Due to the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus and the public health recommendations that come with it, Arizona State University will be celebrating with its graduates in the 2021 Spring University Commencement and convocation events in virtual, online ceremonies. The format may be different, but our enthusiasm for celebration has never been more inspired and we encourage you to join us in honoring ASU graduate and undergraduate students on Monday, May 3. Planning is underway. For more details, please check back here for updates and additional information about online activities. Commencement FAQ page
For more information, contact the ASU Disability Resource Center.
Gammage Auditorium has disabled seating in the front and back of the Orchestra level. Download a Gammage seating chart at the Gammage site.
Desert Financial Arena’s (Formerly Wells Fargo Arena) disabled seating is located on the interior concourse level of the arena. One additional guest may accompany the disabled guest in this area. To assure disabled seating for all who need to be accommodated, we ask that other guests be seated in the rows directly in front of the disabled seating areas. Download the Wells Fargo seating chart (PDF) displaying locations for disabled seating.
Disabled parking will be available at the northeast gates of Sun Devil Stadium, Parking Lot 59. Wheel chair accessible carts will be available to take guests into the stadium. Additional carts will be available to take disabled guests up the ramps to the disabled seating areas. Disabled seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please reveiw the allowed and prohibited items list provided by ASU Athletics before attending University Undergradaute Commencement.
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.
Please visit the parking page to find information about disabled parking. You may also contact Parking and Transportation Services at 480-965-6406.
Wheelchairs are an amenity provided to our disabled 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 drivers 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 Wells Fargo Arena and Sun Devil Stadium. Captioning will appear on all screens during the ceremony. Scripted comments and presentations will be captioned to screens in the arena.
American Sign Language Interpreters
Interpreters will be on stage for the University Commencement ceremony. The interpreters will be positioned on 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.