Persons with Disabilities
The University of Michigan wants to ensure that all graduates, candidates, and guests participate fully in this program. On commencement day, staff is available to direct and assist people with mobility concerns into Crisler Center.
Graduates or guests who have questions about parking, access, or special needs may call (734) 647-6037 for further information.
Real-Time Captioning and Sign Language Interpretation
Display screens with real-time captioning are positioned inside Crisler Center and are visible from most seats.
Sign Language Interpretation is provided from the stage, and a section of guest seating near the stage is reserved for guests who would benefit from this service. To reserve seating in this area, please call (734) 647-6037 by Friday, December 6.
Accessible or Wheelchair Seating for Graduates
Graduates and candidates who use a wheelchair or have mobility concerns and plan to participate in Winter Commencement are asked to call the Office of University and Development Events by Friday, December 6, at (734) 647-6037 to make arrangements. Detailed information including parking availability, entrance to the graduate procession, and seating location are discussed and arranged at this time.
Accessible or Wheelchair Seating for Guests
Guests who require wheelchair seating or have limited mobility due to health conditions or frailty need to call (734) 647-6037 by Friday, December 6, to make arrangements.
If your guest will need to use a wheelchair on the day of commencement, you may rent one at the following locations:
Wenk’s Prescription Shop
2355 East Stadium Boulevard
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104
Telephone: (734) 747-8080
Wright & Filippis
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Telephone: (734) 975-6800
We recommend calling as early as possible to make your reservation.