If any graduate needs special assistance including, but not limited to, mobility impairments,
please notify both the Commencement office (678-5547) and Student Disabilities Services
(678-2880) as soon as possible.
Office of Student Disabilities Services
110 Wilder Tower
Graduating Students-if you need special accommodations, please let us know a month prior to your graduation by calling or emailing our office. Contact information above. The FedExForum stage
has a ramp for those that may need accommodations.
FedExForum Information for May, August and December Commencements:
- A specially designated drop-off location for disabled patrons is located on the north
side of FedEx Forum, off the Beale Street alley which can be reached by turning eastbound
off Third Street, which runs one-way north. (Please click HERE to view map.)
- Parking for guests with disabilities is available in the FedEx Forum parking garage,
and the Linden Avenue marshalling area. All vehicles must have a current state-issued
hang tag or license plate.
- Handicapped Services, including wheelchairs, can be obtained through the FedEx Forum
Customer Service Department or by visiting the Commencement table, both located in
the Grand Lobby. Elevators are available.
- Seating for hearing impaired is reserved in seating section 115. An interpreter for
the deaf is present at all ceremonies. The first row is reserved and only one guest
is permitted to sit with the guest in this row.