Disability Accommodations

Family members and guests with disabilities are welcomed to campus for Commencement. If you or anyone in your party needs assistance, has an accessible seating request or has a need for sign language interpreting services during Radford University Commencement ceremonies, complete the online:

For more information, contact the Center for Accessibility Services (CAS) at 540-831-6350 or cas@radford.edu.

Arriving on Campus

The Commencement map [PDF] includes the locations of ceremonies and handicapped parking.

Drop off for guests with mobility devices or concerns is in Lot DD at the back of Moffett Quad. Guests with a visible valid handicapped placard or plate should park in Lot EE and Lot I. If accessible parking is full, guests should proceed to Lot M for overflow accessible parking. Golf carts will be available to transport guests with limited mobility plus one assisting guest from Lot DD, Lot EE, Lot I and Lot M to the main ceremony in Moffett Quad.

Saturday Shuttle Service

The Commencement map [PDF] includes the locations of the ceremonies and the shuttle drop off and pick up points.

Transit buses are accessible for those with mobility devices. To avoid traffic congestion, free shuttle bus service from the hotels on Tyler Avenue (Best Western, La Quinta Inn, Comfort Inn and Super 8) to campus circle from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Seating at the Commencement Ceremony

  • Seating is by request/reservation only.
  • Reserved seating for guests using mobility devices or with mobility concerns or who require Sign Language Interpreting Services should complete the Disability Accommodation Request Form.
  • One additional guest may sit in the reserved seating. Indicate the name of the additional one guest sitting on the Disability Accommodation Request Form.

Seating for individuals with mobility devices or concerns will be located at the back left and right when facing Moffet Quad from the rear drop off in Lot DD. Seating for individuals requiring Sign Language Interpreting Services is in the front of Moffett Quad when facing Moffett Quad from the rear drop off in Lot DD.

Live Streaming

The main ceremony will be streamed live on the Radford University website with real time captioning. On the day of the ceremony, visit www.radford.edu to find a link to the live stream.