Information for guests with disabilities or special needs

Gettysburg College welcomes the participation of people with disabilities. While we provide accessible parking, some walking is still necessary and we encourage guests who need additional assistance to bring personal mobility aids.

Ushers and other College staff are on duty and can be identified by name tags with orange ribbons. Please do not hesitate to ask for any assistance you may need.

Accessible Parking

To arrange for accessible parking, please call the Department of Public Safety (DPS) at 717-337-6912. They will need the following information to process your request:

  • name of person needing parking accommodations,
  • make/model/color of car,
  • license plate # (including state),and
  • needs (parking, drop-off, etc.).

ADA toilets

ADA toilets will be available at the Commencement ceremony site.

Closed captioning

Closed captioning will be provided on the Commencement ceremony livestream.

Special seating

Special seating will be provided for guests with disabilities.


Wheelchairs and Electric Scooters

The following local businesses may be contacted directly. Please make your arrangements as soon as possible to guarantee availability.

For wheelchairs:

Dick’s Homecare, Inc.
238 West Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Gettysburg Rental Center
720 York Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325

For electric scooters:

Mobility Mike

If you or your guests need additional assistance or have needs that require specialized accommodation, please call Human Resources at 717-337- 6207.