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Students with Disabilities

There are a substantial number of steps and there is considerable amount of walking for access to the President's Dinner and for the commencement processional. Alternate access arrangements for these events and/or all other student access requests should be made to the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD), preferably by Friday, December 1, 2017. Contact OSD in person (Carter Hall - G35) or by phone, (724) 938-5781.

Guests with Disabilities

Our guests are offered parking and seating in order of arrival. Accommodations are not reserved. University staff will be available at the Commencement ceremonies to direct guests to the available, designated seating areas.

Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement - Convocation Center   

  • Handicapped Parking: Guests with handicapped parking placards should request further direction from a uniformed officer to the designated area.
  • Seating: Handicapped seating locations for wheelchairs and companion seating is available on the second floor railing area, accessible by elevator.
  • Interpreter: An interpreter is scheduled to be at the event.