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Information for People with Disabilities or Limited Mobility

parking, seating, wheelchair rental, and shuttle bus service

Wheelchair Rental

Guests can set up wheelchair rental directly through any of the medical supply companies listed below. Payment, pickup and drop off should be arranged well in advance of Commencement Weekend to ensure availability as there are many local college and university commencements held the same weekend. The University does not provide personal use wheelchairs.

Shuttle Bus Service

Free shuttle bus service will be available to transport all guests.

In addition, special wheelchair accessible buses will be available for people with disabilities and mobility issues plus one guest.

The service is available:

  • Baccalaureate Mass on Sunday 
    • Outside Conte Forum - Gate B to transport guests to the reception on O'Neill Plaza.
  • University Commencement on Monday 
    • Outside Alumni Stadium - Gate E to transport guests to individual school diploma ceremonies on Middle Campus. 
    • Shuttle transportation will be provided from 6:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Commencement Day. 

For further information check the complete shuttle bus schedule and bus stop map.

Golf Carts

On Commemcement Day, a small number of golf carts will be available to transport guests with disabilities or limited mobility, along with one campanion to assist. Service will be first-come, first-served. Commencement hosts will be available throughout campus to assist with golf cart transportation. Please expect longer waiting periods when ceremonies end or begin. 

The shuttle bus service is the primary mode of transportation. Golf carts offer additional assistance to transport guests with disabilities or limited mobility if needed to/from the Beacon Street Garage to the Main Ceremony, and to/from the shuttle bus stops and the individual diploma ceremony sites, as needed. 

For further information about Golf Cart Routes