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ADA Information - Ohio Stadium

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Ohio Stadium provides accommodations for those with disabilities, including elevators, accessible seating, and accessible restrooms that will allow for an enjoyable game day experience. Accessible seating is located on all levels of Ohio Stadium in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Accommodation Requests
If information below leaves you with questions about access or you wish to request accommodations for a disability, please contact Ericka Hoon at hoon.6@osu.edu; 614-292-6103 or contact the University ADA Coordinator at ADA-OSU@osu.edu; 614-292-6207 (v) or 614-688-8605 (tty) or click on the Disability Needs Form link here to request an accommodation. Early requests are encouraged. Depending on your particular needs, two weeks' notice will generally allow us to accommodate your request."

Accessible Entrances
All entrances at Ohio Stadium are accessible for guests with disabilities. Please enter the gate nearest your ticketed section, with the following exceptions:

 1.If you are seated in sections 1A, 3A, 3AA, 5A, or 5AA please enter through gate 7.
 2.If you are seated in sections 2A, 4A, 4AA, 6A, or 6AA please enter through gate 8.

Assistive Listening Devices/Hearing Impaired
Assistive Listening Devices are available at no charge at the Guest Services Booths (near Gates 13, 14 or 38) in Ohio Stadium. A driver's license, credit card or some other acceptable form of picture identification is required as a deposit.

Directions to Disability Seat Locations for Guests Who Have Disability Tickets When They Arrive to the Stadium

Once inside the stadium please utilize these directions to locate your seat.
 AA-Deck
  All AA-deck seat locations are accessible by entering the section where your seat is located.
 Club Levels
  Please use the elevators located between gates 19 and 23.
 D-Deck
  Please use the elevators located between gates 19 and 23. Guests with disabilities will need a green sticker on their ticket to access D Deck on these elevators between gates 19 and 23. Guests can get a green sticker by going to the OSU Ticket Office in the SE corner of the Schottenstein Center or on game day by visiting the stadium ticket office at Gate 7.
  Guests with disabilities may also use the elevator at gate 7 to C-Deck and then walk up the stairs to D-Deck.
 South Stands (sections 31 - 39)
  AA-Deck
  All AA-deck seat locations are accessible by entering the section where your seat is located.
  A-Deck and B-Deck
  Please use the elevators underneath the south stands between gates 37 and 38.

Directions to Seat Locations for Guests Who Do Not Have Disability Tickets When They Arrive to the Stadium

Once inside the stadium please utilize these directions to locate your seat.
West Side of the stadium (odd numbered sections 1 - 29)
 A-Deck and AA-Deck
  All A-deck and AA-deck seat locations are accessible by entering the section where your seat is located.
 B-Deck, C-Deck
  Please use the elevators located near gate 7.
 Club Levels
  Please use the elevators located between gates 19 and 23.
 D-Deck
  Please use the elevators located between gates 19 and 23. Guests with disabilities will need a green sticker on their ticket to access D Deck on these elevators between gates 19 and 23. Guests can get a green sticker by going to the OSU Ticket Office in the SE corner of the Schottenstein Center or on game day by visiting the stadium ticket office at Gate 7.
  Guests with disabilities may also use the elevator at gate 7 to C-Deck and then walk up the stairs to D-Deck.
East Side of the stadium (even numbered sections 2 - 30)
 A-Deck and AA-Deck
  All A-deck and AA-deck seat locations are accessible by entering the section where your seat is located.
 B-Deck and C-Deck
  Please use the elevators located near gate 10.
South Stands (sections 31 - 39)
 AA-Deck
  All AA-deck seat locations are accessible by entering the section where your seat is located.
 A-Deck and B-Deck
  Please use the elevators underneath the south stands between gates 37 and 38.

Elevators
Elevators are located in the following areas of Ohio Stadium:

 1.Four elevators are located on the west side of the stadium between gates 17-23 which provide access to the Club Levels, and to disability seating on D deck.
 2.One elevator is located in the south stadium near gate 39 and only provides access to seats in south stadium.
 3.Two elevators are located near section 7 that access B and C decks.
 4.Two elevators are located near section 10 that access B and C decks.

Medical Needs
Guests demonstrating specific dietary or medical needs (baby food, baby bottle, single serving snack medication or chair back seats) may enter the Stadium at Gates 13, 16, 23 and 26 ONLY.

Parking
Disability Parking will be located in the lots north of St. John Arena and in the Lane Avenue Garage. The charge for these lots is $15. These areas will both be accessible, while space is available, from Lane Ave. A current state issued disability placard, along with registration, and the person who owns the placard must be in the vehicle to enter the parking area. (Officers may validate ownership of the placard at any time.) A shuttle will transport guests from the parking lots north of St. John Arena to the east side of Ohio Stadium near Gate 22. This shuttle will operate from six hours prior to kickoff until one hour after the game. Questions concerning disability parking should be directed to Athletics Event Management Office at 614-292-6103.

Restrooms
Accessible restrooms are located near sections 8A, 9A, 10A, 11A, 17A, 18A, 19A, 28A, 33A, 34A, 37A, 38A, 3B, 12B, 28B, 7C, 10C, 11C, 13C, 14C, 15C, 19C, 20C, 23C, 28C, 29C, 17D, 19D, 25D.

Service Animals
Trained guide dogs or service animals assisting guests with disabilities are permitted inside the Stadium.

Ticket Exchange

 1.Guests requiring disability seating should contact the ticket office at least two weeks in advance.
 2.Guests are able to exchange their tickets for tickets that meet theirs and their guest's disability related needs.
 3.Given the excitement and crowds on game day, guests are encouraged to make the exchange in advance of the game if possible. Advanced exchanges are made at the Athletics Ticket Office located at the Schottenstein Center.
 4.If guests cannot make the physical exchange in person in advance, then on game day guests can enter the stadium with their two tickets and then go to the ticket office in Ohio Stadium located near Gate 7 to make the ticket exchange.
 5.Guests should call 1-800-GOBUCKS for further details about the exchange process.

Wheelchairs
Guests needing wheelchair assistance while in Ohio Stadium should ask the nearest redcoat or usher for assistance. Ushers will be available to transport fans from the shuttle drop off and the entrance gate to their seats.

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