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.

Graduates or guests who have questions about parking, access, or special needs should call 734.647.7900 for further information.

In order to provide proper accommodations, please note that the deadline for accessible seating requests is Monday, April 10, 2023. Accessible seating needs can be request now using this form

Please complete this form if the graduate or guest needs any of the following accommodations:

  • Wheelchair or Limited Mobility Seating
  • Limited Hearing/ASL Interpreter Seating
  • Limited Hearing/ASL Interpreter
  • Other

Real-Time Captioning and Sign Language Interpretation

Graduates can request ASL seating for themselves or their guests here.

Accessible or Wheelchair Seating for Graduates & Guests

Graduates who use a wheelchair or have other mobility concerns can request wheelchair seating for themselves or their guests here.

U-M staff will also provide information on parking and participation in the graduate procession for graduates requesting wheelchair seating.

Limited Mobility

Guests with mobility concerns are eligible to sit in limited mobility seating rows that require minimal stair climbing. Limited mobility seating can be requested here.


Wheelchair Rental

Wheelchairs for use on commencement day may 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.