Guest Information

Guest Seating

General seating is available for your guests in the Mid-Hudson Civic Center.

Handicapped Guest Seating

There is no separate handicapped seating area. General seating is available for commencement. If you or your guests are concerned about seating, please arrive early and ushers will assist you.


Parking is available in the City of Poughkeepsie municipal lots. Parking will be free to anyone with a parking permit; each graduate will be given one parking permit. Carpooling is encouraged.

Handicapped Parking

Handicapped parking will be available in the parking garage behind the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel.