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Accessible Parking and Drop-Off Area

Accessible Parking: Parking Lot # 1B

Accessible parking is available for disabled and elderly persons in Parking lot # 1B.  Please enter campus through Avery Parkway. Traffic officers at parking lot # 1A will provide directions to drivers needing accessible parking to parking lot # 1B.  All vehicles must have a DMV handicapped plate or placard. 

Drop-Off Area: Parking lot # 1B and # 4

Disabled and elderly passengers may be dropped off in the turnout area of parking lot # 1B or parking lot # 4. Vehicles will then be directed to park in adjacent parking lots. For safety concerns, please do not drop off passengers in the middle of the road or curbside as this will increase traffic congestion. 

Disability Seating Information

If there is a member of your family who cannot sit in the bleachers of the Saddleback Gymnasium, please see a Saddleback ambassador at the lobby doors for special seating.  Because space is limited, we can only allow one escort per disabled/elderly guest.  Please keep in mind, 10 minutes prior to the ceremony this area will open to the general public.  It is a good idea to arrive about an hour early, if possible, to allow for sufficient parking and walking time.

Student Seating

Students with special needs will be seated in the first row. To arrange for special needs, please contact the Special Services Office at 949-582-4249.

Guest Disabled/Elderly Seating

Accessible seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Because space is limited, we can only allow one escort per disabled/elderly guest.  Seating is the first row of the Saddleback Gymnasium bleachers.

Guest Wheelchair- Accessible Seating

Accessible wheelchair/scooter- seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. A Saddleback Ambassador will escort the person and one escort to the seating area on the basketball floor. Wheelchairs/scooters are not provided by the college.

Stroller Parking

Due to strict fire regulations, strollers may not be taken into the gymnasium.  Please see a Saddleback ambassador at the lobby doors for directions to stroller parking.   

Interpreters

Sign language interpreters will be present at the 2013 Saddleback Commencement Ceremony.  Guest needing an interpreter will be able to sit in a special section in the bleachers near the platform.  Please see a Saddleback ambassador at the lobby door for accessible seating. Because space is limited, we can only allow two escorts per guest.  Please keep in mind, 10 minutes prior to the ceremony this area will open to the general public.  It is a good idea to arrive about an hour early, if possible, to allow for sufficient parking and walking time.