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Reser Stadium gates open at 9:00 a.m. Guests may enter Reser Stadium through Gates A, B, C and H at the corner of 26th Street and Ralph Miller Drive. (Ralph Miller Way will not have vehicle access 6 am - 11 am) | (26th Street will not have vehicle access 8 am - 11 am)

Commencement is a rain or shine event. Although umbrellas are not permitted in Reser Stadium, sun visors or rain ponchos are suggested. Sunscreen is also recommended.

General Assistance Information: Information booths on the main concourse level at Reser Stadium are staffed to answer questions and offer assistance. Volunteers in orange t-shirts are available to answer questions and offer assistance. In order to provide the safest campus experience possible, Oregon State University continues to employ security measures designed to reduce risks and prevent incidents. One measure established is the visual search of all bags such as purses, totes and diaper bags before entering the stadium. Please review the list of allowable items before leaving for commencement. Guests are encouraged to arrive early and allow for additional time for security checks when entering the stadium.

Guests with mobility concerns or disabilities who cannot walk long distances and who will experience difficulty climbing stairs are advised to enter the stadium through gate B or C and choose seats in the Stadium Club or in the blue areas labeled “Special Needs Seating” on the Stadium diagram. Entrance C is closest to an elevator and escalator with easiest access to the climate-controlled seating in the Stadium Club. For more information on seating, please see the “Accommodations for Disability” section of the website. For all accommodations related to disability such as sign language interpreters and other services, please complete this survey so that we can better meet your needs.

Hotels nearest campus (Hilton Garden Inn, Marriott, and Holiday Inn Express) are sold out but check back in the event of cancellations. Additional information regarding hotels and the city of Corvallis can be found here. Guests are more likely to find hotel accommodations in Albany or Eugene.

Oregon State University is a completely smoke-free campus. Smoking and vaping of any kind are prohibited on all campus property. For additional information please visit the University Policies and Standards website.

Stroller Check. Stroller check will be available near the First Aid Stations in Section 119 and in the Stadium Club on the upper level of the East Stadium. Strollers will not be allowed in the stadium seating area. Please see security information for additional information regarding Reser Stadium allowable and prohibited items.

First Aid Assistance. A first aid station is located on the main concourses near section 119.

Stadium Services. Concession stands and coffee carts are located on the concourse and on Club Level. The OSU Bookstore located across the street from the stadium will be open. ATMs are located in the bookstore entry area and under the portico on the north side of the Alumni Center. There are no operational ATMs in the stadium.

To receive these documents in alternate formats, contact Disability Access Services by phone at 541-737-4098.