Accessibility / Special Needs

Accessibility at the Save Mart Center

Parents and Guests

Mobility Disability IconDrop Off/Arrival: Guests with mobility concerns may be dropped off at the circular driveway off Shaw Ave., immediately adjacent to the Student Recreation Center on the west side of the Save Mart Center building complex.

Parking: Parking Lot 5, directly behind the Save Mart Center, is designated for handicap parking; blue curb parking for individuals with disabilities is available in all parking lot locations around campus and can be found on the Campus Parking Map.

A valid DMV Placard or disabled license plate is required to be displayed. If none of the disabled parking spaces provided are available, persons with disabled parking authorization (visible placard or license plate) may park at a parking meter, without inserting coins, for whatever length of time is needed.

Seating: Accessible seating is available throughout the arena on the main floor; ushers will be stationed to help direct you to those seating areas. Due to limited space, only one person is permitted to accompany a guest in an accessible seating area.

Hearing Disability IconHearing: Seating in the first row of Section 111 is reserved for guests with hearing accessibility needs.

  • a sign language interpreter will be located in this area
  • this event will be close-captioned
  • Headsets and receivers for our FM hearing assistance system are available, at no charge, at the Guest Services Desk in the NW corner of the Main Concourse.

Requesting Accessibility Accommodations:

Fresno State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please call Save Mart Center Patron Services (559.347.3400) in advance of your participation or visit. For more information, visit the "Accessibility" portion of the website at: www.savemartcenter.com.

Students

Mobility Disability IconDrop Off/Arrival: Students participating in the ceremony with mobility concerns should be dropped off inside Parking Lot 5, at the Northeast corner of the Save Mart Center. Enter the building and take the elevator to the lower level, where you can join the processional line up. Be sure to arrange where you will meet your family/guests after the ceremony, as they will not be able to access the floor level of the arena where the graduates sit.

Parking: Parking Lot 5, directly behind the Save Mart Center, is designated for handicap parking; blue curb parking for individuals with disabilities is available in all parking lot locations around campus and can be found on the Campus Parking Map.

A valid DMV Placard or disabled license plate is required to be displayed. If none of the disabled parking spaces provided are available, persons with disabled parking authorization (visible placard or license plate) may park at a parking meter, without inserting coins, for whatever length of time is needed.

Procession and Seating: Arrangements can be made to assist you with any processional and seating concerns you may have related to accessibility; please contact Student Involvement at 559-278-2741 in advance to make arrangements.

Exiting: Marshals will be available following the event to provide assistance and directions.

Requesting Accessibility Accommodations:

Fresno State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please call the Student Involvement Office (559.278-2741) in advance of your participation or visit. For more information, visit the "Accessibility" portion of the website at: www.savemartcenter.com.

 

 

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