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Ceremony

The Spring and Midyear Undergraduate, Graduate and Law School Ceremonies will be held in the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex. Each ceremony will take approximately 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Concession stands will be open during the ceremonies. Tickets will be needed to attend the Midyear and Spring undergraduate commencement ceremonies. There are no tickets necessary for the Graduate and School of Law ceremonies.

Simulcast

For those who cannot attend the commencement ceremonies, a simulcast is broadcast on www.hofstra.edu/commencement

Weather

Details about any changes in the ceremony will be posted on the Hofstra University website.  If you have any questions regarding the snow, please call (516) 463-7669.

Please be prepared for any possible weather conditions!

Special Needs for Seating

David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex Accessibility: This facility is wheelchair accessible on the main level and will be available for guests requiring this area. One family member may accompany those with special needs in this area during the ceremony. Upon entrance to the Arena, please contact an usher who will be happy to escort you.

John Cranford Adams Playhouse Accessibility: This facility is wheelchair accessible on the main level and will be available for guests requiring this area. One family member may accompany those with special needs in this area during the ceremony. The wheelchair entrance is located on the west side of the building. Upon entrance to the playhouse, please contact an usher who will be happy to escort you.

Wheelchair Rentals

Mid-Island Med. Supply (10-15 in stock)
$15 - $25 Dollars a Day – Depending on Type of Wheelchair
781-7332
2093 Wantagh Ave., Wantagh, N.Y.

Uniondale Surgical (6 to 10 In Stock)
$20 per Day
483-8381
546 Uniondale Ave., Uniondale, N.Y.