Accessibility Information

Sign language interpreters and/or computer aided real-time translation (CART) will be provided at all Saturday Convocation ceremonies as well as Commencement.

For Commencement only, those that were unable to submit an accessibility accommodation request by the May 9 deadline, please plan to park at Manley North, and take the accessible shuttle to the Stadium on Sunday and enter through Gate A.

Event Staff and Ushers will be available at the Stadium to direct guests who need assistance to locate accessible seating areas.

Commencement Day Accessible Accommodations

For Sunday’s Commencement ceremony, disability related accommodations will be made for guests with wheelchairs, limited mobility, or in need of deaf services to sit in accessible seating sections of the stadium.

To help accommodate all guests needing this accommodation, one additional guest can accompany the guest who requires the accessibility accommodation. All additional guests are welcome to sit in the open seating directly in front of these sections on a first come first serve basis.

American Sign Language: An interpreter will be available.

Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) will be provided on the ribbon board around the stadium.

Wheelchair Accessible Entrances: Stadium Gates A, C, G and N.

Accessible Parking

Accessible parking can be found at all open parking lots and garages during commencement weekend.

Accessible Trolly service is available to and from all west lots and garages throughout the weekend running consistently between 7 a.m.–11 p.m. Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15 from 7 a.m.–5 p.m. There will be no accessible parking passes provided for commencement weekend.

In addition, Convocation shuttle service from the Stadium Gate A to receptions will be available Saturday, May 14 from 7 a.m.–11 p.m. to assist those with limited mobility.

Convocation Accessible Accommodations

Accessibility passes are not necessary for convocation ceremonies. Ushers will be available at each venue to direct guests who need assistance to locate accessible seating areas.

Accessibility requests or inquiries for school and colleges are managed by individual school and college contacts.

Wheelchair Rental Information 

Syracuse University does not provide wheelchairs for Commencement weekend.

Wheelchairs for use during Commencement Weekend can be rented directly from one of the following area vendors.

Mobility Products Corp.
3232 Erie Blvd. East DeWitt, NY
Telephone: 315.472.0707

Nunns Home Medical Equipment
817 E. Genesee Street Syracuse, NY
Telephone: 315.475.5181

CNY Medical Products
749 W. Genesee Street Syracuse, NY
Telephone: 315.428.9945