Special Needs Accommodations

Holy Family University, in an effort to meet the needs of its graduating students and their families and friends, will provide special accommodations for the ceremony. These accommodations include reserved seating for persons with physical challenges or hearing impairments.

Preferred seating is available only to the graduate’s special need guest and the person who will assist and remain with the special need guest throughout the ceremony. All other guest tickets may not be next to or near the handicapped guest. Graduates should make requests for special needs seating on the Degree Candidate Response Form, which must be completed by Monday, March 16. Graduates with questions concerning tickets for guests who are physically challenged should contact Julie Tangradi at (267) 341-3209 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Kimmel Center is wheelchair accessible from both its east (Broad Street) and north (Spruce Street) entrances. Entrances are at sidewalk level (no steps). Ramps and/or level floors enter every level of Verizon Hall and the Perelman Theater. Wheelchair-accessible elevators serve all levels of Verizon Hall and the Perelman Theater, and are located on all lobby levels. ADA-compliant restrooms are available on all levels of the Kimmel Center, accessible to patrons of both Verizon Hall and the Perelman Theater, as well as ancillary spaces.

Assisted listening devices are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Guests in need of listening devices should inquire with the house managment upon arrival.

A limited number of ADA-compliant parking spaces are available in the basement level parking garage of the Kimmel Center on a first-come, first-serve basis. Wheelchair accessible elevators are available in the parking garage.