UMS is committed to making all facets of our organization accessible to the widest possible audience. We work to make our websites, performance venues, and event spaces accessible.
Relay calls are also welcome via the Michigan Relay Service; dial 711 to use the Michigan Relay Service.
We continually review and modify our websites to improve accessibility for people who use assistive technology or have special needs. Many web browsers also offer accessibility features. Learn more about these features: Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari.
Large-print programs are provided at all mainstage UMS performances (no advance notice required.
Braille programs can be provided for any mainstage UMS performance (14 days of advance notice required.)
Usher assistance: UMS volunteer ushers are able to assist patrons with physical accessibility needs by escorting them to their seats or their vehicle, placing mobility assistance devices (scooters, walkers, canes, etc.) in designated areas, and answering questions about accessibility while in a venue.
Assistive listening devices are available in Hill Auditorium, Rackham Auditorium, Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, Power Center, and the Arthur Miller Theatre. Earphones may be obtained upon arrival. Please ask an usher for assistance.
Sign language interpretation: ASL interpretation is available upon request (3 weeks’ advance notice to UMS to arrange requested).
Please let us know how we might better accommodate you. We invite you to submit feedback on our accessibility practices online via our online submission form.
For questions regarding accessibility at any of our venues, please contact Willie Sullivan at 734-615-9398 or email@example.com.
For questions regarding accessibility at any of our Education or Community Engagement events, please contact Shannon Fitzsimons at 734-764-3903 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions regarding accessibility at any of our Development events, please contact Cindy Straub at 734-647-8009 or email@example.com.