Accommodations for Students/Guests with Disabilities

If you need to request disability accommodations, please contact each school/college representative (found on the ceremony information page) in advance.

Harry A. Gampel Pavilion–

  • Reserved area for wheelchair users on concourse level (all entrances to the Pavilion are accessible). This seating is available on a first come first served basis.
  • Modified restroom facilities.
  • A sign-language interpreter and reserved seating for people with hearing disabilities.
  • Handicapped parking is 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.
  • A sign-language interpreter is available at all ceremonies in Jorgensen.
  • Assistive Listening System – Available free of charge from the Front Office.
  • Handicapped parking is available in the North Garage.

Rome Ballroom–

  • Handicapped seating is available in the Ballroom (all entrances to Rome Commons are accessible). There is an elevator in the building for guests to use.
  • Modified restroom facilities.
  • A sign-language interpreter is available at all ceremonies in Rome Ballroom.
  • Plans to use an Assistive Listening System need to be made in advance of your attendance at a ceremony. Please ask your student to alert the primary contact person for his/her ceremony that a device will be needed.
  • Handicapped parking is available in the small lot between Rome Commons and the Nathan Hale Inn. Handicapped parking is also available in S-Lot which is directly behind Rome Commons.

Student Union Theater–

  • Handicapped seating is available on the main floor of the SU Theater (all entrances to the Student Union are accessible).
  • Modified restroom facilities.
  • A sign-language interpreter is available at all ceremonies in the SU Theater.
  • Handicapped parking is available in the North and South Parking Garages.

Please go to Frequently Asked Questions for more detailed information.