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 ceremonies, please email the Commencement Staff .

ADA Seating

The KFC Yum! Center offers ADA accessible seating for guests. All seating is on a first come, first served basis. 

American Sign Language Interpreting Services 

Signing/interpreting services will be part of the Commencement Ceremonies. 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.  

Wheelchair Assistance Escort Program 

A wheelchair escort service will be available for graduates or guests with mobility concerns. They may request a wheelchair escort upon arrival at the entrance.  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 arena. This service is limited to inside the arena only. Upon arriving at the entrance, 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. Please allow extra time upon your arrival should there be a wait for an escort.

Accessible Restrooms

The KFC Yum! Center has accessible restrooms located throughout the facility.

Emergency Medical Assistance

Emergency medical staff will be onsite during the Commencement Ceremony.


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