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.
If information below leaves you with questions about access or you wish to request accommodations for a disability, please contact Mike Penner at firstname.lastname@example.org; 614-292-1848 or contact the University ADA Coordinator at ADA-OSU@osu.edu; 614-292-6027 (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.”
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.
|All AA-deck seat locations are accessible by entering the section where your seat is located.|
|Please use the elevators located between gates 19 and 23.|
|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)
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 for Guests Who Do Not Have Disability Tickets When They Arrive to the Stadium
On game day, guests needing disability seating should contact the nearest usher or to go to a table at Gate 14 or a table at Gate 23 to exchange their ticket for a reserved ticket that will allow them to sit in a disability seat. However, there is no guarantee that disability tickets will be available on the day of the game.
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.
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.
Disability Parking will be located in the lot immediately east of Ohio Stadium. 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). Questions concerning disability parking should be directed to Transportation and Parking Services at 614-292-9341 or the ticket office at 292-2624.
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.
Trained guide dogs or service animals assisting guests with disabilities are permitted inside the Stadium.