Graduation - Disability Access for Students and Guests

The university is committed to creating an inclusive and universal experience for commencement and convocation ceremonies. Please review the information below for disability-access information in addition to the Commencement's Parking and Access information. 

Wheelchair Rentals

Please contact one of the following companies to discuss options for wheelchair rentals. 

Commencement Ceremony – Arizona Stadium 

ASL Interpreting and Real-Time Captioning

  • Real-time Captioning is provided via Arizona Stadium video displays and via Streamtext for mobile devices.

  • ASL Interpreters will be located close on the stage for graduates and in section 2 for guests, in addition to Arizona Stadium video displays.

Entrance, Elevators, and Seating 

ALL seating for ceremonies, including disabled seating, is general admission (no seat reservations). Plan to arrive early for best seating options for all events. 

  • Accessible seating is available in the Arizona Stadium with wheelchair access and seats with fewer stairs.

    • Use Gate 4 for the following locations:

      • East lower concourse (field level), no elevator necessary.
      • East concourse and Main (North) concourse areas, elevator available.
      • Dunlap Stadium Club (East concourse), with shaded seating, elevator available.
    • Use Gate 5 for the following:
      • South Endzone seating, no elevator necessary.
  • Note:
    • Wheelchair accessible seating is not available on the West side of Arizona Stadium (Gate 7).
    • Due to limited capacity, wheelchair users may have one companion/guest accompany them.
      • If you are part of a large group and you arrive early, you may be able to get seats close by the edges of the designated wheelchair seating areas.

Arizona Stadium Parking 


  • Cherry Ave Garage 

    • Located north of the Arizona Stadium. 
    • The first two floors of the garage are reserved for disability parking which requires a disability placard/license plate. 
    • Access Gate 4 of Arizona Stadium by exiting through the southwest corner of the garage. 
    • No shuttle available.
  • Stadium Garage 
    • Located south of Arizona Stadium, across 6th Street.
    • No shuttle available.
  • Shuttle to and from the Arizona Stadium is available for the following garages:

Service Animals on Campus

Service animals are permitted in Arizona Stadium. If an animal is not trained to perform specific tasks related to a disability and only provides comfort or emotional support, it will not be permitted.


Contact your convocation coordinator to request ASL Interpreting or Captioning services or to inquire about parking options.


  • Seating for ceremonies is general admission without seat reservations, please plan to arrive early for best seating options.
  • Due to limited capacity, wheelchair users may have one companion/guest accompany them.

ASL Interpreting and Real-Time Captioning

If your Convocation Ceremony or Celebration is not listed below, and you would like to request ASL Interpreters or Real-Time Captioning services, please contact the Convocation coordinator for your ceremony.

  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Convocation
  • College of Education
  • College of Medicine - Tucson
  • Franke Honors College
  • Rainbow Graduation

  • Adalberto & Ana Guerrero Student Center
  • Arizona Athletics Student-Athlete Convocation
  • Chemical and Environmental Engineering
  • Chemistry and BioChemistry
  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture
  • College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) - Pending status 4/12/23
  • College of Education
  • College of Fine Arts (Undergraduate)
  • College of Humanities (Graduate)
  • College of Humanities (Undergraduate)
  • College of Medicine - Tucson
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Public Health
  • College of Science
  • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (Graduate)
  • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (Undergraduate)
  • COM and GIDP Bioscience Graduate Programs 
  • Eller College of Management (Graduate) 
  • Eller College of Management (Undergraduate)
  • W.A. Franke Honors College
  • James E. Rogers College of Law
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology 
  • NASA - Native American Student Affairs
  • Physiology Undergraduate Program
  • Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

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