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Accessible Entrances to Buildings

Handicap entrances to the major buildings on campus:

  • Campion: There is a ramp into the main entrance.
  • Carney: The accessible entrance is in the rear of the building near the Commonwealth Avenue entrance to campus.
  • Cushing: Both the front and back doors are accessible. The back entrance is also near the entrance to Health Services.
  • Devlin: The accessible entrance is in the front of the building.
  • Fulton: Access either through the front entrance on the Quad or through the back entrance across from McGuinn.
  • Gasson: The accessible entrance is located opposite the Quad on the left side of the building.
  • Higgins: The main entrance across from the statue of St. Ignatius is accessible. There is also an accessible entrance on the first floor behind the parking lot to the right of the loading dock, which is open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Lyons: The accessible entrance is in the back, across from the Dustbowl and close to the commuter dining area.
  • McElroy: The accessible entrance is located in the rear of the building near the Commonwealth Avenue entrance to campus.
  • McGuinn: One accessible entrance is at the top of the ramp to the left of the main door near McGuinn 121, a large lecture room. A second entrance is located in the back, next to a parking lot.
  • Merkert: The accessible entrance is near the Conte Forum circle; an elevator to the other floors in the building is near the entrance.
  • O'Neill Library: O'Neill can be accessed either by a ramp to the left of the front of the main library doors, or through the Government Documents Room near the steps on the opposite side of the building. Swipe card access is required and can be obtained by contacting the Disability Services Office at 617-552-3470.

Dining Hall Accessibility

Accessible entrances to University Dining Facilities:

  • Carney's, McElroy 3rd floor: Accessible from the first floor lobby elevator
  • Eagle's Nest, McElroy 2nd floor: Accessible from the first floor lobby elevator
  • Faculty Dining Room, McElroy 3rd floor: Accessible from the first floor lobby elevator
  • Hillside Café, Maloney Hall, 1st floor: Accessible from the front entrance
  • Lower Campus Dining Hall, Corcoran Commons, 1st floor: Accessible from the front entrance
  • Lyons basement ("The Rat," Welch Dining Hall): Accessible from the basement entrance

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