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Guests with Disabilities

When you RSVP for the disability seating area, please let the Commencement Office know the following:

1. Please indicate guest amount when you RSVP to by Friday, May 9, 2014. Up to four guest tickets (including the guest(s) with disability) may sit in the disability seating area.

2. Please also indicate what the space needs to be held for i.e. wheelchair/cart.

3. Please indicate if you are reserving for the undergraduate or graduate ceremony.

Click below to view disability seating location:



For safety reasons and limited space, no wheelchairs or carts are allowed in the reserved seating area.

Groups, including guests with disabilites in wheelchairs, should contact the Commencement Office at by Friday, May 9, 2014 to reserve seating in disability seating area. 

Those guests who need a sign language interpreter must contact the Commencement Office at by Friday, May 9, 2014.



Guests with disabilities may park in the Shango Parking Lot #32,a portion of Bouton Hall Parking Lot #25, Administration Parking Lot #15 and Mohonk Parking Lot #24. There are designated handicap spaces in the lot available for people with the appropriate parking hangtags displayed and/or license plates.

Parking is first-come, first-serve. Guests who have trouble walking may be dropped off in the Old Main Circle for a short walk to the disability seating area.

Please click here to view disability parking locations.

Note: Shuttle service will be provided to and from the parking lots to the commencement ceremony both before and after the event.

Guest Status Change:

If the status of a guest changes and they either need to be added or removed from the disability guest list please send the Commencement Office an e-mail at no later than Friday, May 9, 2014.

Note: SUNY New Paltz is unable to provide guests with wheelchairs.