates and guests who cannot be in attendance.

Plan on celebrating Commencement virtually?

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