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Disability Accommodations

We encourage candidates needing disability accommodations to notify the Office of Student Disability Services either via email or by telephone at (954) 262-7185 at least two weeks in advance of the event, whenever possible. As soon as you believe you are in need of assistance, please email the following information to disabilityservices@nova.edu:

  1. First and Last Name
  2. Student N Number
  3. Phone Number 
  4. The date and time of the commencement ceremony
  5. Summary of accommodation needed for commencement ceremony

Commencement guests needing assistance should bring their own or rented wheelchairs or walkers since these, or other such devices, are not provided by the Don Taft University Center. All wheelchair accessible seating is located on the second floor of the arena. Only one guest may accompany those who require wheelchair assessable seating so as to secure enough seats for all of our guests with special needs. For more information, telephone (954) 262-5551 or visit the Website at www.nsuarena.com.

The Arena at the Don Taft University Center on the NSU main campus in Davie, Fla., provides handicap accessible parking spaces are located on each level of the public parking garage, located approximately 200 yards north of the Don Taft University Center (UC) at the NSU North Entrance on Southwest 30 Street and Ray Ferraro, Jr. Blvd. Golf carts will be in operation before and after the ceremony to transport special-needs guests to and from the parking garage and the UC. Only vehicles legally using disabled license plates or window cards are permitted to park in these designated spaces. 

Commencement guests using wheelchairs can enter and exit the building through either the North or East lobbies of the venue. There is an elevator located directly across from the box office for convenient access to the arena entrances. All wheelchair accessible seating is located on the second floor of the arena. Guests needing assistance should bring their own or rented wheelchairs or walkers since these, or other such devices, are not provided by the UC. Only one guest may accompany those who require wheelchair assessable seating so as to secure enough seats for all of our guests with special needs.

For more information, telephone (954) 262-5551 or visit the Website at www.nsuarena.com.

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