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Guests with Disabilities

Wintrust Arena
DePaul University welcomes guests with disabilities to the Wintrust Arena. Advanced planning is strongly encouraged.
Sign Language Interpretation 
Sign language interpretation(ASL) will be available during all commencement ceremonies.

Wheelchair Seating Areas
Wheelchair seating areas are available on each floor, with one companion seat. Wheelchair seating areas are reached via  the elevator originating from the first floor/lobby.  All doors are ADA accessible. Please be respectful of those who truly need wheelchair seating. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

Limited Mobility
Guests with limited mobility are encouraged to bring their own devices (wheelchair, walker, cane, etc.). The Wintrust Arena does not rent out wheelchairs for any event.  Guests should expect to walk distances and stand in lines. 

Please contact the Office of Academic Events at or 312-362-5050 with any questions.