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125th Spring Commencement

Services for People with Disabilities

Special services are available to accommodate needs for people with disabilities. If you require accommodations due to a disability, please contact the appropriate office listed below at least five days prior to Commencement activities. More information about campus resources for people with disabilities is available at This information includes a map with details of accessibility on campus.

University-wide Ceremony
For information on services for the university-wide ceremony on Saturday evening, please call Equal Opportunity Services, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at (512) 471-1849. On Saturday, May 17, information is available by calling the University Police Department at (512) 471-4441 or by TDD (512) 471-4777. While every effort will be made, the university may be unable to fulfill last-minute requests. A reserved seating section for guests with hearing impairments will be available near the southwest corner of the stage. An interpreter will be provided. In addition, a limited number of wheelchairs will be available to help transport people with mobility issues to and from their seats. Those requiring wheelchairs for the duration of a ceremony should plan on making their own accommodations prior to arriving on campus.