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Accessibility

Entering the Library

Campus Way Entrance

The Campus Way entrance includes:

  • a level approach
  • 36 inch doorways
  • an automatic door with paddle controls

To enter the Library from Campus Way, take the LBA elevator up to the Promenade level. Exit the LBA building, cross the promenade, and enter the library through the main doors.

Promenade Entrance

The Promenade entrance includes:

  • a level approach
  • 36 inch doorways
  • an automatic door with paddle controls

Enter the Library through the main doors.

Door Handles

Main Entrance - First floor

The main entrance door handles are D-handle pull bars that can be easily grasped with one hand. No twisting of the wrist is required to operate the main doors. These doors are also equipped with automatic paddle controls.

Study Rooms - Second and Third floors

Study room door handles are lever handles that require twisting of the wrist and pushing to operate.

Reading Room - Third floor

Doors to the Reading Room are equipped with D-handle pull bars that can be easily grasped with one hand. No twisting of the wrist is required to operate the doors.

Offices and Classrooms - Second and Third floors

Office and classroom door handles are lever handles that require twisting of the wrist and pushing to operate.

Areas of Rescue Assistance

The Campus Library has three Areas of Rescue Assistance:

  1. The LB1 North Emergency Exit Stairwell is equipped with an emergency intercom system. The intercom system is located on both the second and third floors. The north stairwell is also equipped with an Emergency Exit Device to assist with moving individuals safely down the stairs.
  2. The LB1 South Emergency Exit Stairwell is equipped with an emergency intercom system. The intercom system is located on both the second and third floors.
  3. The LB2 Emergency Exit Stairwell is designated as an Area of Rescue Assistance. The LB2 Emergency Exit door is alarmed and connected to Campus Safety. Campus Safety staff will be alerted when an individual accesses the emergency stairwell.

In the event of a building evacuation, certain Library Staff are designated as Evacuation Wardens and assist individuals in safely exiting the building. Evacuation Wardens can aid in moving individuals into Areas of Rescue Assistance and relaying location information to emergency service personnel.

Signage

Placards are located throughout the Campus Library to identify offices, classrooms, restrooms, elevators, the Reading Room, study rooms, and stairwells. These placards include both visual text and Braille lettering.

Print posters are located on columns and walls in Open Study areas that communicate library policies, such as food & beverage, cell phone use, and study zones. These posters do not include Braille lettering.

More information about library policies is found on our Campus Library Policies page.

Contact the Library

Phone: 425-352-5340 (Voice & Relay)

Website: Campus Library serving the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College

Campus Location: LB1, located in the middle of campus, across from the Bookstore

Mailing Address: UWB/CC Campus Library, 18225 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011

Comments and suggestions regarding the Accessibility Guide are welcome and can be submitted through the online feedback form.