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Assistance for Persons with Disabilities

Any individuals who require disability services for the University Wide Commencement Ceremony should read the following information carefully and fill out the request form, located below.  Please note that persons needing mobility impaired seating may only be accompanied by one additional companion due to space limitations.  To ensure adequate accommodations, all disability requests should be received by Friday, May 1, 2015.  To request mobility impaired services after the deadline, you must contact the commencement office at 410.516.7711 or commencement@jhu.edu.  There is no guarantee that accommodations can be made after the deadline but every effort will be made.

 

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Mobility impaired Parking

A limited number of wheel chair accessible parking spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis for the University wide commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 21st.  Handicapped parking will be located in the Lacrosse Hall of Fame parking lot entered from W. University Parkway. A wheel chair accessible parking hangtag or license plate is required.

Passengers with disabilities may also consider being dropped off in front of the Schelle Pavilion on W. University Parkway.

 

Mobility impaired Seating

Ticketed seating for guests who use wheelchairs, as well as those with limited physical mobility or medical conditions, will be available both on the field and in the lower stands.  Please note that persons needing mobility impaired seating may only be accompanied by one additional companion due to space limitations.

Wheelchair Rentals

For wheelchair rentals/accommodations, please call Northern Pharmacy at 410-254-2055, ext. 210, or e-mail cbroussard@northernpharmacy.com.

Closed Captioning

The ceremony will be closed captioned on the large screens on either side of the stage.

Weather-related Health Concerns

For those guests for whom heat or other weather conditions are a health hazard, the commencement ceremony will be webcasted in Hodson Hall, Room 110 and the Shriver Auditorium - these locations are indoors and air conditioned.