Accessibility & inclusivity information
Accessibility & Inclusivity Information
For more information, contact the ASU Student Accessibility and Inclusive Learning Services
Gammage Auditorium has accessible seating in the front and back of the Orchestra level. You can view a Gammage seating chart on the Gammage site.
Desert Financial Arena’s (Formerly Wells Fargo Arena) accessible seating is located on the interior concourse level of the arena. One additional guest may accompany the guest in this area. To assure accessible seating for all who need to be accommodated, we ask that other guests be seated in the rows directly in front of the accessible seating areas. Download the Desert Financial Arena seating chart (PDF) displaying locations for accessible seating.
Accessible parking will be available at the northeast gates of Mountain America Stadium, Parking Lot 59. Wheelchair-accessible carts will be available to take guests into the stadium. Additional carts will be available to take guests up the ramps to the accessible seating areas. Accessible seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Students who require special seating or assistance at University Commencement or any of the college convocation ceremonies should contact the University Ceremonies Office for more information.
Information and maps with accessible parking and cart services can be viewed here.
Visit the parking page to find information about accessible parking. You may also contact Parking and Transportation Services at 480-965-6406.
Wheelchairs are an amenity provided to our accessible and elderly guests to make their participation in a graduation event more enjoyable. Wheelchairs cannot be reserved in advance of any graduation event. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Wheelchairs can be checked out at the north entrance of Desert Financial Arena or at the coat check area at ASU Gammage auditorium. A limited number of chairs are available at each venue. To check out a wheelchair you will need a picture I.D. or a major credit card. A driver's license is preferred. Wheelchairs are not to leave the building and should be returned within 30 minutes of the end of the ceremony.
Captioning will be available at the ASU Commencement ceremony at Desert Financial Arena and Mountain America Stadium. Captioning will appear on all screens during the ceremony. Scripted comments and presentations will be captioned to screens in the arena.
For your accessibility, you can follow along with captions for the ceremony you’re attending. Please select the location you are attending ASU graduation and choose from the available languages.
Mountain America StadiumEnglish | Arabic | Chinese | German | Hindi | Indonesian | Japanese | Kannada | Malay | Marathi | Portuguese | Punjabi | Spanish | Tamil | Telugu | Urdu
Desert Financial ArenaEnglish | Arabic | Chinese | German | Hindi | Indonesian | Japanese | Kannada | Malay | Marathi | Portuguese | Punjabi | Spanish | Tamil | Telugu | Urdu
Gammage AuditoriumEnglish | Arabic | Chinese | German | Hindi | Indonesian | Japanese | Kannada | Malay | Marathi | Portuguese | Punjabi | Spanish | Tamil | Telugu | Urdu
Student PavilionEnglish | Arabic | Chinese | German | Hindi | Indonesian | Japanese | Kannada | Malay | Marathi | Portuguese | Punjabi | Spanish | Tamil | Telugu | Urdu
American Sign Language Interpreters
Interpreters will be on stage for the University Commencement ceremony. The interpreters will be positioned on the right-hand side of the stage (facing the stage) between the center and side lecterns. For information about the availability of ASL interpreters at convocations, please contact the college whose ceremony you will attend.