Graduates in Need of Accommodations

If you are a graduate with a need or request, please contact fill out this accommodation request form through the Disability Resource Center so we can appropriately serve you.

Guests in Need of Accommodations

There are arrangements in place to accommodate our campus visitors during graduation weekend. 

Venue Accommodations - Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

There is seating for people who are in wheelchairs or who have limited mobility. Upon entering the facility, ask an usher to direct you to those areas. Due to limited space, we ask that only one family member sit with that individual; the rest of the party should sit in nearby spaces. Limited mobility seating areas are first come, first served and cannot be reserved. 

Venue Accommodations- Stephen C. O'Connell Center

There is seating for people who are in wheelchairs or who have limited mobility. Upon entering the facility, ask an usher to direct you to those areas. They will direct you to the limited mobility seating area.

Limited mobility seating areas are first come, first served and cannot be reserved. Wheelchairs are available to assist people to seating areas, but not to use for the duration of the ceremony.

Facility map with ADA seating depicted.

Venue Accommodations - Phillips Center for Performing Arts

Wheelchair and companion seating are available on the orchestra and mezzanine levels of the Phillips Center. An elevator is located behind the concession stand in the lobby to reach the balcony level. Two wheelchairs are available at the front entrance for patrons needing help to their seats. Please check in with the head usher or the assistant in the receptionist’s office. Wheelchair use is free. Wheelchairs may not be used for the duration of the ceremony.

Facility’s information regarding ADA accommodations.

Parking Accommodations - Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

There are parking spots in the O’Connell Center Parking lot reserved for disabled parking (must have proper license plate and/or window tag). These spots are first come, first served and cannot be reserved.

There are also parking spots in the O'Connell Center parking garage on the ground floor reserved for disabled parking (must have proper license plate and/or window tag). These spots are first come, first served and cannot be reserved.

The parking map depicts the parking area designated for disabled parking (must have license plate or window tag).

Parking Accommodations- Stephen C. O'Connell Center

The parking spots closest to the O’Connell Center are reserved for disabled parking (must have proper license plate and/or window tag). These spots are first come, first served and cannot be reserved.

There are parking spots on the ground level of the O'Connell Center parking garage reserved for disabled parking (must have proper license plate and/or window tag). These spots are first come, first served and cannot be reserved.

Parking Accommodations - Phillips Center for Performing Arts

Spots reserved for disabled parking (must have proper license plate and/or window tag) are in the surface lot, inside the parking garage, and outside of the parking garage.

See parking map for specific details.

Shuttle Accommodations

Shuttles will run on Friday, April 29 from 5pm-9:30pm to and from the University Wide Commencement in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. There will be two shuttle routes, each route will have Campus Connectors (ADA compliant buses) running during this time. These buses are equipped to assist those with wheelchairs and/or walkers.

A map with the full routes and shuttle stops will appear on the Parking & Shuttles page in April.