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LIU Commencement Ceremony

Welcome to the joint commencement of LIU Brooklyn, LIU Global, and LIU Hudson of Long Island University. The ceremony, officiated by President Kimberly R. Cline, will celebrate the accomplishments of nearly 3,000 graduates as well as those of special distinguished guests. It will be an opportunity for you to share the excitement and importance of your academic accomplishments with peers, family, and friends, as the University’s Board of Trustees, Chancellors, Officers, faculty and staff pay tribute to you for the outstanding efforts you have shown in earning your degree.

Each graduate is recognized by name and will have their photo taken in cap and gown as they cross the main stage.

This landmark event will be held at New York's premier sports and entertainment arena, Barclays Center, on Wednesday, May 20, 2020.

Address: 620 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11217

7:00  a.m. Graduates arrive enrobed at the EmblemHealth Dean Street Entry
(southeast corner of the arena on Dean Street)
7:00  a.m. Guests enter through the GEICO Main Entry & Barclays Center Box Office
(corner of Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues)
9:00 a.m. Student, Faculty and Platform Party Procession
10:00 a.m. Ceremony Begins
12:00 p.m. Recessional