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Getting to Barclays Center

We have chosen this venue for our 83rd Commencement due to its proximity to our campus and convenience to our graduates. It is located at the cross-roads of Atlantic and Flatbush Avenues. The following is a brief summary of various modes of transportation you may wish to use:

By Bus: Twelve bus lines stop near the arena: B25, B26, B37, B38, B41, B45, B52, B63, B65, B67, B69, and B103.

By Subway: 2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, N, Q, or R train to Atlantic Avenue- Barclays Center Station. Take the C Lafayette Avenue or the G to Fulton Street.

By Car: Note that parking is both limited and costly. Barclays Center is easily accessed from the Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, or the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. If you are using a GPS the venue’s address is 620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.

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Streaming Live from Barclays Center - Saturday, June 3rd - Starting at 3:00 P.M.

The New York City College of Technology is proud to announce its 83rd Commencement ceremony, which will be held on Saturday, June 3rd, 2023 in the Barclays Center. Line up will begin at 1:30 PM, and the precession will start at 3:00 PM. The main entrance is located at the intersection of Atlantic and Flatbush Avenues. This modern venue is situated on top of one of the largest transit hubs in New York. Public transit is the fastest, most convenient way to travel there

We are thrilled to include graduates from 2020 and 2021 as honorees during City Tech's 83rd annual commencement! If you graduated during lockdown and are interested in attending, please answer this short questionnaire to let us know you're interested in attending and how best to get in touch with you.

As an alternative option to in-person attendance, live streaming of the ceremony will be made available for those who are not able to be present.

Commencement & Graduation Deadlines

  • To be eligible to participate in commencement activities at Barclays Center, you will need to RSVP here by May 14 to confirm your attendance and need for tickets.
  • To graduate and earn your diploma, you also need to file for graduation with the Registrar's Office by the deadline date of May 26th. Learn more about applying for graduation here. (However, to ensure that your name is included in the 2022-23 commencement booklet, you must have applied before April 14th..)

Ticket Information

Each degree candidate will receive four guest tickets. RSVP here to reserve tickets and confirm your attendance.

Honors Convocation

Honors Convocation will be held on May 24th, to recognize academic excellence for eligible students. Invitations to go out late April from

Honors Convocation Streaming Live from City Tech - Wednesday, May 24th - Starting at 5:30 P.M.

Invitation Requests for Overseas Guests

Students who need invitation letters for visa-related purposes to invite friends and/or family members to attend graduation activities can contact Melany Chavez at

Use "Graduation Invitation Request" in your subject line. Please provide the following information in your email: student name, EMPL-ID, degree title, guest full name, date of birth, embassy name and address, and passport number.

Graduation Keepsakes

Graduating students can purchase items such as class rings, diploma frames, class t-shirt, and other alumni items from the following vendors: Fond Memories, Jostens Regalia.

Graduation Photos

On-campus photos for this year's graduates can be taken during the Grad Fair on Tuesday, April 18th - Thursday, April 20th from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM in the college bookstore. Continental Studios will continue to offer students the opportunity to have a graduation portrait taken during the week of May 8th - May 12th, and if preferred, students can schedule an appointment to visit them in their studios. These photos are for personal use only.

Message from the Alumni Association

As a graduate of City Tech, you are automatically eligible to be a member of the College's Alumni Association. City Tech is proud to offer valuable services and discounts to all alumni through several partnerships. We hope you'll take advantage of the many benefits, programs, and services City Tech continues to offer its Alumni.

For more information, email the Alumni Relations Office at alumni@citytech.

Celebrate on Social Media

CLASS OF 2023! CUNY wants you to celebrate your graduation via social media as well. You can search for Instagram filters to help with the festivities. There are many gifs and stickers provided when you enter "CUNY". Show some City Tech pride using the hashtag: #CityTech23

Video "Shout-Out"

Do you want to create a personalized "shout-out"? Visit us during Graduate Fair, we'll set you up.

Update your mailing and preferred email addresses on CUNYfirst

It is imperative for you to have your most up-to-date mailing address on CUNYfirst to receive your diploma. Click here for instructions.

Graduation FAQs

New York City College of Technology will be hosting an in person graduation at the Barclays Center to celebrate our 2022-2023 graduates. The event will be live streamed on the college website.

Saturday, June 3, at 3:00PM at Barclays Center. 620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217. Click here for directions, and click here for parking information

Yes, items such as class rings, diploma frames, class t-shirt, and other alumni items will be available for ordering and purchase from the college Bookstore. For graduation photos, you can contact Continental Studios and state that you are a City Tech student when scheduling an appointment. You can also click here to schedule an appointment with them. These photos are for personal use only.

The Registrar's Office will provide you an update regarding your diploma approximately 8 to 10 weeks after your date of conferral.

Your City Tech e-mail address is yours for life. You'll be able to continue to send and receive e-mails after graduating. Just make sure to log in at least once a year or it will go dormant, in which case you will have to log in and follow a few steps to reactivate it.

For more information and updates check your City Tech email for the Student Life and Development graduation electronic newsletter or contact Student Life and Development by phone: 718-260-5391, email: or stop by room G-516.