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Special Accommodations

Special Accommodation Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis and is guaranteed by advance reservations. 

We ask that requests are limited to those who need special accommodations plus one additional person to assist. We understand that this may cause families and guests to be separated during the ceremony, and we 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. Due to high demand of Special Accommodation Seating, we must limit the number of seats one can request to 4 passes.

The website will accept requests starting  Monday, April 2, 2018 at midnight.  Any Special Accommodation requests AFTER Friday, April 27, MUST be made in person at the Office of Student Life, 2nd Floor Nicholson Center.

Reservations for Special Accommodations Seating are still being accepted.
However, due to timing, anyone requiring Special Accommodations for family members attending the Graduate or Undergraduate Ceremony
MUST contact the Office of Student Life directly - Phone: 412-397-6489.  

Special Accommodation tickets MUST BE PICKED UP 
in the Student Life Office by Friday, May 4 by 12pm.

Student Life Office
Nicholson Center, 2nd Floor
Phone:  412-397-6489

To request special seating, go to and submit the RSVP form with Special Accommodations.

People who are deaf or hearing impaired

A sign language interpreter will be provided at commencement.


If you need to make other special accommodations or if you have questions, please contact the Office of Student Life at 412-397-6489 or email