Commencement General Information

Disability Accommodations for Commencement Ceremonies

To request disability accommodations for graduates, or their family members and guests, please contact Disability Services at 406.243.2243 or

Disability Parking
Disability parking spaces, which are close to the Adams Center, can be found on the campus Accessibility Map.

Shuttle Service
The Office of Transportation will run its Commencement Shuttle every 5-7 minutes throughout the day. 

Golf Carts Trasportation 
Golf carts ciculate on campus to offer rides to those who require mobility assistance. 

Availability of Information in Alternative Formats 
Commencement information will be made available in alternative formats upon advanced request. Contact the Office of the Registrar at 406.243.2995.  

Call the UM Police Department at 406.243.4000 or 911.

Adams Center

Accessibility & Accommodation information

Accessible Seating
Accessible seating for individuals who use wheelchairs, walkers, and other mobility devices is provided at the east and west guest seating areas of the Adams Center. 
Adams Center Facility Map (PDF)

Sign Language Interpreters
Sign Language Interpreters will be provided at the commencement ceremony. 

Assistive Listening Devices (ALD)
Assistive Listening Devices will be available for check-out at the main ceremony. Pick up ALD's at the Adams Center Box Office. For questions, call the Adams Center at 406.243.5355.  


Wheelchair Rentals
The University of Montana does not provide wheelchairs or scooters for check-out. Thus, we recommend attendees contact the following local providers:

  • Harrington Surgical Supply, 1208 W Kent Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801. Phone: 406.721.8468
  • Norco. 2850 Stockyard Rd., Missoula, MT 59808. Phone: 406.549.2321.

Wheelchair Van Rentals
Contact the following local provider:
A&M Mobility. 2308 Palmer Street, Missoula, MT 59808. Phone: 406.541.6625.