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 17. Graduates with questions concerning tickets for guests who are physically challenged should contact the Special Assistant to the Provost at (267) 341-3209 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Academy of Music is wheelchair accessible from the east lobby entrance on Broad Street. An accessible entrance on the south side of the building also allows for direct entry to the main lobby.  Wheelchair accessible elevators serve all levels. Restrooms are ADA-compliant and are available on all levels. Assisted listening devices are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Guests in need of listening devices should inquire with the house management upon arrival.