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Macdonald DeWitt Library at SUNY Ulster

Policies & Services: Library Accessibility

Accessibility of Library Resources and Services

The Macdonald DeWitt Library is committed to providing all students, faculty and staff equitable access to library resources and services. If you need assistance while in the library, please speak with any library staff member. For further assistance regarding library accessibility, please contact Kari Mack, Director of Library Services (mackk@sunyulster.edu or 845-687-5214).

Physical Accessibility in the Library

Parking: The Macdonald DeWitt Library is centered at the heart of the Stone Ridge campus. Handicap parking for the main entrance is available in Lots B and C, with elevator access available in Hardenburgh Hall and Clinton Hall, respectively. Handicap parking for the rear entrance through Burroughs Hall is available in Lot A. Clinton Hall and Burroughs Hall have push-button activated entry doors.

Elevators: The library has elevator access to the ground, first and second floors. The mezzanine from the second floor is accessible by a key-operated lift. Ask for the lift key at the Circulation Desk.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located on the main level (1st floor) and both the men's and women's restrooms have push-button automatic doors.

Access: Library staff will pull materials upon request when the materials are not physically accessible for any reason. For example if materials are too high or too low on a shelf, or if the call numbers are difficult to see. Physical materials may also be requested through the online Library Catalog.

Wheelchair-accessible study carrels and tables are available throughout the library. The main level has a computer station that can be raised to standing height as well as an empty desk that can be raised or lowered.

In Case of Emergency: There is an emergency call box on the second floor of the library. Building alarms are audible and visual. If possible, please proceed to the nearest exit. If you are unable to exit on your own, move to safe place and find an emergency call box or call Public Safety at 845-687-5221.

Campus Office of Accessibility Services

All disability documents, disability questions, concerns, issues, and accommodation questions should be sent to disability_services@sunyulster.edu .

All test-related questions, concerns, or issues, including making appointments to take a test in the Testing Center, should be directed to testingcenter@sunyulster.edu

Disability Services Suite
VAN 128D
Disability Office Phone: (845)687-5121
Fax: (845)687-5090

Testing Center
Hasbrouck 101 I & J & L
Testing Center Phone: (845)688-6016

Library Resources

The library offers over 70,000 print books, 250,000 ebooks and 96,000 streaming videos. Requests for alternative formats of library materials can be made to any library staff member or emailed to askref@sunyulster.edu. 

Library Vendor Accessibility Statements

The library makes every attempt to ensure that our vendors are in compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Below are the accessibility statements or policies provided by our vendors.