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University of Connecticut Commencement & Convocation

 

Accommodations for Students/Guests with Disabilities

If you need to request disability accommodations, please contact the respective school/college contact person (list here) in advance of the ceremony you will be attending.

Accessibility and Accommodations - Commencement Weekend - Storrs Campus (Power Point presentation)

Harry A. Gampel Pavilion--

  • Reserved area for wheelchair users on the Concourse level. This seating is available on a first come first served basis. (While all entrances to the Pavilion are accessible, we recommend using the East and South entrances.)
  • Modified restroom facilities.
  • Assistive Listening Systems available.
  • Sign Language Interpreters and reserved seating for people with hearing disabilities.
  • Handicapped parking available in the South Garage.

Jorgensen Auditorium--

  • Handicapped seating is available on the main level of the Auditorium.  Wheelchair accessible rest rooms are located in the Jorgensen Lower Lobby. Elevator service is available from the Jorgensen Main Lobby to the Lower Lobby only. There is no elevator service to seats in the mezzanine or lower and upper balconies.
  • Assistive Listening System - Available free of charge from the Front Office.
  • Sign Language Interpreters and reserved seating for people with hearing disabilities.
  • Handicapped parking available in the North Garage.

Rome Commons Ballroom--

  • Handicapped seating is available in the Ballroom. All entrances to Rome are accessible and there is an elevator in the building for guests to use.
  • Modified restroom facilities.
  • Sign Language Interpreters and reserved seating for people with hearing disabilities.
  • Assistive Listening Systems available when an advance request is made.
  • Handicapped parking is available in the small, circle lot directly outside of Rome Commons (between Rome and the Nathan Hale Inn). Handicapped parking is also available in S-Lot and in the South Garage.


Please go to Frequently Asked Questions for more detailed information.