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Wheelchair and Mobility Issues

Alumni Memorial Park is an outdoor location with level seating. It is in the center of campus. Shade is limited and provided by the park’s trees. 

Wheelchair seating is available at the university and social work ceremonies, with one companion seat per wheelchair. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Your other guests must sit in the general seating area. General seating is also first-come, first-served. If your guest would like to stay with your entire group and is able to sit in a standard folding chair, they may leave their walker or wheelchair in the wheelchair area or in any location that is not blocking an aisle or walkway. USC is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Parking on commencement day is free and first-come, first-served, including handicapped parking. If you would like to drop off guests with a wheelchair, please enter campus through Royal Street Entrance, located on Jefferson Blvd at the Royal Street intersection.

Note: You are responsible for providing a wheelchair for your guest(s). The university has a limited number of wheelchairs available on commencement day.

Hearing Impairment

Alumni Memorial Park is an outdoor location and the sound carries through the entire park. Commencement will also feature large format screens with closed captioning. If you have additional concerns, please email swevents@usc.edu.

Vision Impairment

Alumni Memorial Park is an outdoor location with level seating. It is in the center of campus. Shade is limited and provided by the park’s trees. Commencement will feature large format screens that can be seen throughout the park.