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Disabilities Resources

Parking

Friday - Liturgy, Graduate Ceremony

Disabled persons (DP) may park in any blue marked disability space located throughout campus. The Main Parking Structure and Leavey Lot are the closest parking lots to Stevens Stadium. Display the DP placard or DP license plate at all times when parking in these spaces.

Saturday - Undergraduate Ceremony, Graduation Picnic

The Main Parking Structure is dedicated to DP parking. The structure is approximately 200 feet away from the North Gate of Stevens Stadium. Enter through Accolti Way off El Camino Real. Display the DP placard or DP license plate at all times when parking in the Main Parking Structure. Please do not use the Main Parking Structure for drop-off. Learn more about Saturday parking. 

Mobility Resources

Shuttle Service

Golf cart transportation is available on a first-come, first-serve basis for guests needing mobility assistance. Golf carts are marked with blue flags. Service starts at 3:15 p.m. on June 14th and at 7:00 a.m. on June 15th. Look for signs posted inside the North Gate of Stevens Stadium for post-ceremony service. 

This is a limited service and we ask that individuals not requiring extra assistance please respect the needs of those that do. Transportation is limited to one companion rider per guest requiring accommodations. Pre-arranged pick-ups are not available due to crowd size. 

Wheelchairs

The University does not carry wheelchairs or other mobility devices. If in need of rentals, please contact a local supplier to make arrangements:

AAYS Rents & Sells Inc.
Bischoff's Medical & Mobility
598 E. Santa Clara St, Suite 100 225 N. Bascom Ave & Naglee
San Jose, CA 95112 San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 295-1309 (408) 286-6651
aaysmedical@yahoo.com https://www.bischoffsmedical.com/

Stadium Accessibility

Friday

The accessible entrance is located at the North Gate of Stevens Stadium. Stay to the right most archway for the designated DP entry. The first-come, first-serve special needs tent is located at the north end of the field. Shaded seating, display monitors with closed captioning, and extended aisles/rows are provided in the tent. Tickets are not required to sit in the tent on June 14th. All DP seating areas are limited to one companion per guest requiring accommodations.

Saturday

The accessible entrance is located at the North Gate of Stevens Stadium. Stay to the right most archway for the designated DP entry. The first-come, first-serve special needs tent is located at the north end of the field. Shaded seating, display monitors with closed captioning, and extended aisles/rows are provided in the tent. A ceremony ticket is required to sit in the tent on June 15th. Additional DP seating areas are located throughout the first level of the bleachers. All DP seating areas are limited to one companion per guest requiring accommodations. It is highly recommended for DP guests to arrive when gates open at 7:15 a.m.

Other Resources

  • LIVE STREAM  A live, close-captioned webcast streams the Commencement exercises on the Commencement home page on the day of event.
  • CLOSE CAPTIONING  Jumbotrons display the ceremonies with closed captioning from both sides of the main stage during all ceremonies. 
  • ASSISTED LISTENING DEVICES  Contact the Commencement Office in advance to request a device.
  • COOLING CENTER  Locatelli Center serves as a cooling center during Undergraduate Commencement. Live streaming, restrooms, and water stations are available. Ceremony tickets are required for entry. Enter through the South Gate. Drop-off at Leavey Lot for guests without a DP placard or DP license plate. Post-ceremony shuttle service from this location to the Grad Picnic disability entrance is not available. See shuttle information

Contact Us

If you are a graduating student and require accommodations during the ceremonies, please contact the Office of Disabilities Resources at (408) 554-4109 or disabilitiesresources@scu.edu.

In compliance with the ADA/504, guests may request reasonable accommodations through the Commencement Office at (408) 554-2326 or (408) 554-5445 (TTY), or eventplanningoffice@scu.edu.