For Family & Friends
LIU Brooklyn, LIU Pharmacy, LIU Global and LIU Hudson - Thursday, May 16, 2013
Commencement is Thursday, May Sixteenth, Two Thousand and Thirteen 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.
9:00 a.m. – Doors open for the Admission of Guests
8:30 a.m. – Assembly of Procession
10:30 a.m. – Ceremony Begins
12:00 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 9:00 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 3, 2013.
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.
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.