For Graduating Students

Special accommodations for graduating students are available upon request. To make requests, call 334-844-5828. All requests for special accommodations should be made at least three weeks before the commencement ceremony.

For Family and Guests with Accessibility Needs

Commencement in Neville Arena: Due to limited seating, only one person can accompany a guest seated in the accessibility section.

The most convenient way to access accessibility seating is through the Scholarship Entrance. This entrance provides elevator access to the concourse level. The parking lot directly leading to the Scholarship Entrance, located on the east side of the Neville Arena, is reserved for accessible parking on graduation day. A mobility-impaired hangtag or license plate must be visible to access this lot. Entrances to this parking lot are located on Donahue Drive and Heisman Drive.

Anyone with mobility or health issues is encouraged to arrive early. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. If you use a wheelchair, cart, or other specialized equipment, please bring it with you.

A sign language interpreter is provided on stage for every ceremony. Closed captioning is provided on the video board and floor monitors. Assistive Listening Devices are available from the First Aid Station located in the main concourse area of Neville Arena.

Guests that need a program in an alternate format or have a question about accommodations should contact 334-844-5828.


Auburn University is committed to providing complete accessibility to all facilities, fair and equal treatment of all guests, and meaningful compliance with the letter and spirit of the law. Commencement is no exception. The following accommodations will be in place for persons with disabilities.

Parking: The Arena parking lot provides accessible drop-off and parking. An accessibility tag must be visible to park in the Arena lot. The Coliseum Parking Lot and the Stadium Parking Deck are also available parking areas. Please visit the parking map to view all available parking areas.

Entrance: Guests must enter through the Main Entrance to access the stands. Accessibility entrances are located at the Scholarship Entrance of Neville Arena.

Seating: Seating is on a first come, first-served basis and reserved seating is not permitted. Reserve seating is not available. The ADA seats are located on the concourse. There is typically a folding chair next to the ADA spot or a bleacher seat in front of the ADA spot.

All accessibility devices, including mobility scooters, are allowed in Neville Arena