Graduation

Graduation Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities

Location
Georgia College Centennial Center
251 S. Clark Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
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Overflow Location
Georgia College Student Activity Center
Magnolia Ballroom
231 W. Hancock St
Milledgeville, GA 31061
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Parking
Campus and parking maps are available online.

Onsite parking options are located in the Centennial Center (#1), Foundation Hall (#4), and Depot South (#43) parking lots.  Please note that parking in these three lots is limited and may fill up prior to the ceremony start time.  Additional parking within walking distance of the Centennial Center is available in the Depot West (#2), Adams (#3), Sanford (#5), and Mayfair (#8) lots.

Park-n-Ride shuttle options can be found at the shuttle stops located at or near the Irwin St. (#28), Peabody (#12), Liberty St. (#44), and West Campus Village 500/600 (#36) lots.  Park-n-Ride shuttle services for the ceremony begin when the doors open and conclude an hour after the ceremony ends.  An interactive graduation parking and shuttle map showing the locations of all onsite parking, nearby parking, and Park-n-Ride options can be found here.  To download our live shuttle map app and track the special Commencement route buses in real-time, visit www.TransLocRider.com.

Parking for individuals with disabilities is available in the designated section of the Centennial Center lot closest to the front entrance of the Centennial Center and can be accessed via the Clarke St. entrance to the lot.  Families may also drop off guests with disabilities at the front entrance of the Centennial Center before parking.  Georgia College will provide assistance with golf carts inside the Centennial Center lot and shuttles equipped with wheelchair lifts from each of the Park-n-Ride locations.

Questions about parking and shuttle services should be directed to Parking and Transportation Services at 478-445-7433.

Access to the Centennial Center
The ramp accessible entrance is located on the right side of the front entrance.

Handicapped Seating
Once inside, there will be two rows of handicapped seating available on both sides of the seating area. There are twelve wheelchair accessible spaces along the top row of seating. One individual in your party may remain with the person requiring accessible seating. In order to accommodate all who require accessible seating, all other members in your party should be seated in the general seating areas.

Please plan to arrive when the doors open if you have a family member who needs a wheelchair accessible/disability seating space. Doors open 1 hour and 45 minutes before the ceremony begins.

Wheelchairs
Georgia College will have one or two wheelchairs in case of an emergency. Wheelchairs will not be available to any one person for the duration of the event.

Sign Language
A sign language interpreter will be available and signing from the left side of the stage; reserved seating for individuals who use an interpreter will be available directly in front of this area. If you or your guests use a sign language interpreter, please notify the Student Disability Resource Center at 478-445-5931 or by e-mail at disability@gcsu.edu.