Joseph S. Stauffer Library - 101 Union Street


Location: Stauffer Library is located at the northwest corner of University Avenue and Union Street.


South/East: The main entrance to Stauffer Library is accessible with two automatic doors.

South/West: The accessible entrance at Union Street near Alfred Street leads to the west end of the main lobby.

Building Accessibility Features

Corridors: Colour floor plans are located in the library near the spiral staircase. There are some doors which act as barriers. Paths between shelves and study areas are often narrow or obstructed by chairs. Space between bookshelves is narrow but passable. The personnel at the circulation desk are available for help if required (e.g. reaching books).

Elevators: The main elevator is located within the library west of the spiral staircase. Another elevator off the lobby only goes to the lower level.

Washrooms: Accessible There are accessible washrooms on each floor of the library and also in the lobby near the elevator to lower level. Washrooms on ground and second floor levels are equipped with power door. There is a single-user accessible washroom on the ground level across the service de pas the security post (Room 179A). All gender washrooms: 179A, 582

Services: The Accessible Services and Adaptive Technology Center is located within the library on the first floor. Library staff at the front desk are also available to assist in the library if required. The adaptive technology center or A.T.C is in Stauffer Library, room 120. The A.T.C includes Library Accessibility Services, an Adaptive Technology Lab, the Office of the Adaptive Technologist, and the Office of the Accessibility Coordinator. To obtain access to the Adaptive Technology Lab, students must first be registered at the Queen's Student Accessibility Services Office, La Salle Building, Stuart Street. The Lab is for the use of students with disabilities and their assistants. Students may obtain their own access card, from the office of the Adaptive Technologist, for use during the academic year.

Parking: Permit parking is available in the unpaved lot north of the building and in the lots by Goodes Hall and Macintosh-Corry Hall. There are three accessible meter spots on Alfred Street at Union Street in front of the Southwest entrance

Water Fountain: Accessible bottle fill stations are located on the main floor by the washrooms and on the 4th floor outside the men’s washrooms. Accessible water stations are available on each floor by the Northeastern washrooms.