Accessibility and Support Services

Student Accommodations 

If you are graduating and need accommodations due to a disability, physical limitation, or other circumstance in order to participate in the Commencement ceremony, please email the Commencement Staff .

ADA Seating

Graduates may request ADA accessible seating for their guests. Ticket order information is available here. If a graduate needs seating accommodations for themselves, they should e-mail the Commencement Staff

American Sign Language Interpreting Services 

Signing/interpreting services will be part of the Commencement Ceremony. The live feed of the interpreters will be displayed on the video boards throughout the ceremony. Graduates needing individual signing/interpreting services may contact the Disability Resource Center at 502-852-6938.  If you have guests needing access to the interpreters, please send an e-mail to the .

Wheelchair Assistance Escort Program 

A wheel chair escort service will be available at the stadium for all Commencement ceremonies. Graduates or guests with mobility concerns may request a wheelchair escort upon arrival at the entry gate.  This service will be available on a first come/ first serve basis, so please allow extra time if you plan to utilize this service. While attendees may not take the wheel chair themselves, the dedicated event staff will happily pick up and drop off the attendee to their destination in the stadium. This service is limited to inside the stadium only. Upon arriving at the entry gate, attendees may request an escort with the gate supervisor if an escort is not waiting. Additionally, any event staff with a radio can call for the escort to meet the attendee. The escort will provide you with a card with the phone number to call when you need the escort to assist you in your return back to the entry gate. Please allow extra time upon your arrival should there be a wait for an escort.

Accessible Restrooms

Cardinal Stadium has accessible restrooms located throughout the facility.

Emergency Medical Assistance

Emergency medical staff will be onsite during the Commencement Ceremonies. First Aid locations on the stadium concourse will be staffed. 


Commencement ceremony information will be posted and updated periodically on this website.