ADA Accommodations

Persons with Disabilities

The University of Michigan strives to ensure that all graduates and guests can participate fully in this program. On commencement day, staff will be available throughout Michigan Stadium to assist anyone with disabilities. Accessible restrooms are located near all entrances.

Sign Language Interpretation

To arrange for guests or graduates to view sign language interpreters during the commencement ceremony, please call (734) 763-8587 by Friday, April 21 for details including seating locations.

Large Print Programs

A large print version of the ceremony Order of Exercises will be available at program tents throughout the concourse. Please ask volunteers at the tent for a large print program.

Accessible Entrances

Wheelchair-accessible entrances are available at Gate 4 (Stadium Boulevard and Main Street), Gate 8 (Main Street and Keech), and Gate 9 (Keech).

Accessible Parking

The University has designated two lots–with entrances from Main Street and Hoover Street–for accessible parking only. Spaces will be available on a first come, first served basis. A state-issued accessible parking sticker or hangtag is required to park in these lots.

Gate 9 on Keech Street will function as a drop-off area for any guests who have difficulty walking.  Guests may wait at Gate 9 in a designated area for the rest of their party to join them.

U-M staff will use golf carts to transport those who need assistance from the parking lots and Gate 9 to their sections in the stadium.

Wheelchair Seating for Graduates

For more information, please review seating information.

Wheelchair Seating for Guests

For more information, please review seating information.

Accessible Seating

For more information, please review seating information.

Wheelchair Rental

Wheelchairs for use on commencement day can be rented at the following locations:

Advanced Medical Solutions 
5333 McAuley Drive #1106
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 528-2522

HomeTown Pharmacy
2355 East Stadium Boulevard
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 747-8080

Mitchell Home Care
2770 Carpenter Road #100
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
(734) 477-0202

We recommend calling as early as possible to reserve a wheelchair.