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Simpson Library | Special Collections

Accessibility: Our Building

This guide highlights UMW Libraries' accessibility resources.

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Simpson Library
1801 College Ave.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
540-286-8066
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Simpson Library

Entrance

  • The main entrance to Simpson Library is located on Campus Walk, the main pedestrian path through campus, at 1801 College Ave.
  • The main entrance is wheelchair accessible.

Parking

  • Accessible parking spaces are available across the Fredericksburg campus.
  • The closest accessible parking with easy access to Campus Walk is along the side of the Jepson Science Center.
  • For more information on accessible campus parking, visit the UMW Parking Management Website.

Elevators

  • Access to all floors is available via the elevator at the north end of the building, on the side of Simpson closest to the HCC.
  • The elevators' floor numbers are printed in Braille for use by the visually impaired.

Restrooms and Water Fountains

  • Wheelchair accessible restrooms and water fountains are available on all floors.

Study Rooms and Quiet Study Areas

  • **Due to COVID precautions, Simpson Library study rooms are not currently available for use.**
    Wheelchair-accessible group study rooms are located on the second and third floors. Study rooms may be reserved by visiting the Simpson Library Study Room Scheduler.
  • Although it is often possible to find a quiet study space on all three floors, Simpson's 3rd floor is reserved for quiet study and includes a variety of study spaces for individual study

Service Animals

  • Service Animals and service-animals-in-training are welcome and permitted.

Emergency Evacuations

  • Fire alarms are equipped with strobe lights for hearing-impaired patrons.
  • In any emergency, DO NOT USE THE ELEVATORS.