The Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center has reserved wheelchair capacities on both the upper and lower level of the facility. Wheelchair seating is indicated below:

  • Lower Level East Bleachers – 4
  • Lower Level West Bleachers – 4
  • Upper Level East – 7
  • Upper Level West – 6

Campus Safety will have designated drop off areas outside the front of the Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center. Please see the Parking Directions in the Commencement website for more detailed information. We recommend that guest needing handicapped seating arrives early as possible to ensure that guests can sit together. The Campus Safety Department requires anyone requesting to use handicapped parking spaces have either a current state issued handicapped plate or placard.

If you have a family member who needs interpreting services for Commencement, please contact the Registrar’s Office at

Students who are participating in the ceremony will be emailed a link in April to make requests for special accommodations for seating. Anyone wishing to bring a service animal to the ceremony must provide the service animal’s documentation to the Office of Safety and Security the week prior to the ceremony.