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Transportation, Parking, and Information for People with Disabilities

Boston College Commencement

Reserve Parking and Seating for People with Disabilities and Mobility Issues

Guests who do not have a placard and/or who would like to request seating may fill out a form on this page in mid - April. Additional information will be included with the March mailing to parents.


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.

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Parking for People with Disabilities and Mobility Issues

Any graduate whose parents or other guests are disabled may access reserved parking in the Beacon Street garage. Eligible persons include those with a state-issued handicapped license plate or handicapped placard. The license plate must be on the vehicle or the placard or special parking pass displayed from the rearview mirror and easily visible to the parking attendants when approaching campus and while parking on campus. The person to whom the plate or placard is issued must be in the vehicle and be able to provide identification. Please enter the garage through the Beacon Street entrance. Once parked, hosts and golf carts will be available to assist with transport to the Stadium.

Seating for People with Disabilities and Mobility Issues
To request seating, guests may fill out a reservation form on this page in mid - April.  If you have any questions, please call 617-552-4330 or email us at As an alternative, indoor seating with Jumbotron viewing is available in Conte Forum.