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Accessibility at the LGBT RC

The LGBT Resource Center strives to develop events, programs, trainings, and services that are accessible to all people. The Disability Cultural Center's Guide to Accessible Event Planning guides many of our efforts. Whenever possible, we utilize campus locations with wheelchair accessible doorways, wheelchair accessible bathrooms, gender inclusive bathrooms, and elevators. We provide ASL interpretation at all major events and programs, and we include captions on all videos. We aim to provide food that is accessible to people with a broad range of dietary restrictions, and we are intentional to provide information about ingredients. If you ever need additional accommodations to ensure your full participation, please don't hesitate to email lgbt@syr.edu

Unfortunately, the LGBT Resource Center itself is not totally accessible. We are located in a two story building without an elevator; many staff offices and the conference room are located on the second floor. Our front door is accessible only via stairs; in 2014, we added ramp access to our back door. You can access this ramp via the driveway at Off-Campus and Commuter Services. However, please be aware that this driveway is steep, may contain cars, and may be icy or snowy in the winter months. Additionally, we do not have a wheelchair accessible bathroom (although they are gender inclusive), and our doorways (approximately 30 inches wide) may not be large enough for some wheelchair users to access. 

We recognize that accessibility is foundational to intersectional social justice work. We are working closely with University administrators to increase accessibility to the LGBT RC. In the meantime, if you would like to be connected to the LGBT RC but are unable to access it, please email lgbt@syr.edu so we can make accommodations. Also, please email lgbt@syr.edu if you would like to be part of the conversation about accessibility.