The Ohio State University is pleased to be an Aira Access location. Any faculty, staff, student, or visitor can use Aira for free in the following locations:
- The Columbus and regional campuses
- The Wexner Medical Center and Wexner Medical Center East
- Ohio State Outpatient Care Upper Arlington
- Ohio State Havener Eye Institute Olentangy River Road
- The Stefanie Spielman Comprehensive Breast Center
What is Aira
Aira is a service that connects blind and low-vision people to highly trained, remotely-located agents. Through an app on your smartphone, Aira delivers instant access to visual information at the touch of a button – enhancing everyday efficiency, engagement, and independence.
Some things that Aira agents can assist you with:
- navigating the campus and Medical Center environment
- reading signage
- finding a classroom
- Reading a bulletin board
How do I access Aira
You will need an Android or iPhone smartphone, you can follow this link to sign-up as an Aira guest. Once signed up and in in one of the locations above, you will be able to make a call to an Aira agent using the Aira application on your smartphone for assistance.
I am a student, faculty or staff member and would like to use Aira off campus
We can provide students, faculty and staff with access outside the locations listed above. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your request to get the process started.
How do I get help
For assistance with the Aira application or sign-up problems, follow this link for their contact information.