Accessibility

Sign language interpreters will be provided for all ceremonies.

If you are a student participating in the commencement ceremony and you have an accessibility request, or you have a guest with an accessibility request, please contact Kimberly Schumann. Please submit your request by April 20, 2018. We will make every effort to accommodate requests after this date; earlier notification is appreciated.

 

Accessible Parking

Lot M is reserved for guests with state issued handicapped permits. This parking will be on a first come first serve basis. There will be an accessibility-equipped shuttle that will take the guests from this lot to a drop off location near the stadium. The shuttle will return to Lot M after commencement is over. Shuttle will begin running 60 minutes prior to the start of each ceremony and will last for 30 minutes after the processional. Following the completion of each ceremony, the shuttle will run for 60 minutes.  

Drop-Off Location

Guests who need to be close to the stadium may be dropped off in the Anderson Student Center turnaround on the west side of the building. Enter from Cretin Ave. north bound just north of Summit Avenue. For safety reasons, there is no drop-off or pick-up along Summit Avenue or Cretin Avenue North will not be permitted.  

 

Accessible seating

Guests may ask an usher to remove a chair at the end of a row so they can sit with family and friends throughout the stadium. 

Wheelchair & Scooter Rental

Because of the layout of the campus and the distances from the parking locations to the ceremony site and in order to have an enjoyable event, some have found a  wheelchair or scooter of great assistance Guests in need of mobility equipment may contact the following two local businesses who are willing to assist with these requests. Rental arrangements are made on an individual basis with these companies prior to the day of commencement and are on a first come first serve basis.