2017 Graduation Ceremony Information

Accessibility Information - Seating for Guests with Disabilities

Seating for guests who use wheelchairs and those with limited physical mobility or medical conditions will be available for all Penn Engineering ceremonies. To request reserved accessibility seating for either of the School of Engineering commencement ceremonies, please contact Briana Tyson at briale@seas.upenn.edu or 215-898-7244 ASAP.

General seating is unlimited for the School of Engineering ceremonies and tickets are not required.

Please direct all questions related to special seating at the Engineering ceremonies to Briana Tyson at briale@seas.upenn.edu or 215-898-7244.

Special needs seating for the University Commencement on Monday, May 15th is coordinated through the Office of the University Secretary and can be requested using the online form. A confirmation email will be sent within five days of submitting your request. Starting April 1st, you can call (215) 898-7369 (voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD) between noon and 5 p.m. if you have any questions.

If your family member uses a scooter or other assistance device at the grocery store or the mall, we strongly recommend you bring/rent a similar device to get around campus. Please reference this list of local medical equipment suppliers to arrange for renting a wheelchair or scooter.