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Spring 2022

Parking & Accessibility

Make sure you know where to go the day of Commencement!

Parking and Transportation

PNC Arena Parking

There is no Charge for Parking at PNC Arena during commencement.

Please be advised that there may be a heavy flow of traffic the day of commencement into and out of the area, and travel should be planned accordingly.

Graduates and Faculty

For easiest access to the graduate assembly area, parking is available in the North Lot.

*The North Lot is for parking only. If graduates are carpooling with their guests, we ask you to park in the West or East Lot (see below) and walk to the North Lot for assembly.

Guests and Attendees

Parking is available in general parking on the east, west, and south side of the arena. Staff will be on site to assist with directions.

On-Campus Parking

Parking on campus is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Because of limited campus parking, visitors are encouraged to carpool or use public transportation such as GoRaleigh and GoTriangle.

The prevent a heavy flow of traffic, there will be no graduate drop-offs in the North Lot (see parking information above).

Accessibility

NC State University is dedicated to providing accessible resources for our students, faculty, guests, and other friends of the university. If you or your family or guests require any special resources or services for Commencement, please view instructions and resources below. General questions regarding accessibility resources for Commencement may be directed to commencement@ncsu.edu. Questions regarding accessibility resources for college or departmental ceremonies should be directed to the appropriate department.

Graduates

Graduating students that require any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in the Commencement exercises at PNC arena should contact commencement@ncsu.edu.

Accessible Student Parking

Accessible parking will be available for students with the appropriate state-issued placards. Please follow instructions from staff on site.

Accessible Student Seating

Students will enter the stadium through the delivery (north) side of the arena; no stairs required. Seats will be available for students with accessible seating needs. Students with any questions regarding accessible seating should contact commencement@ncsu.edu.

Faculty

Faculty should enter through the delivery (north) side of the arena and follow instructions of staff on site.

Guests

Accessible Guest Parking

Accessible parking will be available for guests with the appropriate state-issued placards. Please follow instructions from staff on site.

Accessible Guest Seating

Guests will enter the stadium through the main (south) side of the arena. Seats will be available for guests with accessible seating needs. Guests should work with staff on site for appropriate seating instructions.

If you have any questions about accessible seating, please contact us at commencement@ncsu.edu.

Closed Captioning

Live closed captioning will be available during the ceremony via mobile devices. To access mobile device captions, visit go.ncsu.edu/captions.