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Thanks for your Interest in Suffolk County Community College!

Whether you are visiting us as a planner, an exhibitor, an attendee or a member of the community, Suffolk County Community College’s Office of Special Events is committed to making your experience with us a success.  We are here to serve the community and guide event planners throughout the special event permitting procedure.  From major conventions and  international sporting events to community-based festivals and conferences, Suffolk is proud to host hundreds of successful events each year.

The mission of the Office of Special Events is to promote economic growth in Suffolk County by facilitating the development of both new and existing special events. To accomplish this, the Office of Special Events is committed to providing:

  • Assistance in attracting or creating new special events
  • An efficient, user-friendly special event permits process
  • A centralized operational planning process for new and major special events.

We encourage cooperation and collaboration not only interdepartmentally, but externally through the coordination of special events. We are responsible for ensuring that all necessary permits, insurances and agreements with the College are executed prior to any event that seeks the use of our facilities. We also work closely with the College’s General Counsel and Risk Management professionals to ensure the safety of all college employees and members of the public who may participate or be present during any event.

-Neftali Collazo

      College Associate Dean of Athletics and Special Events


Please fill out the appropriate form(s) and email them to or fax them to Special Events at 631-851-6910.

Forms for Rental/Use of General College Spaces:

External Organizations: For facility rental and/or space use College-wide.

SCCC Organizations: For facility rental and/or space use for SCCC Departments and Organizations only.

Other Forms and Policies:

Guest WIFI Access Directions: Directions for guest access to WIFI on any SCCC Campus.

Facility Use Policy: Suffolk County Community College’s policies and procedures on facility and rental use. 


Q: How do I get to the college?
A: Please visit our Directions and Maps link.

Q: Does the College have WIFI Access?
A: Yes, guests can access complimentary WIFI by following these instructions

Q: How do I cater food for my event?
A: Aramark is the exclusive food provider of the Brentwood (Grant) and Selden (Ammerman) Campuses.
Bernadette Figuerias.
For all your catering service needs at the Riverhead (Eastern) Campus, including the Culinary Arts Facility, please contact (631) 548-2535.

Q: Where can I park?
A: Between any of the white lines on campus. Red lines are strictly for faculty and administrators while the blue lines are for handicapped parking. Security will ticket vehicles that do not adhere to these regulations. **Parking may be limited on special event days**

Q: How big is the Suffolk Credit Union Arena Field House on the Brentwood Campus?
A: The Field House is 57,800 square feet (183’ X 315’) and can be portioned for multiple events. The total capacity is 4,800 spectators for Exhibits and Conventions. For sporting events, our bleachers can hold 3,300 spectators.

Q: How many seats can the Brentwood Campus lecture hall accommodate?
A: The lecture hall as 154 seats.

Q: Do you have an indoor track?
A: Yes, we host a six-lane, 200-meter, indoor track with a long jump facility in the Suffolk Federal Credit Union Arena Fieldhouse on the Brentwood campus.

Q: What is the college’s insurance policy?
A: A certificate of insurance naming both Suffolk County and Suffolk Community College as additional insured will be required. Such certificate is to certify that a policy of insurance issued to the insured organization contains comprehensive general liability coverage in the amount of $2 million (per occurrence) for the period of the proposed event.

Q: What kind of room rentals does the college offer?
A: From our 58,000 square foot fieldhouse to our general classrooms, computer labs, lecture halls, multi-purpose rooms and Theater, Suffolk has accommodations for events of any nature across all 3 of our campuses.

Special Events Office
fax: 631-851-6910
  Richard Steed Alberti
College Associate Director of Special Events
Lynn Filosa
Accounts Manager
  Danielle Shangold
Special Events Coordinator
Danielle Groneman
Special Events Coordinator
  Tim Giardina
Manager of Aquatics & Fitness Center – Eastern Campus
James Dello-Iacono
Manager of Aquatics & Fitness Center – Grant Campus
  Neftali Collazo
College Associate Dean of Athletics & Special Events
Christopher Tempera
Campus Coordinator of Intramurals & Special Programs – Eastern Campus


Contact Us

Special Events Office
(631) 851-6900
fax: (631) 851-6910
Directions & Maps

Email Us


Related Links

Health Club

Culinary Arts


Events Brochure

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