Special Needs


If you are a student with a disability who will require accommodation at the ceremony, please contact the Disability Support Services Office, 410-704-2638, so necessary arrangements can be made.

Accessible Parking and Transportation

Guests with mobility needs, who do not have a state issued accessible license plate or hangtag, should park in the designated lot based on whether or not they have a Commencement Graduate permit. If you have a Commencement Graduate permit, you should park as directed by staff, in one of the Graduate parking lots (13, 14 or 19) at the Towson Center.

If you do not have a Commencement Graduate permit you should park in the Union garage. Para transit services will be available from all Towson Center lots to transport guests with mobility issues to the Towson Center. Guest who utilize the Paratransit service from the Towson Center lots are welcome to have 1 other member of their party ride the Paratransit.

Shuttle buses will also be available to transport guests, including those with mobility issues, from the Union garage to the Towson Center.

After the ceremony, shuttles and the Paratransit will be available to transport passengers back to parking lots. For those with mobility issues who are returning to Towson Center lots 13, 14 or 19, please look for posted signs outside of the Towson Center where you were dropped off, or speak with a Parking & Transportation representative. If you are returning to the Union garage, please look for the shuttle buses marked for the “Union Garage.”

Service may be requested by speaking with a Parking & Transportation staff member or by calling 410-704-RIDE (7433).

PLEASE NOTE:  Vehicles will NOT be permitted near the Towson Center or SECU Arena to drop off passengers.  Individuals must park in their designated areas and ride the shuttle or walk to the Towson Center/SECU Arena. 


Reserved Seating

Guests who are deaf or hard-of-hearing who require sign language interpreters and guests using wheelchairs or with limited mobility have reserved seating. Please inform an usher that you need this seating when you enter the SECU Arena. The ceremony will be sign interpreted.



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