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Avery Point Campus Library Disability Services

It is the mission of the University of Connecticut Library to provide every library patron access to all library facilities and collections to the best of our abilities. This page contains information on library services for persons with disabilities at UConn’s Avery Point Library. For other UConn locations, please consult the appropriate Library or site.

Services

The Library provides assistance to persons with permanent or temporary disabilities on an individual basis. Services include but are not limited to:

  • Retrieval of library materials held at Avery Point Library, Avery Point Campus.
  • Assistance with bibliographic sources.
  • Orientation to the Library building.
  • Assistance with research projects.
  • Access to materials in alternative formats.

Policies

Service Animal Policy

Equipment

Avery Point Library has the following equipment available:

  • Accessible workstations for the Library’s electronic services
  • Internet access

Physical Access

Avery Point Library has a ramp to the west entrance but does not have an automatic door. There is a doorbell for patrons requiring assistance. There is an elevator to the second floor which may require assistance from staff.

UConn faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students may place requests for library materials held at the Avery Point Library and beyond through Interlibrary Services. Avery Point Library staff will assist patrons with retrieval on site.

Links to other University of Connecticut Resources for Students with Disabilities