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Accessibility accommodations for family and guests

The University is committed to full access and reasonable accommodations for all who attend commencement events.


Disability parking is available in the East Stadium lot, adjacent to Ohio Stadium, on a first-come, first-served basis. A permanent or temporary Ohio or other state-issued Disability Placard is required. The East Stadium lot is accessed from Tuttle Park Place. Please plan to arrive early as reserved parking in not guaranteed.

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Ohio Stadium opens at 10 a.m. on commencement day.
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. 
No tickets are required.

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Accessibility accommodations

Ohio Stadium provides easy access for guests with permanent or temporary disabilities. Seating for those guests is located at entry level throughout the stadium or in locations that can be accessed by using an elevator. Guests in a wheelchair, or having limited mobility, are permitted in these areas. If possible, please limit to one companion so we can accommodate everyone. A reserved seating pass is required to sit in sections designated as Wheelchair and Accessible.

On commencement day, guests needing wheelchair or limited mobility accommodations should located one the stations in the main concourse - near Section 14 on the Stadium's east side or Section 15 on the Stadium's west side. Event staff will be available to distribute passes to guest at these designated stations. No prior arrangements are necessary.

American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation

An American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter will be present during the ceremony. Seating for guests who would like interpretation services will be in section 16A. A reserved seating pass is required for access to the ASL Interpretation section.

On commencement day, guests who would like interpreting services should go to the station in the main concourse near Section 14 on the Stadium's east side. Event staff will be available to distribute reserved passes. No prior arrangements are necessary.

Live captioning of the ceremony will also be available on the south stadium scoreboard, which can be viewed from seating areas on the east and west sides of Ohio Stadium.

Spring Commencement 2022

May 8, 2022
Ohio Stadium