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Access for the Disabled

University City Campus

All requests for reasonable accommodations due to a disability should be made directly to the Office of Disability Resources (ODR) at (215) 895-1401 (voice), (215) 895-2299 (TTY), (215) 895-1402 (fax) or disability@drexel.edu.

Parking: For Commencement, accessible parking is available at each parking lot on campus parking lot for vehicles displaying a disabled parking placard. However, it is recommended that the elderly or those with disabilities disembark at 34th Street and Lancaster Avenue and allow another driver to continue to the garage or another Drexel lot. If you have questions about parking, please contact parking@drexel.edu or (215) 895-2813.

Seating: An accessible seating section is available to those who have a disability, on a first-come, first-served basis. Each person with a disability may have one companion sit with them in the accessible seating section, to allow as many people with disabilities to participate in the event as possible.

Additional Accommodations: Special services, such as interpreters, captionists, accessible pathways to the event, alternate formats for the Commencement program and other materials as well as other accommodations, must be requested through the Office of Disability Resources. Requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Requests made at least 72 hours in advance of the event will be given priority. If you have such a request, please contact the Office of Disability Resources (ODR) at (215) 895-1401 (voice), (215) 895-2299 (TTY), (215) 895-1402 (fax) or disability@drexel.edu.

College of Medicine

The Kimmel Center is wheelchair accessible from both its east (Broad Street) and north (Spruce Street) entrances, and wheelchair-accessible locations are available in the theater. Disabled persons should arrive early; ushers will seat disabled guests and an escort prior to opening the doors to the general public at 8:30 am. Please contact the Office of Student Affairs if you need additional information.