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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 the Crisler Center to assist anyone with accessibility needs. Accessible restrooms are located near all entrances.
Graduates or guests who have questions about parking, access, or special needs should call (734) 647-7900 for further information.
We encourage guests with mobility concerns to be dropped off at the southwest entrance.
Real-Time Captioning and Sign Language Interpretation
A display screen with real-time captioning will be visible from most seats in Crisler Center.
Sign language interpretation is provided from the stage, and a section of guest seating near the stage is set aside for hearing-disabled guests. To reserve seats in this area, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (734) 647-7900 by Monday, December 5, 2022.
Accessible or Wheelchair Seating for Graduates & Guests
Graduates and candidates who use a wheelchair or have mobility concerns are asked to call the Office of University and Development Events by Monday, December 5 at (734) 647-7900. Parking, entrance to the graduate procession, and seating instructions will all be given at that time.
Guests with mobility concerns may utilize the elevators located at the northeast entrance to the arena. The arena staff will assist in locating accessible seating.
Wheelchairs for use on commencement day may be rented at the following locations:
Advanced Medical Solutions
5333 McAuley Drive #1106
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
2355 East Stadium Boulevard
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Mitchell Home Care
2770 Carpenter Road #100
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
We recommend calling as early as possible to reserve a wheelchair.