Long Island University held several events on the Brooklyn and Post campuses to usher in the holidays. In Brooklyn, students, faculty and staff gathered together in the Connolly Courtyard to participate in the annual lighting ceremony. A similar event took place at Post with the annual mansion lighting and Holidays at Hillwood. Attendees for both events enjoyed ice skating, free food, crafts, holiday music and various other festivities following the lighting. The University also collected donations for the Toys for Tots organization. Additionally, faculty and staff convened on the Brooklyn campus for the annual Jingle and Mingle holiday event.