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Accessible Parking

Accessible parking is available in most lots on campus. We ask that you display your state-issued hanging permit from your vehicle’s rear view mirror. If applicable, please display your DOTS parking permit on the driver’s side of your vehicle’s dashboard with the lot assignment and control number facing the window.

Parking spaces in campus lots that begin with a letter or number are restricted to vehicles with a current, valid DOTS permit. This includes all ADA accessible parking spaces within these lots.

Guests with state-issued disability placards or license plates can park up to 4 hours for free in any individual metered space. Guests may also park in any pay station space but payment is required.

We encourage anyone coming to campus for a special event to contact the event coordinators to see if additional arrangements have been made for ADA access if existing parking does not suffice.

Receive information about impacts to ADA accessible parking on campus by opting in to the ADA parking email list.

Accessible Parking

Shuttle-UM Accessibility

All of our transit buses typically have ADA seating located at the very front of the bus and are equipped with wheelchair ramps. For a passenger that requires ADA seating, drivers are trained to fold the seats in the front, deploy the ramp and secure the passenger. Once the passenger has reached their destination, the driver will release the securments and deploy the ramp.

“Will You Stand Up for Me?” is a campaign launched in 2019 to raise awareness about invisible disabilities. It asks passengers to think about individuals living with invisible disabilities who face unique challenges while riding transit. Since passengers may not realize that another rider needs to sit and asking for a seat can feel uncomfortable, the campaign works to make these considerations a reflex.

Campus Map

Note: Select the "Directions" tab, then click the "Accessible Pathways" checkbox to see accessible campus routes. Accessible routing options are currently calculated for shortest travel distances avoiding stairs and undepressed curbs with no consideration of elevation change or sidewalk grade.

Screenshot of the directions tab in the campus map, with the Accessible Pathways option selected