Dunning Hall - 94 University Avenue



Location: Dunning Hall is located on University Avenue at Union Street just north of Richardson Hall. Dunning Hall is connected to Mackintosh Corry Hall from the southwest. 


The north door has an automatic opener.

The southwest entrance of Dunning Hall is accessible with automatic door opener and is located under the Mackintosh Corry link. A ramp, with railings on both sides, leads to the lowest level of the building. The ramp has a sharp left turn near the top and a long slope down to the next automatic door.

The Dunning Auditorium has a level entrance off University Avenue. The auditorium is linked to the upper floors of the building. To access the lower levels, use the southwest (rear) building entrance. There is a lift next to the auditorium steps.

Alternative Entrance
Dunning Hall is also accessible from Mackintosh Corry Hall by taking the elevator located at the corner of B and F wings to the 3rd floor. When you exit the elevator turn right (north) to B3 and proceed to A3. Follow the directional signs to Dunning Hall. The ramp linking the buildings has a handrail. There is a door with an automatic opener leading to Dunning Hall level 1.

Building Accessibility Features

Corridors: There are doors that act as barriers in corridors. There is a wheelchair lift across from the main entrance that goes down to the basement level

Elevators: The elevator, located in Dunning Hall's main hallway, provides access to all levels of the building except the auditorium. It measures 81” by 57” with an opening of 42”. It is equipped with Braille buttons, but not with an audible announcement system or mirrors.

Lifts: A one-person wheelchair lift is located on the ground level (near the auditorium) linking the ground level with the 1st floor. A key is required to operate the lift. Students can obtain the key from Health & Wellness Services.

Wayfinding: The signage for this building it located to the left side of the entrances.

Washrooms: Basement washrooms are accessible with no power door. There is one Single-user accessible washroom with power door on the first floor across from the elevator.  On the second floor, there are Female and Male Multi-user accessible washrooms with no power door. On the third floor only the Male Multi-user washroom is accessible with a power door. 

Services: There is an assistance phone by the Auditorium.

Classrooms: Check the classroom website for the accessibility of Dunning Hall classrooms.

Parking: There is permit parking available at the Union Street parking garage (entrance off Union Street) and surface lot (entrance off of Albert Street). There is a ramp from the parking garage located between Mackintosh-Corry Hall and Robert Sutherland Hall, which leads through Richardson courtyard to rear of Dunning Hall and then to University Avenue.There are three accessible meter spaces on Alfred Street at Union Street and one accessible meter in across from Miller Hall on Union Street.

Water Fountain: There is an accessible water fountain with a bottle fill station in the lower level by Room 149 and another on the lowest level near Room 014.