Safety (Prohibited Items)

Graduates and guests are encouraged to bring essential items only into Crisler Center. All persons and bags are subject to search. Bags that have passed inspection must fit comfortably under your seat, and oversized bags are prohibited.

Please note that changes in national and regional security levels may affect security procedures and prohibited items.

Exceptions for medical reasons will be addressed individually at the door.

Guests are reminded that signs, conduct, or attire that is deemed offensive or inappropriate by a member of the U-M Event Staff will not be allowed in the Crisler Center.

Prohibited Items:

  • Oversized bags
  • Containers of any kind (including coolers, thermoses, and flasks)
  • Aerosol and spray cans
  • Flags with flagpoles
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Video cameras and tripods
  • Irritants (i.e. noise makers, air horns, etc.)
  • Weapons
  • Apparel or signage displaying profane or abusive language

The University of Michigan reserves the right to prohibit any item from being carried into the arena. A continually updated list of prohibited items is available at the Crisler Center safety page.