Richardson Hall - 74 University Avenue


Location: Richardson Hall is located on University Avenue between Dunning and Ellis Halls.


There is a main entrance at the front of the building that has stairs leading up to it to the first level, and also a ground level entrance that is accessible with an automatic door opener.

The rear entrance does not have an automatic door opener. Richardson Hall level 2 can be accessed from Mackintosh-Corry Hall level 4.

Building Accessibility Features

Corridors: There are no doors in corridors that act as barriers.

Elevators: The elevator is located near the front entrance and accesses all levels of the building. It measures 65” by 84” and has an entrance of 42”. The elevator is equipped with audible announcements and Braille. It is not mirrored.

Wayfinding: The signage for this building is wall mounted beside the main entrance that enters onto level 1.

Washrooms: There are accessible washrooms on all levels of the building. All washroom doors have door operator buttons. However, there are no single-user washrooms in Richardson Hall.

Parking: Permit parking is available for the underground parking garage on Union Street west of the building and the surface lot on Albert Street. A ramp located between Mackintosh-Corry Hall and Robert Sutherland Hall leads through Richardson Hall courtyard to University Avenue and the front entrance to Richardson Hall. There are 3 accessible meter spaces on Alfred Street at Union Street, and one in across from Gordon Hall on Union Street.