Participating graduates who have questions about their accommodations for commencement, please contact Mike Jefferis.
Please review all guest accommodations details below.
Guests who have specific questions about accommodations for commencement, please contact Francis Pastorelle.
ADA parking spots are reserved for cars with Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) permits, available only from the DMV. The location of ADA accessible parking spaces, indicated in blue, can be found on this map. Additional ADA accessible parking is available in other lots, which will be served by accessible shuttle busses.
Guests with mobility concerns who do not have DMV issued disabled person parking permits may park in the reserved lot on the south or west side of the stadium, accessible from Western Blvd or 30th Street, respectively. Please note that part of the Reser Stadium Lot is closed due to construction. Parking close to Reser Stadium is available within the OSU Parking Garage and is accessible from Western Blvd. (please be aware that egress out of the parking garage can take up to two hours).
An ASL interpreter will be projected onto the large video screens during the ceremony.
Captioning will be displayed on the large video screens in Reser Stadium, the Toyota Club and the Loge during the ceremony.
This information will be made available in accessible formats upon request. Please contact Francis Pastorelle.
Commencement will be broadcast live online with captions at commencement.oregonstate.edu the day of the event. A simultaneous live broadcast in Spanish with Spanish captions will also be available.
The OSU Shuttle Bus will run throughout the campus and to and from Reser Stadium from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Shuttle pick-up points are marked by signs. The shuttle route can be found on this map.
Guests who need easy access to elevators and escalators and those going to the Toyota Club are advised to enter through Gate C
Service Animals are allowed per OSU Policy. Anyone attending Commencement with a service animal is expected to keep the animal under control at all times.
Seating for guests who cannot sit in the sun is located inside the Toyota Club and in the wings of the Loge. Screens inside the Toyota Club will offer a live viewing of the ceremony.
Access to Reser Stadium may be challenging to guests who have difficulty walking long distances from the parking lots and shuttle stops. Guests who may have difficulty walking long distances should consider bringing a wheelchair. Disability Access Services (DAS) has several wheelchairs that can be loaned out for use at Commencement. These wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information please call the DAS Office at (541) 737-4098, or email [email protected]. Wheelchairs can also be rented at Samaritan Medical Supplies and Rice's Pharmacy.
Wheelchair seating is available throughout Reser Stadium on the main level, the Loge level, and upper level Toyota Club. Two companions can be seated with the individual who uses a wheelchair. If you need assistance finding seating, please see one of our volunteers or security staff inside the stadium.