Student Access Office


Commencement Access Information

Find important information for Commencement accessibility.

Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

Wheelchair Accessible Seating Areas:

  • We do not reserve wheelchair accessible seating for family and guests; first-come, first-served. See venue map.
  • Wheelchair accessible seating is located in the Standing Room behind Orchestra, Section C, A, 6L, 19, 21, 23, 25
  • Students in wheelchairs who require access to the commencement floor should seek assistance from Adelphi or Northwell Health at Jones Beach staff.

Mobility Limitations:

  • It is strongly suggested that guest with mobility limitations consider using assistance devices or rent a wheelchair for the day.
  • Please note that Adelphi University and Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater do not have wheelchairs available for commencement.
  • Guests interested in renting a wheelchair for the commencement are encouraged to contact a home health care supplier.

Accessible Parking

  • Located in Parking Field 5A


  • Elevators are located in the Main plaza and Gate D
  • All 3 levels are accessible by elevator.

Interpreters for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

  • American Sign Language Interpreter (ASL) will be visible on a large screen by the stage.
  • Guests requiring further visual access to the interpreters must reserve seating in advance. For reservations, email or call 516.877.3806.

Accessible Restroom Facilities

  • There are public restrooms designed to accommodate guests with disabilities conveniently located throughout the arena.

For further information, please contact:

Student Access Office
Formerly the Office of Disability Support Services
p – 516.877.3806
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