Nassau Live Center home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Exhibition Hall
1255 Hempstead Turnpike
Uniondale, NY 11553-1200

Fair Hours

Saturday, March 4, 2023
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking

Directions to the Nassau Coliseum

Parking Information

*If setting up on Friday, Exhibitors must use GATE 5 to check in with security. Parking LOT 1 is closest to GATE 5. See below under Loading/Unloading for more information.

**On the day of the fair, exhibitors and attendees must use the Main Entrance of the Coliseum located on the Marriott side of the venue, connected by the Plaza. Parking will now be free on fair day so we will no longer be providing parking passes. Parking LOT 3 is the closest to the Main Entrance.

Rates and parking availability are subject to change. Please visit the Coliseum’s website for information.

Fair Set-up Hours

Friday, March 3, 2023
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday, March 4, 2023
9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 3,000


If setting up during Friday’s exhibitor hours, park in LOT 1 and you must use GATE 5 to check in with security. GATE 5 will be the only open entrance on Friday. You must tell security you are with the National College Fair or you will be turned away. The Exhibition Hall is located downstairs.

If you set up Saturday morning before the fair, you will use the Main Entrance. Parking LOT 3 is the closest to the Main Entrance. You may only use the Main Entrance on Saturday.

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum has entered into agreements with all building unions. Exhibitors may hand carry one carton or roller bag within reason through the entrances of the exhibition hall.

Exposition Services Provided by

Long Island Exposition, 631-608-3210.

Please view the exhibitor kit for other decorating orders.

Shipping Information

Payments must be made for all handling charges to Long Island Expo prior to receiving shipment.

All items must be labeled with the following authorized advance shipping address:

NACAC Spring National College Fair 2023[Institution Name] AND [Booth Number]c/o Long Island Exposition
100-B Cabot Street
West Babylon, NY 11704

Shipping Deadline

Materials must arrive between Wednesday, February 6 and Wednesday, February 24, 2023, during warehouse hours from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Materials arriving after February 24 will incur an additional 25% late fee. Please keep all tracking numbers of your packages.

Materials Handling Charges

All fees for handling and receiving must be paid to Long Island Expo prior to receiving your shipments. Please view the exhibitor kit for additional information and rates. Rates are subject to change. Contact Long Island Expo, 631-608-3210 for current prices and questions.

Host Hotel

Long Island Marriott
101 James Doolittle Boulevard
Uniondale, NY 11533

Rate: $189.00 / night

To receive the NACAC rate, you may make reservations online using our personalized link. Book your group rate for National Association for College Admission Counseling.

Cutoff date for the group rate: Friday, February 17, 2023.

The Long Island Marriott is located next to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and connected by an outdoor walkway.

Contact Information

For more information regarding the Long Island National College Fair, email Makini Johnson at mjohnson@nacacnet.org or call at 703-299-6859.