male student smiling at the Watts College Convocation

Watts College Convocation

Accessibility Information


Captioning will be available at the ASU Commencement ceremony at Desert Financial Arena and Sun Devil Stadium. Captioning will appear on all screens during the ceremony. Scripted comments and presentations will be captioned to screens in the arena. 

For your accessibility, you can follow along with captions for the ceremony you’re attending. Please select the location you are attending ASU graduation and choose from the available languages.

Desert Financial Arena Captioning Services

American Sign Language Interpreters

Interpreters will be on stage for the Watts College Convocation Ceremony The interpreters will be positioned on the left-hand side of the stage (facing the stage) between the center and side lecterns. 

Accessible Seating

Desert Financial Arena’s accessible seating is located on the interior concourse level of the arena. One additional guest may accompany the guest in this area. To assure accessible seating for all who need to be accommodated, we ask that other guests be seated in the rows directly in front of the accessible seating areas


Wheelchairs are an amenity provided to our accessible and elderly guests to make their participation in a graduation event more enjoyable.  Wheelchairs cannot be reserved in advance of any graduation event.  They are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Wheelchairs can be checked out at the north entrance of Desert Financial Arena or at the coat check area at ASU Gammage auditorium. A limited number of chairs are available at each venue. To check out a wheelchair you will need a picture I.D. or a major credit card. A driver's license is preferred. Wheelchairs are not to leave the building and should be returned within 30 minutes of the end of the ceremony.