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Student Disability Services
Graduates with mobility or hearing difficulties or other disabilities should contact Office of Services for Students with Disabilities at (661) 654-3360 by May 10, 2014 for mobility assistance. Sign language interpreters are available at all commencement ceremonies.
Icardo Center Ceremonies
Parking: Parking Lot I located South of the Icardo Center has designated spaces for disabled parking. As you are heading south on Gosford, turn right on Camino Media and head west. Turn right at the CSUB entrance and head north on Roadrunner Drive. Disabled parking spaces are available in the south section of Parking Lot I. Once you are on the campus, please indicate your need to utilize disabled parking, and University Police staff will further assist you.
Wheelchair Seating: Wheelchair accessible seating is available on the north side of the Icardo Center. This seating area is limited and cannot be reserved. As you enter the Icardo Center , proceed to your left and head towards Section 7-11. A designated seating area for persons in wheelchairs will be available in front of Sections 8, 9, and 10. Because seating is limited, one attendant per person in a wheelchair will be allowed to sit in this area during the ceremony.
Disabled Seating: Disabled seating for persons with mobility disabilities is available throughout the Icardo Center. The first row of all seating is designated for persons with mobility disabilities. This seating is limited and cannot be reserved. One attendant per disabled guest will be allowed in this seating area.
Parking: Parking Lot D, located on the North side of the Walter Stiern Library, is designated for disabled parking. As you are heading west on Stockdale Highway, you will enter the campus on Don Hart Drive East. Please do not attempt to enter campus from Don Hart Drive West as it will be closed. Once you are on the campus, please remain in the right lane and indicate your need to utilize disabled parking. University Police staff at Don Hart East and Don Hart Drive will further assist you.
Wheelchair Seating: If you or your guests utilize a wheelchair for mobility, please indicate this to the University Police staff at the entrance to Parking Lot D and Don Hart Drive. They will direct you to the wheelchair pick-up and drop-off location. You will be allowed to pick up and drop off only at this location (do not leave your car unattended). After you drop off your guest(s), please proceed to Parking Lot D to park.
If you or your guests have any other impairments that limit your mobility, please proceed to Parking Lot D. Cart service will be available to and from Parking Lot D. Please note that the carts are not wheelchair accessible. An information table will be located in Parking Lot D. Please check-in at this table to utilize cart service.
Disabled Seating: Disabled seating for persons who have limited mobility is available north of Don Hart Drive on the west side of the amphitheater. Wheelchair accessible seating is limited and cannot be reserved. One attendant per disabled guest will be allowed in this seating area.
American Sign Language Interpreters
Interpreters will be on stage for each ceremony at Amphitheatre and Icardo Center floor. The ASL interpreters will be on the right hand side as you face the stage. Please contact Student Disability Services for additional information on seating for deaf guests.
Phone: (661)-654-3360 (voice) (661)-654-6288 (TDD)
Visit: The Services for Students with Disabilities Office is located in SA 140 and is open M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.