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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 fill out this form by Monday, December 11 to be contacted with 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 share your need for this service please fill out this form by Monday, December 11.
Accessible or Wheelchair Seating for Graduates & Guests
Graduates and candidates who use a wheelchair or have mobility concerns are asked to please fill out this form by Monday, December 11 to share your accessibility needs. Parking, entrance to the graduate procession, and seating instructions will all be sent to you at a later date.
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
CareLinc Medical Equipment & Supply
3820 Plaza Dr #1
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
We recommend calling as early as possible to reserve a wheelchair.