Accessibility | August Commencement

There will be designated accessible parking spaces, a drop-off area, and a golf cart shuttle stop on College Way for guests in need of assistance. Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Golf cart shuttles run throughout campus during Commencement. Please wave a cart driver down or talk to an usher if you or your guest needs a ride. More About Navigating Campus

Wheelchair Seating

Seating for Commencement is in folding chairs, most on the grass lawns. There will be designated accessible seating areas. More seating information or email

Captioning for Hearing-Impaired

Guests who are hearing-impaired are encouraged to bring a smartphone or tablet to watch the live video feed with captioning during the ceremony. Please call Paula Thatcher at 503-352-1556 or email for more information.