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Disability Accomodations

Special Seating

Guests who are unable to climb or sit in the bleachers are welcomed to reserve seats in the Special Seating Area (folding chairs on floor level behind graduates). General seating for the commencement ceremony is located in the bleachers for all guests. Tickets are not required for the general seating area. Free parking also is available in any University lot on commencement day. However, if you or your guests require accommodations due to a disability, health or mobility issue, please contact us.

We ask that requests are limited to those who need special accommodations plus two additional person to assist. We understand that this may cause families and guests to be separated during the ceremony and apologize for that inconvenience. However, in order to accommodate the growing number of guests with special needs, we must ask that only those needing special seating utilize those seats.

 

People who are deaf or hearing impaired

A sign language interpreter will be provided at commencement. To request seating in our deaf/hearing impaired section, please email us at commencement@uwosh.edu.

 

Wheelchair Rental

If you, a family member or friend who need the assistance of a wheelchair for the ceremony, we encourage you to rent or bring one to Kolf Sports Center, if possible. Wheelchairs can be rented (for $10) and delivered directly to Kolf by contacting:

Reliant Rehab
920 Westhill Blvd.
Appleton, WI  54914
(920) 749-3777

If you are having a wheelchair delivered to Kolf, please indicate this using our online form and we will store it for you at the ticket window.

 

Special Parking

A limited number of parking spaces are available in a section of lot 13 for guests with mobility issues and those with handicap parking passes. To reserve a special parking pass, please email us at commencement@uwosh.edu.

 

Questions?

For additional accommodations, please contact us by email or phone at (920) 424-0344.

by riesnj62 — last modified Mar 06, 2013 01:47 PM

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