Transportation, Parking, and Information for Individuals with Disabilities
Boston College Commencement
Reserve Parking and Seating for Individuals with Disabilities or Limited Mobility
Please request a reserved parking premit and/or reserved seating by completing the reservation form.
** Please note: If you have a State-issued disability placard or disability license plate, you do not need to request a reserved parking permit. Your State-issued disability placard or disability license plate will give you acess to the Beacaon Street Garage. **
Travel to the University on Commencement morning can be extremely slow because of heavy traffic. Ample time should be allowed to reach the campus, park in the designated lots and make your way to Alumni stadium on foot or via the free shuttle buses. To be in your seats by the start of the academic procession at 9:05 a.m. We recommend that you arrive at the satellite parking areas no later than 8:00 a.m.
The links in the left navigation of this webpage will provide you information regarding Transportation, Parking, Maps of Campus, and Seating for Those with Disabilities and Mobility Issues on the day of Commencement.
Visit www.bc.edu/maps for the most up-to-date maps of Boston College.
Parking for Individuals with Disabilities and Limited Mobility
On Commencement Day, reserved parking will be available in the Beacon Street Garage for guests with disabilities or limited mobility. To gain access, you must have a State-issued disability license plate or disability placard. If you do not have a State-issued disability license plate or placard, you may request a special Commencement Day parking pass by completing the noted form at the top of the page.
The license plate must be on the vehicle or, if you have a placard or a special Commencement Day parking pass it should be displayed from the rearview mirror and easily visible to the parking attendants who will direct you to the Beacon Street Garage. Please enter the garage through the Beacon Street entrance. Once parked, Commencement hosts will be available to assist with golf cart transport to Alumni Stadium, if needed.
Seating for Individuals with Disabilities and Limited Mobility
Seating for guests with disabilities or limited mobility will be available in Alumni Stadium at both end zones on the mezzanine level.
To reserve accessible seating tickets, you may complete the noted form at the top of the page. Accessible seating tickets are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
To accommodate as many family members and guests with disabilities as possible in the reserved seating area, each individual with an accessible seating ticket may only be accompanied by one companion. The companion will also need to have an accessible seating ticket. Please note the reserved seating like most of Alumni Stadium are bench seats without backs. We recommend that you bring a padded seat-back cushion for added comfort. As an alternative to Alumni Stadium seating, indoor seating with a live video telecast is available in Conte Forum, connected to the Stadium.