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The deadline to submit disability related requests for HLS Class Day and Commencement was May 5, 2017. If you are in need of disability related accommodations, please email accessibility@law.harvard.edu to determine if your request can be accommodated.

Accommodations are available upon request for people with disabilities on both Class Day and Commencement Day. Accommodation requests must be made through the Dean of Students Office via the online request form for all Class Day and Commencement activities.

Accommodations for Class Day and Commencement Day

  • Accessible seating for candidates or guests
  • Accommodations for Deaf and hard of hearing individuals
  • Sign language interpreters at both Commencement Day and Class Day
  • Assisted Listening Devices (ALDs)
  • Accessible parking
  • Accommodations for people with visual impairments

Although you or your guests are encouraged to bring your own, wheelchairs will be available for loan for Class Day and Commencement Day ceremonies via advanced request and by completing the accommodation request form.

Please note that, for Class Day, three seats will be reserved: one for the person requesting accessible seating and two additional seats for companions or guests. For the Law School Graduation Ceremony, one table can seat up to ten people, which is the maximum amount of people the table can be reserved for.

If you need information regarding hotels or transportation, please refer to the Commencement page. For further information about disability-related accommodations for Class Day and Commencement please contact:

Accessibility Services
Dean of Students Office
WCC3039
617-495-1880
accessibility@law.harvard.edu