LIU Post, LIU Brentwood & LIU Riverhead
May 10, 2022 | Bethpage Stadium, Post campus

Student Information

All graduates are encouraged to participate in the Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony will feature several commencement remarks and speakers, and each student physically in attendance will be recognized by name.

Ceremony Format

Long Island University will host its Commencement for the Class of 2022 in-person. Graduates will receive an invitation via LIU email with a link to RSVP. To participate in the ceremony and R.S.V.P. your maximum of eight (8) guests, please click here. Please note, due to space limitations additional tickets are not available.

The Ceremony will take place as follows:

  • Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctoral Ceremony: 10 a.m. 
  • Graduate Line-up: 8:30 a.m.
  • Faculty and Platform Line-up: 9 a.m.

Commencement will be streamed live on the Commencement Website for others to view.

Rain Plan

Long Island University may move its Commencement for the Class of 2022 indoors in the event of anticipated inclement weather. The decision to implement the rain plan will be determined a few days in advance of the ceremony using the available information at that time. If moved indoors, there will be two separate ceremonies and graduates will be permitted three (3) tickets each. Please note, due to space limitations additional tickets are not available.

In the event of the rain plan, the Ceremonies will take place as follows:

  • Undergraduate Ceremony: 10 a.m. (Graduate Line-up at 8:30 a.m.)
  • Graduate and Doctoral Ceremony: 2 p.m. (Graduate Line-up at 12:30 p.m.)

Personalized Slides

All graduating students will receive information on how to log into the graduation site to personalize their graduate slides. Graduates will have the opportunity to upload a photo.

Students will be able to download and share their personal slide on social media during or after the ceremony. Please note, slides will not be displayed as part of the formal ceremony.

Students who have submitted a personalized graduate slide, click here to access the 2022 Commencement portal.

Cap and Gown

All students can purchase a cap and gown through the University Bookstore. The cap and gown will be shipped directly to each student’s home or available for pick-up at the bookstore for on-campus students.

The Cap and Gown website is currently closed. Please visit the University Bookstore located in Hillwood Commons for a late-order. Please note: graduates must be in good financial standing and have satisfied their financial bill in order to pick-up their cap and gown and participate in Commencement.

Official Program

Each graduating student will receive a digital copy of the Official Commencement Program. The program will have a schedule of events, names of all graduates, and list honors and recognition.

COVID-19 Protocols

Commencement will follow all New York State and CDC guidelines throughout the ceremony.