OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY STRIVES TO MAKE COMMENCEMENT ACCESSIBLE TO ALL WHO ATTEND

 

 ACCOMMODATIONS 

The accommodation request survey closed on June 1. Participating graduates who have questions about their accommodations for commencement day should email Mike Jefferis

 

For guest accommodations, please contact Disability Access Services (541) 737-4098 or email [email protected]

 

ADA parking for students participating in commencement can be found on the campus map

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACCESSIBLE PARKING

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. 

SHUTTLE SERVICE

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

ENTRANCES INTO RESER STADIUM

Guests who need easy access to elevators and escalators and those going to the Stadium Club are advised to enter through Gate C

ACCOMMODATIONS FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING GUESTS

An interpreter will be projected onto the large video screens during the ceremony. An additional interpreter will be available at the Information Tent and First Aid Station located on Parker Plaza near the Reser Football.

Monitors with closed captioning are located in the upper level Stadium Club and in the Loge. Captioning will be displayed on the large video screens during the ceremony. 

AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION IN ACCESSIBLE FORMATS 

This information will be made available in accessible formats upon request. Please contact Disability Access Services at (541) 737-4098 or email [email protected].

SERVICE ANIMALS 

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.

WHEELCHAIR INFORMATION

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 Stadium Club. One companion 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.