Commencement Special Needs

Wheelchair Accessibility

Commencement for associate, bachelor's, and master's degree graduates will take place in the Xfinity Center at University of Maryland, College Park. While the Xfinity Center is wheelchair accessible, this facility does not provide wheelchairs. Please plan ahead.

Help at the Ceremony

UMGC staff members will be on hand to assist graduates and guests with special needs.

Sign language interpreters will translate each of the weekend ceremonies, and closed captioning will be provided.

The live webcast will also be closed captioned.

Request Accommodations

Graduates are responsible for requesting specific accommodations, including special parking arrangements, for themselves and their guests. Graduates should submit requests when they RSVP for a ceremony. Graduates who request accommodations will receive detailed information and a parking pass for the Terrapin Trail Garage adjacent to Xfinity Center.

Send a message to for more information about accommodating special needs.