Commencement

Special Needs and Assistance

Graduates and guests requiring special accommodations should call (320) 308-3200 or email commencement@stcloudstate.edu. All facilities are handicap accessible and a sign-language interpreter is on stage during the ceremony.

Disability Seating and Parking for Halenbeck Hall

  • Parking for guests with disabilities is in M-Lot, just west of Halenbeck Hall 
  • To avoid stairs, guest with disabilities should use the northwest entrance (Door 2) 
  • There are designated wheelchair areas
  • Seats with backs, reserved for guests with disabilities, are in the north balcony 
  • The first two rows of seats in the west balcony and east balcony will be reserved for guests with disabilities and a family member
  • Gymnasium seating chart (PDF)

Parking and Disability Seating for Herb Brooks National Hockey Center

  • Parking for guests with disabilities at Herb Brooks National Hockey Center is in K-Lot, south of the arena
  • For easy access to the elevator, guests with disabilities should use the South entrance
  • Designated wheelchair areas are in sections 101, 111 and 117
  • Seats with backs, reserved for guests with disabilities, are in Sections 102, 111 and 112
  • The top two rows of seats in each section of the lower bowl are reserved for guests with disabilities and a family member 
  • Two wheel chairs are available for guests needing easy transport to their seats
  • Seating chart (PDF)

Lactation Spaces

Five lactation spaces are available for breast-feeding mothers.