The Accessibility Hub is a central online resource for accessibility at Queen's and provides information on supports, training, and initiatives on campus, Check out the hub's series of "How-to Info" guides – including how to create accessible documents and websites, and accessible event planning – to help support an accessible learning environment.Accessibility Hub
Use the Accessibility Feedback Form to provide feedback on an accessibility related issue.
Getting Around Campus
Built upon a platform of accessibility, users can find information for Queen's buildings and departments, both on and off campus. Users can choose to view wheelchair access logos for quick information or consult the Building Directory for more accessibility-related information. See also: Commuter Services and Accessible Travel and Transportation
Queen's is committed to achieving full accessibility for persons with disabilities. Part of this commitment includes arranging academic accommodations for students with disabilities to ensure they can participate in all of their academic activities. If you are a student with a disability and think you may need accommodations, you are strongly encouraged to contact Student Wellness Services (SWS) and register as early as possible. For more information, including important deadlines, please visit the Student Wellness website.
The Return to Work and Accommodation Department of Queen's Human Resources was developed to ensure consist and fair assistance for employees requiring access to accommodation and/or sick leave, and to ensure a safe return to work for all employees at the university.
Individualized Emergency Response Plans can be requested by employees who may require assistance to evacuate a building during an emergency.
Library Accessibility Services
Queen's University Library is committed to providing equal access to its services and collections. The Adaptive Technology Centre, located in Stauffer Library, includes:
- Library Accessibility Services
- Adaptive Technology Lab
- Office of the Adaptive Technologist
- Office of the Accessibility Coordinator
ITServices provides a web-accessibility compliance auditing service, called Siteimprove, to help the community identify ways to improve the accessibility of Queen's websites and ensure that they are compliant with the provincial accessibility requirements.
Queen's Comprehensive Strategic Framework for Accessibility and the Accessibility Plan serve the university in the following ways:
- To address accessibility in five priority areas: policy advisory; information and communication; employment; the built environment; and education, training, and awareness.
- To establish shared accountability and responsibility for accessibility at Queen's, including funding accessibility-related expenses through standard operating budgets and identifying other sources of revenue streams.
- To provide educational opportunities to improve understanding of accessibility issues and the university obligations in accessibility compliance.
- To continue efforts to incorporate accessibility in university diversity initiatives.