IZOD Center/Line-up

Important Commencement Instructions

Line-up and Procession

All candidates should report to the lower level of the arena. Enter the building through the box office lobby and proceed down the escalator. Bachelor's degree candidates will turn right and continue to the exhibition area.  Master's degree candidates will turn left and line up in the lower lobby area. Signs will be posted to indicate specific departmental or College/School locations. Please note: Shoulder bags or other carried articles are not appropriate to have during the academic procession; please remember to keep your car keeys in a safe place.

Directions and Parking

The Meadowlands Sports Complex has ample free parking. Parking attendants will direct you and your guests to appropriate parking areas.  Accessible parking for guests with special needs and who have state-issued license plates or placards is available in Deck 23.  For more information on directions and parking, please visit the IZOD website at http://www.izodcenter.com/parking/Parking.aspx.

Leaving the IZOD Center

Following the ceremony, guests will exit the IZOD Center from the concourse level and graduates will march directly out of the arena through the box office lobby doors. No one will be allowed to remain in the lobby or to reenter the lobby from the concourse level. Please plan to meet friends or relatives outside the center doors or at their vehicles.