News & Events / print Overview General Information Speaker - Errol Louis ‘05, Host of Inside City Hall on NY1 News Congratulations, Class of 2017! This year's commencement will take place on: Thursday, May 18 11:00 am - 2:00 pm BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) Howard Gilman Opera House 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY Caps & Gowns Ceremony Tickets & Seating Transportation Where is BAM? BAM is located in Downtown Brooklyn. Please visit the BAM website for directions. Is there parking available at BAM? There are several parking options near BAM. Please click here for a listing on BAM's website. Watch the 2016 commencement ceremony! Have questions? We have answers. BLS Events Office 250 Joralemon Street, 1st Floor Telephone: (718) 780-0332 Email: email@example.com Read the 2016 Commencement booklet.