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Accessibility Accommodations

The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is wheelchair accessible. Access is provided via ramps and elevators, with escalators offering additional convenience. For more information, or if students or guests have any special needs, please contact FIT Disability Services at 212 217.4090.

Accessible seating is available for an individual needing accommodations plus one additional member of their party.

DISABILITY DROP OFF

Vehicles with ADA stickers or license plates may use the VIP Lot to drop off a guest or student in need of accommodations. Please note the vehicle will not be allowed to stay in the VIP Lot, which is for drop-off purposes only. ADA identification on the vehicle is required.

SHUTTLE SERVICE FROM PARKING LOT

Shuttle service is being offered to guests unable to make the 10-15 minute walk from the parking lot to the stadium.

Speech-to-Text for Hearing Impaired Guests 

To access speech-to-text on your web-enabled device, follow these directions to log on to Arthur Ashe Stadium Wi-Fi and access the service:

  1. USOPENWIFI (once connected, agree to the terms and service or USOpen-Access (once connected, agree to the terms and service)
  2. Open a web browser on your device (Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, etc.)
  3. Enter any of the following URLs in the web browser bar:
    http://east.typewell.com/aopoignc
    http://east.typewell.com/pgfoifph
    http://east.typewell.com/faaenbje
    http://east.typewell.com/ggbiaid
    http://west.typewell.com/amancnbe

    You can change the size of font as well as the color of the font and the background screen. Simply click on the boxes that say “White,” “Sans,” and “20” to make any changes.

iPads on Loan

There will be a limited number of iPads available to loan on a first-come, first-served basis to access speech-to-text. Stop by the information table located inside the main entrance with your driver’s license to exchange for the device.

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