Special parking and seating have been arranged for physically disabled guests. For Commencement exercises held out-of-doors, physically disabled guests may enter campus through the drive on North Plum Street before 11 a.m. A Wittenberg security officer will be at the driveway entrance to provide instructions for parking and seating. No ticket is required.
The Commencement Hollow seats 3,000 guests in chairs with seat backs. Friends and family should be seated by 11 a.m. Lawn chairs are welcome, but not necessary. Access to Commencement Hollow will be restricted beginning Friday, May 10, until 9 a.m. Saturday, May 11.
In the event the exercises are held indoors, physically disabled guests may be dropped off in front of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Center (HPERC). Doors open at 9 a.m., and tickets are required. Due to limited space in the HPERC, seating for an entire family is not available in the handicapped seating area. One friend or family member may be seated with each disabled guest.
In the event of inclement weather, Commencement will take place in the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Center (HPERC), and a ticket will be required for each guest. Each graduating senior will be allotted six rain site tickets. Rain site tickets will be available online beginning 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 30. Graduating seniors may claim their rain site tickets: click this link and register as a user with your Wittenberg username and password.
A limited number of extra tickets will be available beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 7. To claim these extra tickets, graduating seniors should click this link and use the same log-in information. TICKETS ARE NOT REQUIRED FOR THE OUTDOOR CEREMONY.
For those without tickets, the indoor ceremony will be shown in its entirety on closed-circuit television in Hollenbeck Hall, located across the street from the HPERC.