Guest Information

TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014

PNC Bank Arts Center
Exit 116 Garden State Parkway, Holmdel, New Jersey 07733

Guest Seating

The PNC Bank Arts Center will be open for guests at 9:30 a.m. Guests should be in their seats before the procession begins. Those arriving late will be seated following opening remarks. We will not interrupt the procession. Please inform family and friends in advance where to meet you after the main ceremony.


The PNC Bank Arts Center is located in Holmdel Township, New Jersey. This modern amphitheater is located off Exit 116 on the Garden State Parkway.

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Traffic will be extremely heavy near PNC Bank Arts Center. Please allow extra travel time.


As security procedures have been enhanced at many public venues, all bags will be subject to inspection. We therefore ask that students and guests minimize the items they bring into Prudential Hall.

Students and Guests with Disabilities

Kean University is dedicated to making sure that Commencement 2014 is an enjoyable and memorable occasion for students, family and friends alike. Accordingly, every effort has been made to accommodate our students and guests with physical disabilities.


Students or guests requiring accessible seating should notify the Wilkins Theatre Box Office when they pick up their tickets. They will then be given the appropriate tickets for the designated accessible seating.


Restrooms equipped for those with physical disabilities are conveniently situated throughout PNC Bank Arts Center.

Food Concessions

Food is not allowed in PNC Bank Arts Center during the Commencement exercises.

First Aid

All supervisory staff members at PNC Bank Arts Center are trained in first aid and CPR. Students and guests can notify ushers or security guards, who will quickly summon help if there is an emergency.


Please be courteous throughout the ceremony. Turn off all electronic devices. Also, please do not leave the theatre until the ceremony is over. We anticipate that commencement will conclude sometime around 1:30 p.m.