You can find information about the facilities available in your lecture or seminar room, including images showing the room layout.
Catering outlets on campus are well sign-posted. College dining rooms and snack bars are accessible from ground level; the dining room at the King’s Manor is accessible by lift.
All social facilities on campus should be accessible to everyone.
At catered events in the University, every effort is made for arrangements to meet special dietary needs if those needs are made known in advance.
The University is unable to offer guarantees as to the detailed content of dishes generally served in its catering outlets. Anyone with a dietary allergy should exercise particular care in making their selection.
For a meal, though all dining facilities are accessible, the most easily accessible include the Mondrian in Vanbrugh college, the Roger Kirk Centre, Quarks in the NSLC and the Library cafe. The Costcutter shops in Market Square and Halifax College are accessible.
If you are staying on campus (eg for a conference) you will find that the staff organising the event/your accommodation have been trained in accessibility issues. You can request an accessible bedroom, which will usually be on the ground floor. For further information,
Guide dogs are welcome in University accommodation.
Security staff are on duty 24 hours a day to help in emergencies and provide information. Each porter’s lodge is equipped with a first-aid box and porters can arrange appropriate medical help.
There are low-level cash points at the banks in Heslington village and at Vanbrugh College, Goodricke College and Market Square.
The Sports Centre has a Disability Statement and can be contacted by individuals with specific accessibility needs.