CUA is committed to promoting the full participation of all individuals with disabilities in the commencement activities (Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Exercises).

In coordination with the Commencement Planning Committee, DSS provides accommodations for students and guests at Commencement.

Accommodations for graduating students may include: accommodations for the procession, seating arrangements, and access to the platform area for receiving diplomas; interpreters and assistive listening devices; and alternate formats of the commencement program. 

Handicap Parking

  • Handicap parking is available on campus in designated locations
  • Available on a first-come first-serve basis (no advanced reservations)
  • A state-issued handicap license plate or placard is required

Wheelchair Rental Information

Catholic U does not provide wheelchairs to any guests or students. Please secure a wheelchair from an outside vendor if needed. DSS office is NOT a pick-up or drop-off location for wheelchairs. Please use your own accommodations as a pick-up or drop-off location. 

For more information on commencement, accommodations, parking, and wheelchair rentals, please visit the University's Commencement page or FAQs page for more details.