Purdue Convocations is committed to making its performances and the power of the arts accessible to everyone. We are happy to assist patrons when special services are required. Please partner with us by communicating with the box office (765-494-3933) with as much advance notice as possible.
Audio enhancement is available. Ask an usher for the easy-to-use earphone system. Sign language interpretation is available with sufficient advanced notice and conditional upon the availability of qualified service providers. Please request this service at least one month prior to the performance. A real-time reporter is available only when the performance lends itself to this type of service, at the discretion of the manager, and when requested one month prior to the performance date. Preferential seating is provided.
There are no elevators in Elliott Hall of Music or Loeb Playhouse. To avoid climbing stairs at Elliott Hall of Music, elevator access is available by entering Hovde Hall from the southwest corner of the building and using the building elevator located in the foyer. Take the elevator to the second floor and enter Elliott Hall of Music by using the adjoining bridge. Patrons may also enter the Hall of Music at the north or south side doors where there are no steps to climb. Be sure to request main-floor seating when ordering tickets and explain your needs.
For those with accessible parking permits parking spaces are located along the semicircular drive around Elliott Hall of Music. Pull along the north or south side of the building, and a police officer will direct you to the available spaces. You may also drop off patrons needing special assistance at the north or south side doors (look for the green awnings) and then park in one of the garages. Parking is free in campus garages on weekends and after 5 pm on weeknights. When attending a performance at Loeb Playhouse or Fowler Hall in Stewart Center, accessible parking is available near the west entrance to Stewart Center along Memorial Drive. Assistance is not available at these locations. For events in Loeb Playhouse or Fowler Hall, entry ramps to Stewart Center are located on the west side of the building on the Memorial Mall. Campus maps available at campus box offices.
A public telephone is located in the hallway between Loeb Playhouse and Fowler Hall in Stewart Center and in the center, lower lobby doors of Elliott Hall of Music. A TTY phone is located in Hovde Hall near room 68.
Accessible restrooms in Stewart Center are located on the main floor in the university library and at the east end of Stewart Center. An accessible restroom is available in the lower left-hand corner of the main floor of Elliott Hall of Music and on the ground floor and first floor of Hovde Hall.
Wheelchair seating is available in Elliott Hall of Music, Loeb Playhouse, and Fowler Hall with companion seating located nearby. Wheelchair assistance from your car to your seat is available at Elliott Hall of Music. Ask an usher for assistance. A patron desiring transfer seating or an extra-wide seat should request this when purchasing a ticket. Extra- wide seats are available in Zone A in Elliott Hall of Music.
Service animals are welcomed. Special seating is required. When ordering, request an aisle seat and inform the box office that a service animal will be with you.
Large print programs for Convocations performances are available upon request. Contact an usher for a copy.
Water fountains are located in the lobby of Loeb Playhouse and in the west lobby of Stewart Center. Patrons with disabilities may ask an usher for bottled water in Elliott Hall of Music or may use the water fountain on the first floor of Hovde Hall just across the bridge.