Commencement

Information for Guests

The 2022 Commencement Ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2022
in the NCCC Main Gym (H Building) at 10:00am

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Important Information

Commencement Tickets

Children Require Tickets

Building capacity is based on individuals. All guests entering the NCCC Main Gym must present a guest ticket, including babies and children, even if they will sit on adult laps. Also, the chairs identified as being “reserved” are for the graduates only, family members or friends cannot process with or sit with the graduates during the ceremony. Strollers will not be permitted within the Arts & Media Theatre.

Directions to NCCC

From Buffalo via the New York State Thruway

  1. Take Route 104 (west) to Route 429 (Townline Road).
  2. Turn left (south) onto Route 429.

From Buffalo via Niagara Falls Blvd. (Route 62)

  1. Take Niagara Falls Blvd. (Route 62) north to Shawnee Road (Route 425).
  2. Turn right (north) onto Route 425.
  3. Drive about 6 miles on Route 425.
  4. Drive approximately 3 miles to NCCC (on the left).
  5. Turn left (west) onto Route 31.
  6. Drive approximately 1.5 miles to NCCC (on the right).

From Lockport, Rochester, and Other Points East via Route 104 (Ridge Road)

  1. Take Route 104 (west) to Route 429 (Townline Road).
  2. Turn left (south) onto Route 429.
  3. Drive approximately 3 miles to NCCC (on the left).

From Niagara Falls via Niagara Falls Blvd

  1. Take Niagara Falls Blvd. (Route 62) to Ward Road (Route 429).
  2. Turn left (north) on Route 429.
  3. Turn right (east) onto Route 31. (Witmer Road becomes Saunders Settlement Road. Continue to follow Route 31.)
  4. Drive approximately 1/8 mile to NCCC (on the left).

From Niagara Falls via Hyde Park Blvd. (Route 61)

  1. Take Hyde Park Blvd. (Route 61) north to Witmer Road (Route 31).
  2. Turn right (east) onto Route 31.
  3. Drive approximately 10 miles to NCCC (on the left).

From North Tonawanda

  1. Take Ward Road (Route 429) north to Saunders Settlement Road (Route 31).
  2. Turn right (east) onto Route 31.
  3. Drive approximately 1/8 mile to NCCC (on the left).

Parking

Guests for the Commencement ceremony can park in Lot 1, located directly in front of H Building.

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Special Accommodations for Guests with Disabilities

Commencement seating in the NCCC Main Gym is general admission. Special needs includes visual and hearing impaired guests. Accommodations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please plan to arrive early in order to secure special needs seating. Only one family member (or attendant) will be permitted to accompany the person in the Special Needs seating section, the rest must sit in general seating.

Guests with disabilities who seek alternate seating arrangements should notify the Public Relations Office at 716-614-6225 or Sara Harvey, Commencement Coordinator at saharvey@niagaracc.suny.edu prior to May 9, 2022.

Other Information

No Smoking

There will be NO SMOKING on campus.  NCCC is a tobacco-free environment.

Questions?

Contact Commencement Coordinator: Sara Harvey 716-614-6225 email saharvey@niagaracc.suny.edu