Guests with Disabilities

UNH guests with disabilities

Seating

Please check back for accessible seating information.

Accessible Seating Option

Outdoor seating at Wildcat Stadium is not guaranteed. Additional seating for guests with disabilities is available inside Lundholm Gymnasium for the live broadcast of the ceremony. 

Please note it may be the best option for guests with accessibility issues or varying needs. It is also preferred during inclement weather or extreme heat conditions. Accessible bathrooms and concessions are readily available inside the stadium.

Shuttle Service / Parking

Please know that getting to the Commencement site might require as much as a half mile walk.  We urge all to arrive early and to expect delays in seating due to crowds. Dropping off guests in front of Wildcat Stadium is prohibited.

Special Parking for Guests with Wheelchairs & Scooters:

Please check back for detailed information.

Wheelchair Rental Information

UNH will not have wheelchairs available for general use by guests at Commencement. Guests with difficulty walking are strongly encouraged to rent wheelchairs. Wheelchairs are generally available for short term rental from medical supply stores and some pharmacies. Reservations are generally required and arrangements should be made early. The following are just a few resources that provide rentals based on availability.

Charron Medical Supplies, Nashua, NH | 603-889-7220
Abba Medical, Exeter, NH | 603-778-1698
Keene Medical Prod., Portsmouth, NH | 603-431-6006

Hearing Impaired Services

Services for the hearing impaired are available. Graduating students will be prompted to request services for hearing impaired guests when registering for the ceremony. The Commencement Office will contact students who request services for themselves or their guests to make proper arrangements.

American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters and closed captioned video screens are available.

Assisted listening devices are available for use inside the Whittemore Center Arena only. These can be borrowed from the customer service table inside the Whittemore Center.

Questions

If you need special services, please call the Commencement Office in advance so that we can discuss options for you. The phone number is 603-862-1087. For TTY calls only, 1-800-RELAY-NH.