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Accessibility Statement

Atkins Library is committed to providing an accessible experience for all users of the library. We offer a variety of support to facilitate physical and virtual access to library services, collections, and spaces. Staff working at public service points will make every effort to accommodate accessibility requests.

Accessibility Plan

To further this commitment, the Library's Accessibility Committee has implemented a Multi-Year Plan to guide accessibility work for the years 2022-2025. This plan will be revisited and revised as needed on an annual basis.       

Who to Contact

Please contact Tracie Krumbine, the Library’s Accessibility Committee Co-Chair and Liaison to the Office of Disability Services at or 704-687-1146 with any questions, comments, or concerns.

Report a Barrier

If you encounter a physical or digital barrier while using the library or its resources, please report it using the Report a Barrier form.  The form will go to the library's accessibility committee email account ( We will review and respond to your report within one week and contact appropriate resources to inform them of the issue.

Accessible Facilities

Parking and Transportation

UNC Charlotte has accessible parking throughout campus for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. 

The Niner Transit Bus Service operates year-round is free and available to all.

During daytime hours, Niner Disability Paratransit provides scheduled and on-demand disability transport throughout the inner core of campus for those with mobility impairments who are registered for the service. Disability Paratransit must be prearranged. Requests are processed and transport is scheduled quickly, usually within 24 hours.

Hours of Service

During the fall and spring semester, the Library is open 24/5 with a 24/7 schedule during exams. Hours will fluctuate during breaks and summer sessions. Check the library's calendar for current hours.

Assistive Technologies

All of our computers and circulating laptops are equipped with assistive technology software. The software varies depending on the computer’s operating system. Please ask the Information and Research Desk staff on the library’s first floor for additional details.

University Resources

Office of Disability Services
9201 University City Blvd.
Fretwell 230
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001

Library resources for students with disabilities

Campus Accessibility Information