Commencement

 

Accessibility

Adelphi University is committed to full access and reasonable accommodations for everyone.

Commencement at NYCB Live – Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Closed Captioning

Captioning of speeches will be displayed on the Jumbotron above the arena floor.

Accessible Parking

Accessible parking is located on both the north and south sides of the Coliseum and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. A state or local handicap parking permit or license plate is required.

ADA Compliant Seating for Guests

There is wheelchair-accessible seating, clearly marked. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis, so early arrival is recommended. No reservations are required. In order to make sure there is enough wheelchair-accessible seating available, we request that only one companion accompany each wheelchair guest.

Please note that Adelphi University and the Coliseum do not have wheelchairs available for Commencement. Guests interested in renting a wheelchair for the ceremony are encouraged to contact a home healthcare supplier in the area. It is strongly suggested that guests with mobility limitations consider using assistive devices.

ADA Compliant Restrooms

There are restrooms designed to accommodate guests with disabilities conveniently located throughout the Coliseum concourse and in the lower lobby.

Elevator Access

The elevator to access the lower level Coliseum Expo Center for student and faculty robing, lineup and procession are located near the main entrance.

Streaming of Ceremony

For those who can’t attend the ceremony, it will be streamed live on the morning of commencement. 

Specific Accessibility Needs

Students or guests with specific accessibility needs should contact the Student Access Office to ensure appropriate access on the day of the event.


Doctoral Hooding at Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center

The Concert Hall is wheelchair accessible and an ASL interpreter will be provided.

Students or guests with specific accessibility needs should contact the Student Access Office to ensure appropriate access on the day of the event.

 

For further information, please contact:

Student Access Office
p – 516.877.3806
e – sao@adelphi.edu